Crypto Long & Short: GameStop, Dogecoin and a New Market Paradigm
We’re not just witnessing the changing nature of market forces. We’re also seeing a shift in the definition of market “fundamentals.”
Es difícil ser justo con el significado e importancia que ha tenido el escándalo de Reddit-Robinhood-GameStop ocurrido la semana pasada. Con esto no quiero decir que no haya sido sobreestimado en algunos lugares. He oído comparaciones con los disturbios del Capitolio. Y no es lo mismo: aquello se trató de una sedición; esto es rebelión, […]
GameStop brings forward the prospect of a paradigm shift that challenges existing regulations: decentralization. Though seemingly coming from nowhere for many, the themes behind the Reddit-fueled r/Wallstreetbets pump of GameStop feel familiar. Watching it unfold, I tried to figure out just why it had captured my interest to such a degree, and, to me, it was a spillover into the traditional markets of some pervasive themes driving crypto.Despite some competition in the narrative, I view the motivating force — and by it, I mean the social media-fueled spread of the message that drew enough....
Digital-market traders found amusement in the GameStop saga. They also saw an opportunity for self-reflection. Here's what Niall Ferguson, Caitlin Long, Mati Greenspan and Jonathan Mohan said.
WallStreetBets traders coordinated buying of GameStop stock to squeeze short-selling hedge funds – but was that collusion?
Reddit’s Wall Street Bets is beating hedge funds at their own game. Crypto exchange FTX has listed GameStop, the global videogames retail chain, after the stock became by far the most popular choice on Reddit’s infamous Wall Street Bets, a community dedicated to trading stock market options.The FTX listing on Wednesday morning allows crypto traders to get in on the action as well. The offering comes as part of FTX’s tokenized stocks program, which features both spot and futures markets for popular stocks and indices. This allows crypto traders to get exposure to stocks using crypto and....