Amid bloody turmoil, Redditors in the meme stock hub of the internet were trying to figure out if there's money to be made.
A 23-Year-Old Fast Food Worker With $0.09 In the Bank Bought $200K In Meme Stocks in Fraud Case: SEC
According to the complaint, the man described it as "a joke" and his account was in profit before being liquidated.
Shares in Bed Bath & Beyond spiked 45% on Monday thanks to meme stock traders, only to fall on Tuesday and Wednesday due to company underperformance.
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A Congressional report criticizes Robinhood for "troubling business practices, inadequate risk management, and a culture that prioritized rapid growth."
The point of this joke, if you want to call it that, seems to have been to see how easily people and bots can be duped.