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This Comedian Explained Stock Market Developments in a Hilarious Video. Even Elon Musk Approves

This Comedian Explained Stock Market Developments in a Hilarious Video. Even Elon Musk Approves

Over the past few days after the battle between small-time traders and hedge funds shook US and European stock markets and the battle moved into Asia on Thursday.

GameStop has been a buzz word over the past few days after the battle between small-time traders and hedge funds shook US and European stock markets. The battle moved into Asia on Thursday, with surges in several Australian companies squeezing another batch of financial institutions that have bet on the stocks falling.

ALSO READ: How a Reddit Forum Led to 300% Surge in GameStop Stock and Then Full Drama in Wall Street

A lot of people are scratching their heads to get a hang of things and to understand what exactly is happening and what do all these new words mean. So, actress Avalon Penrose decided o come up with an explainer video to break down the things for everyone else in the simple most ways understandable to a layman. Her hilarious video has gone viral with over 3 million views.

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And even Elon Musk is impressed with her brief lecture!

Alot of drama has unfolded on the Internet lately after Reddit's subreddit r/WallStreetBets propelled a meteoric surge in American videogame company GameStop's shares soaring over 400% this week, after aggressive touting of GameStop's stock by several of its members.

ALSO READ: GameStop Memes Surge on Internet as Freakish Stock Rise by Reddit Baffles Wall Street

The soar in GameStock was the result of actions that appear to have helped fuel a so-called short squeeze in GameStop (GME) stock, where investors who had used options to bet against the stock needed to cover those bets by buying shares.

WallStreetBets has since turned its attention to other stocks, with movie theatre chain AMC (AMC) spiking more than 300% on Wednesday.

In a post soon after making WallStreetBets public again Wednesday evening, the moderators outlined their struggle to manage the group's surging popularity.

first published:January 28, 2021, 17:41 IST
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