The role of Reddit in the GameStop short squeeze
Abhinav Anand and
Economics Letters, 2022, vol. 211, issue C
We present evidence that the tone of r/wallstreetbets (WSB) discussions displayed significant predictive associations with intraday GameStop variables and that the comment distribution obeyed a power law and in fact it was 462 users whose posts most impacted GME.
Keywords: Short squeeze; GameStop; WallStreetBets (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D91 G14 G40 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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