Dumb money may not be so dumb after all.
The group referred to as “dumb money” ended up making significant gains in 2021 from AMC stock.
Retail investors who got in early made a whopping 1200% return in their investment with the share price only sitting at $27 per share.
Those who traded the stock back in June made nearly 3000% in return when AMC reached $72 per share.
Is dumb money actually dumb?
Here’s what’s next.
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AMC stock took the internet by a storm all of 2021.
It was on the top 10 list of most searched words on Google, and it was the most searched ticker symbol in the markets.
Why did AMC get so much traction?
The story is incredible.
The Data Showed These Possibilities
You might wonder, how the heck did this stock provide investors with more than 1200% in returns?
The truth is a small group of retail investors on Reddit’s r/wallstreetbets found data that predicted it to do so.
In fact, the data says AMC can still rise much higher than its climb to $72 per share.
See, we knew two things.
AMC stock was heavily shorted, and short sellers (investors betting against the stock), eventually needed to cover.
This meant that as retail investors bought the stock, the demand for it would increase the price, causing a short squeeze (massive price influx).
The people on the opposite side of the spectrum were hedge funds, financial institutions who lost billions of dollars betting the stock would go down.
In the midst of pursuing one of the biggest trades in history, retail investors were able to save AMC Entertainment from going bankrupt.
The century old movie theatre chain raised more than $2 billion dollars in cash and began innovating ever since.
Mainstream media fought hard
What surprised retail investors is how much mainstream media actually cared about their finances.
Finance media warned investors to stay clear from the stock, eventually attacking the company and anyone who invested in it.
The Fool, MarketWatch, Benzinga, Yahoo Finance, and other finance media began attacking the ‘ape community’.
Come to find out there was a massive conflict of interest given that all these news platforms were tied to News Corp., a company indirectly owned by the biggest hedge fund shorting AMC stock, Citadel Securities.
While mainstream media might have been able to scare a few people from their money, the ape community persisted to educate the public.
My platform introduced hundreds of thousands of people to AMC stock, and now millions.
YouTubers such as Trey’s Trades and Matt Kohrs used their channels to expose the data that triggered millions of retail investors to buy the stock.
As an early adopter, my blog has educated the public on the data that predicted these price moves and has fought for a fair market through investigative journalism.
Is the AMC short squeeze over?
The AMC short squeeze is not over, AMC’s reported short interest is still very high.
Although you cannot buy the stock at $2 or $5 anymore, entry at $25-$27 is very cheap compared to where the price can still go.
AMC’s share price rose from $14 to $72 when the short interest dropped from 20% to 14%.
The short interest is currently at 17% meaning shorts have opened new positions.
And as long as there are this many shorts betting against AMC, they have locked in positions to be squeezed out of.
Third wave price predictions are looking at AMC trading at hundreds of dollars per share.
As retail investors continue to buy and hold the stock en masse, AMC will continue to set new all-time highs (ATH).
Should you buy AMC stock in 2022?
There are conditions to buying AMC stock in 2022.
First, be willing to invest money you can afford to lose because nothing is certain in the markets.
The stock market is a very institution-oriented device and still very much plays in the favor of banks and hedge funds alike.
Your risk tolerance will play a massive role in this trade but could very well be worth it.
To take things into perspective, majority of the community who got into AMC last year is still holding the stock even though they can cash out massive gains.
The reason being is conviction.
AMC has so much more potential, and we are all excited to see it come to fruition this new year.
If this sounds like it could be a play for you then you might want to consider it.
Opportunities like this don’t come very often.
I guess dumb money wasn’t very dumb after all.
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