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Old 02-18-21, 02:59 PM
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He didn't drive the squeeze, that was the subreddit. He invested back in 2019 because he saw value in the stock without the possibility of a short squeeze ever happening.

He also never hid he was licensed. He has a whole YouTube channel about his investment strategies.
Old 02-18-21, 03:14 PM
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^ The article links him to that subreddit as "Roaring Kitty". Now whether he was truly very active pumping that stock on that subreddit and also hid the fact he was not an amateur investor, I have no idea.
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I thought Deep Fucking Value was the one that pushed the stock and started buying years ago? I'm not familiar with Roaring Kitty, but also didn't peruse Reddit actively.
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Roaring Kitty is his YouTube channel. DeepFuckingValue is his Reddit name. He simply made a post showing his position, and explaining why he thought GameStop was a good long-term investment opportunity, and then posted his unrealized gains/losses monthly/weekly/daily. And for about a year he was getting crushed on the subreddit, and everyone was mocking him saying he dumped over $50k on a loser stock. And you know what he said? If you're so sure that I'm wrong, bet against me.
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Yup, just googled and figured that out. Did he even close his position or is it still open?
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^ Well, if that's the case, plaintiff Christian Iovin is a tad confused.
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Here we go again....


Old 02-25-21, 10:14 AM
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If people want to throw their money away I guess they can.
Old 02-25-21, 10:32 AM
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I'm not savvy enough to understand what a "gamma squeeze" actually is (it all sounds like gibberish to me) but the blatant market manipulation here (and not from individual stock volumes) is obscene, and I don't get why we don't focus (on the government level) on that instead of the retail market for buying stocks.
Old 02-25-21, 10:55 AM
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Gamma squeeze is just a reference to buying shares to cover options contracts that have been exercised.

If they don't have the shares to cover that contract, then they have to buy them which - in the case of GME - meant buying from people that are holding the shares and are driving the price waaaaay up.

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Old 02-25-21, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
Gamma squeeze is just a reference to buying shares to cover options contracts that have been exercised.

If they don't have the shares to cover that contract, then they have to buy them which - in the case of GME - meant buying from people that are holding the shares and are driving the price waaaaay up.
Ah, ok, I'm talking about this current rise which seems kind of complex.
Old 02-25-21, 11:06 AM
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The current one is all speculation right now (there are a lot of theories, despite how sure some people sound, it's still largely theory), but it's definitely apparent somebody is toying with the market.
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Doge has been trending upwards last few days.
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I bought about $30 worth of Doge yesterday. I'm not a big time investor, I just like to play a bit.
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When all this started back in Jan I spent $10 on Doge at 2.

a couple day later bought $40 more at about 8

So I have 929 Doges?

I have no idea what it is or what I have.
Old 04-15-21, 08:38 PM
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My daughter recently picked up $50 worth of dogecoin for a penny and it's on a run today, she says 7 right now. Somr think $1 is possible this year. I don't own any myself for full disclosure.
My daughter has around $600 now. I still don't own any.
Old 04-15-21, 10:04 PM
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It's around 30 right now. Just crazy.
https://www.coindesk.com/price/dogecoin
Old 04-16-21, 06:19 AM
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The DJIA (or that graph of rich peoples feelings as its sometimes referred to) has closed over 34,000, which I believe is an all time high.
Old 04-16-21, 07:20 AM
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Pretty much all of my crypto investments have gone crazy in the past year, but Doge is a weird one. I picked up 1000 when it was under a penny expecting to never see that $10 again.
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I had to buy my doge on Robinhood. Ive heard the horror stories of them not allowing people to sell. Anyone had experience with them?
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I've never had an issue with them, other than the weird Gamestop debacle in which people were unable to buy. I think there was a glitch yesterday with crypto trading, but I'm not getting any errors today.

Doge is now at $.45

Crazy.
Old 04-16-21, 09:16 AM
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You now need $1.20 to buy a Euro.
Crazy
Old 04-16-21, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by parrotheads4 View Post
You now need $1.20 to buy a Euro.
Crazy
I guess. I mean, the dollar to Euro has fluctuated about 3% in either direction since January, but Doge is up 3000% in that period.
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I guess. I mean, the dollar to Euro has fluctuated about 3% in either direction since January, but Doge is up 3000% in that period.
True. Did you know the Euro has depreciated nearly 9% since last year? What does that say for the dollar?
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Originally Posted by GoVegan View Post
I've never had an issue with them, other than the weird Gamestop debacle in which people were unable to buy. I think there was a glitch yesterday with crypto trading, but I'm not getting any errors today.

Doge is now at $.45

Crazy.
I'm thinking they are having technical issues.




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