In conversations with Mellon’s former head of trading and analytics and the former head of the SEC’s Office of Internet Enforcement, Double Take dissects the latest headline-grabbing market movement, as retail traders using forums like Reddit sparked wild stock swings, caused Robinhood to halt buys, and squeezed short sellers. We also explore the role of short selling in an efficient market, and more.
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