Woman explains GameStop short-selling likes she's five

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I wonder with shorting shares, why the gambling commission isn’t involved?

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“I own stocks so I have a pretty good understanding of the stock market”

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That delivery was excellent. Someone give this comedian a sitcom.

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I held it together until “online reading club”.

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I loved, “Not today! We want hedges too.”

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Online reading groups FTW.

BTW In case folks haven’t seen it, Cory’s explanation has everything:
https://pluralistic.net/2021/01/28/payment-for-order-flow/#wallstreetbets

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I showed this video to my wife a couple days ago. Once it got to the “Not today!..” bit, she lost it. :laughing:

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That’s an excellent writeup. As they say, the real crime is what’s legal.

I’m re-watching The Magicians where “Hedges” are going around paying for things with “deweys” and it feels like that should fit right in.

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What a great name “Avalon Penrose” is.

I hope that’s her birth name and not a stage name, but either way it’s nice.

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So it boils down to a shrubbery? Now I totally get it.

monty python coconut GIF

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Hope this works;

https://nintendowiimote.tumblr.com/post/641682707634683904
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That actually improved my understanding of the situation.

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It’s funny how cars have become a defacto private space to make videos. Shades of “Americathon.”

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This reminds me of the former President of the United States when he explained modern medicine to me.

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Carsplains should be a word.

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I almost skipped it for that reason. Glad I didn’t.

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