The Big Squeeze: How Main Street Beat Wall Street

by Curtis Kosic
February 21, 2021

If you have spent any amount of time on social media or news outlets recently, you probably have seen the news about Gamestop and the stock market. You have also probably recently learned about the Reddit discussion board known as WallStreetBets and how it caused bailouts of several hedge funds.

This event, however, now categorized as a “black swan” (an event of extreme improbability), goes deeper than most realize. And the true history of it, spanning more than a decade, needs to be uncovered.