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WallStreetBets, GameStop and Hedge Fund Short Sales

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WallStreetBets, Gamestop, and Shorts

The ongoing developments of the actions and interactions of private investors (specifically through RobinHood) have called into question what is fair, what is legal, and how gains for holding and selling may fairly occur.  This guide is designed to serve as a starting point for research in these topics. 

Special Consideration:

Researchers are given the task of evaluating the sources they use when selecting readings, judging those readings, and finally incorporation into the researcher's writing.  Under normal circumstances, a researcher must weigh the credibility, authority, etc. of a source to determine if it worth using for one's research.  While this still holds true for research into this topic, there is a considerable wrinkle.  Normally one would select readings from time-honored business-related resources.  This topic, however, deals with Reddit users in "rebellion" against the "Wall Street establishment," which one could easily conclude

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