Counter-Hegemonic Finance: The Gamestop Short Squeeze

@article{Chohan2021CounterHegemonicFT,
  title={Counter-Hegemonic Finance: The Gamestop Short Squeeze},
  author={Usman W. Chohan},
  journal={Financial Crises eJournal},
  year={2021}
}
The events that surrounded the short squeeze of various downtrodden stocks such as Gamestop (GME) allude to a counter-hegemonic financial effort, with small-scale investors pooling in to sabotage the short-positions of large Wall Street players such as hedge funds. This paper frames these events in terms of public reprisal for the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and public contempt for insular financial private interest. The discussion suggests that such people-power initiatives, abetted by… 
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