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GameStop 4-1 Stock Split Makes Buying It More Affordable

GameStop 4-1 Stock Split
Market News: GameStop announces 4-1 stock split

GameStop just approved a 4-1 stock split.

The proposal was on the table for months, but Dow Jones Newswire has officially confirmed it.

Shareholders have been waiting for this fundamental catalyst in hopes of scaring short sellers and finally creating a proper GME short squeeze.

But this is more than just a short squeeze catalyst.

If you’re a true believer of the company and in the innovation and future of where it’s going in the NFT space, now is the perfect time to look into owning a piece of the company.

It’s about to get pretty damn affordable.

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GameStop announces 4-1 stock split

GME 4-1 stock split explained
GME 4-1 stock split explained

GameStop Corp. on Wednesday said its board approved and declared a four-for-one split.

It’s the first time GameStop has split the stock since 2007 making it the second time in history it happened.

GameStop had done a 2-1 stock split thirteen years ago.

So, what does a 4-1 stock split even mean?

It means that current GME shareholders will receive 4 shares of GME stock for every one share they currently hold.

If you’re holding 1 share of GameStop in your stock portfolio, you will receive 4 shares of GME stock.

Shareholders with 1,000 shares of GME stock will receive 4,000 shares.

However, this does not mean GameStop’s share price will quadruple in the process.

On the contrary, GameStop’s current share price will be divided by four.

The stock closed at $117.43 on Wednesday and has jumped more than 8% after hours.

What will GameStop shares be worth after the stock split?

Based on Wednesday’s number figure, GME stock will be worth approximately $29.35 after the split, making the stock much more affordable for the public to invest in.

GameStop stock split date

GameStop 4-1 Stock Split

Investors who purchase GME stock before July 18 will receive the additional shares in GameStop’s 4-1 stock split.

Some investors might wonder, why is GameStop splitting its stock?

Often times when a stock’s share price has reached high levels, a company will issue a stock split to make it more affordable for the public to purchase.

We’ve seen this happen with Tesla (TSLA) and Apple (AAPL) in the past.

Amazon recently had a 20-1 stock split, making it extremely affordable to add AMZN stock to your portfolio.

Stock splits are a common way to attract more investors towards a growing company.

Are you a GME shareholder?

How many shares of GME stock will you own after the stock split?

Or are you a curious investor who is thinking of buying GME after the stock splits at a much more affordable price?

And lastly, will GameStop’s 4-1 stock split be a catalyst to finally squeeze short sellers from their positions?

I’d love to hear your thoughts.

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Free Live Daily Updates: AMC Short Interest Today

AMC Short Interest Today
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Community, I’m going to be updating this list of momentum stock and their short interest and utilization daily (AMC short interest).

Be sure to bookmark this page for daily AMC short interest updates. This information is being taken straight from Ortex. I understand not everyone has insight to this information so I will be making it all public for you.

Other metrics being updated daily will include the cost to borrow and the shares on loan.

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#1. BBIG Short Interest

Short Interest: 23.74% | Utilization: 100.00 | Cost To Borrow: 236.24 | Shares On Loan: 60.23 Million | Days To Cover: 3.17

(Updated Daily)

#2. SNDL Short Interest

Short Interest: 9.38 | Utilization: 92.84 | Cost To Borrow: 4.72 | Shares On Loan: 328.61 Million | Days To Cover: 4.46

(Updated Daily)

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#3. SENS SI

Short Interest: 20.74% | Utilization: 100.00 | Cost To Borrow: 14.58 | Shares On Loan: 130.14 Million | Days To Cover: 31.77

(Updated Daily)

#4. BIOR SI

Short Interest: 12.07% | Utilization: 100.00 | Cost To Borrow: 22.35 | Shares On Loan: 23.45 Million | Days To Cover: 8.11

(Updated Daily)

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#5. AMC Short Interest

(Updated Daily)

Short Interest: 17.90% | Utilization: 100.00 | Cost To Borrow: 16.27 | Shares On Loan: 141.35 Million | Days To Cover: 3.45

Related: These Two Signs Will Tell You a Short Squeeze is Over

#6. GME Short Interest

Short Interest: 20.84% | Utilization: 100.00 | Cost To Borrow: 35.45 | Shares On Loan: 20.41 Million | Days To Cover: 6.16

(Updated Daily)

#7. ATER SI

Short Interest: 24.90% | Utilization: 97.96 | Cost To Borrow: 71.97 | Shares On Loan: 15.06 Million

(Updated Daily)

#8. MULN SI

Short Interest: 14.85% | Utilization: 100.00 | Cost To Borrow: 28.80 | Shares On Loan: 96 Million | Days To Cover: 1.37

(Updated Daily)

#9. RDBX SI

Short Interest: 145.63% | Utilization: 100.00 | Cost To Borrow: 652.49 | Shares On Loan: 2.88 Million | Days To Cover: 0.11

(Updated Daily)

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Will GameStop See a Massive Short Squeeze Again?

GameStop Short Squeeze
GameStop GME stock – is GameStop Squeezable?

Just when we thought GameStop’s short squeeze was over we begin to see GME gain some momentum.

GameStop has been the heart of the wallstreetbets movement and continues to have a strong sentimental hold on retail investors and gamers alike.

The retail investors who missed GameStop’s first squeeze either bought AMC shares or bought GME while it was still high.

And if you got in when it fell back down to $40, well you’re doing pretty well right now.

So, will GameStop see a massive short squeeze again?

Here’s what we know.

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GameStop closed at $129.69 on Monday, June 27th.

Trading volume is currently sitting at 2.4 million with 4 million now being GameStop’s average volume.

Understanding the short-seller

GameStop has taken the entire internet and finance world by a storm. What is happening nowadays.

Retail investors over at r/wallstreetbets have opened Pandora’s Box on short-sellers and hedge fund institutions.

Short-sellers are investors who short the stock.

Shorting a stock is the process by which sellers essentially bet on the stock price to drop.

They borrow stocks at a higher cost and sell the stock low, profiting the difference.

Short Selling GameStop Stock
How short selling works

We’ve seen GameStop drop down and consolidate at $40 after its gamma squeeze peaked close to $500 per share back in January.

As of June 27th, it is trading at $129.69.

The stock has made a massive climb after some serious consolidation. It looks like GameStop is prepping itself for another gamma squeeze.

Could we finally see that GME squeeze everyone’s been waiting for?! I think its time.

See, GameStop’s short interest is still rather high and not all short sellers closed their positions back in January.

This means the stock still has loads of room to go bonkers.

What is a short-ladder attack?

short-ladder attack is a strategy performed by short-sellers where they bid on the stock at a significantly lower sell price and purchase it from one another.

Thus, driving the share price lower.

How do you spot a short-ladder attack?

When the stock knows nothing but gains, but something keeps pushing it down until over and over again, that’s when you’ll know.

Why GameStop has potential for a second short squeeze

  1. Short-sellers didn’t learn their lesson from the first time. GameStop stock is still being heavily shorted.
  2. With GameStop becoming a technology company, its value has not only significantly gone up but it now has even more potential to keep driving its momentum.
  3. Retail investors have a strong conviction towards GameStop investment. This means they’re not willing to sell the stock which in turn creates a supply and demand scenario with short-sellers who have to close their positions.
GameStop NFT Marketplace News

Short Share Availability and Short Borrow Fee Rate

You can see GameStop’s short share availability and short borrow fee rate using this link (via. Short interest data)

This number of course changes every day and can be expected to rise as hedge funds continue to short GameStop stock.

However, the short borrow fee rate isn’t a catalyst for GME to squeeze.

I’m excited for my subcommunity that holds both GME and AMC stock because both are about to skyrocket past Pluto.

GME Stock Analysis

Roensch Capital goes over the data for trending stocks.

The information is very easy to understand and gives you insight in the market from an analysts perspective.

Be sure to check out recent videos as they’re being uploaded to stay updated with any changes that occur in the market with GameStop.

Important Advisory

It is important to note that I am not a licensed financial advisor.

Like many traders and self taught investors, all speculation is based on educated estimations based on highly reliable analysis, patterns, and documented news charts.

Volume is key to a second GameStop short squeeze

Just like AMC, GameStop will need to see a continuous runup in share volume.

When retail investors continue to buy and hold GameStop stock, short-sellers shorting the stock eventually have to buy back the stock.

This demand and supply scenario results in various gamma squeezes.

The gains we’ve seen with GameStop have been a series of gamma squeezes, or incremental gains.

Usually what follows after gamma squeezes is a short squeeze if it has enough volume.

The volume of shares depends on how much retail investors are purchasing GameStop stock or selling it.

GameStop Stock
This chart is only reference and is not GameStop’s current price – GameStop Squeezable

You can keep an eye on it via. Yahoo Finance.

How Soon Will A Second GameStop Short Squeeze Happen?

There is so much volatility occurring in the stock market at the moment.

Such volatility is usually a sign of an upcoming short squeeze as we saw back in January.

Not only are retail investors experiencing a lot of volatility, but GameStop stock seems to be in bullish territory which is great for volume.

FOMO (fear of missing out) continues to bring in new retail investors which is a great driving factor to the stocks volume.

GameStop announces fourth quarter earnings for 2020 (ARCHIVE)

GameStop announces fourth quarter earnings for 2020
is GameStop squeezable? – GameStop Short Squeeze

Saving GameStop

Retail investors now have the power to save any company they wish to save.

Now it’s only a matter of time for GameStop to step up and raise capital so that they can innovate and provide more value back.

GameStop is currently looking for ways to operate more efficiently.

While the Reddit community was able to keep them from going bankrupt, the company as a whole will need to continue kicking butt.

Here’s what’s been going on with GameStop recently.

Current GameStop news

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is GameStop still squeezable? – GameStop Short Squeeze
  • GameStop introduces Matt Furlong as the new CEO of the company.
  • GME shares are still up nearly 1100% this year-to-date with the company’s valuation at $15 billion.
  • Bullish GameStop options are still currently being heavily traded

Prior to GameStop, Matt Furlong worked at Amazon in Australia overseeing the growth of operations.

He also worked in brand and marketing for Procter & Gamble years before.

The skills to grow operations and to properly brand and market will benefit GameStop immensely.

What can retail investors do to tackle shorting?

If retail investors want to counter GameStop’s stock price from plummeting, they’ll have to continue to hold and buy the stock.

This short squeeze play will require patience.

Important advisory

If you hold a position in GameStop, it’s important that you ask yourself what your reason for holding is.

Does your DD provide you with the confidence to stick to it longer if need be?

If so, stick to your convictions and trust the process.

Unfortunately, I didn’t get in on GameStop before it gamma squeezed so I took a position in AMC instead.

Taking this position has been one of the best financial decisions I’ve ever made.

I would take a position in GameStop if it was more affordable.

Regardless, I like the stock and I love the community even more.

Will GameStop finally short squeeze?

I think GameStop is preparing itself to put short sellers out of their misery.

The stock has been havoc to hedge funds and we can tell they’re giving out primarily due to this massive breakthrough we’re seeing now.

And although I personally don’t hold GME stock, I have a lot of awesome memories at GameStop which I would actually like to share with you at the end of this article.

Now let’s talk about a little justice.

A major hedge fund that was attacking GameStop has now been reported to lose a significant amount of money.

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Melvin Capital suffered 49% loss 1st quarter

Melvin capital suffers 49% loss 1st quarter of 2021

Ladies and gentlemen this is massive. Melvin Capital is a hedge fund that has been shorting both GameStop and AMC stock.

Melvin Capital suffered a 49% loss its first quarter of 2021, via. Markets Insider.

Here’s why this matters:

  • Not only are shorts losing money every day but huge hedge funds are bleeding
  • This is a huge win for retail investors
  • Unless shorts close their positions, hedge funds will continue to suffer
  • Interest rates can skyrocket for short sellers enabling them to close their positions

Now the hedge fund is closing its doors this June 2022 after several losses.

We’ve see GameStop’s short borrow fee decrease but I wouldn’t be surprised if it begins moving back up very soon.

Hedge funds have been trying to obliterate our beloved GameStop from the face of the planet.

Something about them losing a lot of money feels like justice.

Believe me, I’m 100% for making money.

The ethical way.

You should be supporting beloved companies, not targeting them just because you see an opportunity to kick someone when they’re down.

Karma is about to get a lot worse for hedge funds betting against both GameStop and AMC.

Read: How do hedge funds manipulate the stock market?

Will GameStop stock go up again?

As long as the stock continues to be shorted and held, GameStop can expect a series of gamma squeezes to continue pushing the stock up.

This will inevitably lead to the ultimate short squeeze.

Fundamentals can also drive GameStop’s stock price up.

The company will have to run efficiently by being able to meet projected goals.

Although this is not a fundamental play, mainstream media still has some influence over this.

Short sellers continue to face devastating losses from shorting GameStop.

Hedge funds are about to burn their second hand after playing with fire again.

FAQs

Gamma squeeze vs Short squeeze

gamma squeeze are momentum gains. These usually occur from call options closing in the pocket resulting in heavy buys or purchases in the market.

short squeeze is vigorous and can spike with no warning. This is where you see 100% gains in a matter of seconds and minutes. A short squeeze can even reach 1000% and 10,000% gains.

Related: How High Can AMC Stock Price Skyrocket Up To?

What is your first GameStop memory?

GameStop memory

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Do you remember your first GameStop memory?

I’m sure you have many.

I remember the first time my brother and I went inside a GameStop it was unreal.

It was my first time inside an actual video game store. T

he coolest thing was seeing how many different games and accessories they had for all the consoles at the time.

Some of the most awesome memories at GameStop was seeing that brand new game on display.

For me, it was Guitar Hero.

My god. Seeing all the marketing behind the game and the guitar in display was heaven.

I also remember the employees giving you close to nothing for a used game, lol.

What are some memories you have of GameStop?

I would love to hear from you.

Leave them in the comment below.

And lastly…

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Market News: NSCC-2022-003 Approved

NSCC-2022-003
Stock Market News: NSCC-2022-003 has been approved

NSCC-2022-003 has been APPROVED.

The filing replaced NSCC-2021-010 which was withdrawn on March 25th of 2022.

The rule aims at providing a more stable environment for market participants and I’m going to break it all down below.

Let’s get started.

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NSCC-2022-003 SFT clearing service

NSCC-2022-003 would implement the SFT clearing service (securities financing transactions).

This means the NSCC would act as a third party to clear FTDs (failure-to-delivers) from various institutions.

The NSCC would also collect margin from both the lender and borrower to mitigate any risk.

Here the NSCC essentially acts as a referee, preventing overleveraging, naked shorting, and FTDs in the market.

Predatorial short selling strategies could potentially be eliminated due to this filter.

The NSCC believes it can reduce market disruption from fire sales by liquidating positions in small batches.

I’ve stated in recent articles and on my channel that a squeeze in AMC and GameStop will likely occur in sequences.

A ‘controlled squeeze’ so to speak to avoid systemic risk in the market.

It’s very possible NSCC-2022-003 was created to unwind this mess in a manner that would prevent the stock market from collapsing.

Does the rule help hedge funds?

Yes, but it also helps retail investors.

While NSCC-2022-003 provides a safety net for overleveraged institutions, it will also create more balance in the market for retail investors.

The NSCC is requiring all SFT members to provide a $250,000 margin minimum amount.

And with DTCC B16845 already raising margin requirements, I think it’s fair to say hedge funds are being put on a leash.

Investors have been asking me, what happens if a hedge fund defaults?

Will they be held accountable for their short positions?

Assuming a hedge fund becomes an SFT member, under NSCC-2022-003, the NSCC would take all responsibility and be obligated to meet all settlements.

Although the proposal requires a $250,000 margin minimum, the NSCC is requiring members to hold sufficient liquidity to cover the largest settlement obligation.

In other words, every short position will be obligated to get closed.

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Former Branch Chief Disappointed by SEC Meme Stock Video

SEC Meme Stock Video
Market News: The SEC attacks retail investors with propaganda

The SEC meme stock video is circulating all over social media due to its surprisingly and unprofessional attack on retail investors.

The agency was created in the 30s after the Great Crash to prevent fraud and protect retail investors from predatorial practices conducted by Wall Street.

But something happened along the way – the branch has proved to take a stance with congress in tailoring policies for financial institutions.

Who is going to protect retail investors from the corrupt?

Former SEC Branch Chief expresses her thoughts on the propaganda published by the SEC.

Let’s discuss it.

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SEC publishes meme stock video

If you haven’t watched the SEC meme stock video, it’s embedded below.

SEC Meme Stock Video

The SEC published the video on their official YouTube channel where they restricted public commenting.

Former SEC Branch Chief Lisa Braganca said she was “very disappointed to see the SEC disparage investors in meme stocks as if they must have done it thoughtlessly – especially when the SEC permits most trading to take place in dark pools.”

She then tweeted, “how about a video on dark pools Gary Gensler?”

Lisa Braganca is an activist who fights for market transparency.

She’s talked on Matt Kohrs’ channel before and has done an AMA on Reddit’s r/Superstonk answering questions about self-regulatory regulations, SEC regulation, and SEC enforcement.

Gary Gensler admitted in a Bloomberg exclusive 90%-95% of retail orders don’t go through the lit exchange but failed to mention a solution to the problem.

In an interview with Jon Stewart, the SEC Chairman fails to deliver a quality and productive discussion on solving the problems in the market.

Jon Stewart described Gary Gensler as a sheriff in town that allows blatant corruption to occur.

For Gary, it’s clear it’s more about keeping the job rather than creating a legacy.

Activism matters

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The SEC’s meme stock video might try to portray retail investors as young and clueless novice investors.

But that’s far from who the retail community is.

Retail investors outsmarted hedge funds, exposed the corruption in the SEC, mainstream media, and are now attacking with this propaganda.

It’s a sign of weakness.

The retail community is made up of a very diversified group of people all fighting for the same cause.

And this is a threat to corporate media and powerful institutions.

Republicans and democrats getting together to fight for market transparency, what!?

But this isn’t just about the left and right getting together to combat corruption, it’s a global movement – and opps (opposers) don’t like this.

Trey made a great point when he stated why doesn’t the SEC tackle the problems that created meme stocks in the first place:

  • PFOF
  • Off exchange trading
  • Prime brokers
  • Arbitrage
  • Naked shorting
  • Derivative leverage
  • Etc.

Activism matters.

Retail investors must continue to raise awareness of these issues despite the propaganda.

What are your thoughts?

The SEC has ignored retail’s cry for help, and now they’ve made fun of the community with this meme stock video.

Did this unprofessionalism in our government surprise you?

I’d love to learn what you think.

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Bear Market Becomes Official: How Long Will It Last?

Bear Market Official
The stock market officially enters a bear market, but how long will it last?

We momentarily entered an official bear market when the S&P 500 fell 20% for the third time.

The stock market rallied today with the SPY and NASDAQ up almost 2%.

Media seems to be in denial, but bear rallies turned into a bear market a while ago, without the official title.

And although today seems to be a green day – the question is, how long will this bear market last for?

Let’s discuss it below.

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Stocks have tumbled all year

Taking a look at the SPY (S&P 500), and we’ll find that the index is down 17% year-to-date.

bear market SPY stock

The top 500 companies in this index have also been down trending all year.

Tech companies have taken a heavy hit this year.

And the NASDAQ shows it.

The NADAQ is down more than 27% this year-to-date.

Netflix (NFLX) is down almost 69%, Tesla (TSLA) is down 44%, and Apple (AAPL) stock 22%.

bear market NASDAQ

Hedge funds deeply invested in tech companies have suffered big losses this year already.

The Tiger Cubs are a group of hedge fund managers who are currently treading in dangerous waters.

These asset managers are ditching many positions creating massive selloffs, according to SEC filings.

Stocks rebounded today – how long will these bear rallies last?

The stock market bounces back

The stock market has momentarily bounced back staying clear from bear market territory.

SPY stock seems to be making its way back to the $400 per share level.

I’ve mentioned in previous articles and videos that the SPY seems to be respecting the $400 per share level relatively well.

Although stocks officially entered bear market territory, it’s very possible the SPY and market in general are bottoming out.

Stocks have seen all-time lows during these bear rallies but have since come up from these surprising lows.

Robinhood (HOOD) hit a low around $8 and change, now it’s trading above $10 again.

AMC Entertainment reached $9 and change, went back up to $13, and is currently trading close to $12.

GME stock on the other hand seems to have a hard time getting below $90.

The stock rose to $100 per share last week and is currently trading at $96 per share after it announced the launch of its new crypto and NFT wallet.

Related: These Two Signs Will Tell You a Short Squeeze is Over

Honestly, it’s a 50/50

I stated in a recent video that because we have seen mainly bear rallies all year long, it’s possible the SPY breaks downwards below $400 per share and we continue to see this downtrend.

Well, that happened last week, and we were officially, but momentarily, in a bear market.

Today we saw a small bounce back staying clear from that title.

But it’s still unclear whether the market has bottomed out yet or if there’s still room for stocks to fall.

Have the markets cooled off?

Is the market ready for a reversal?

What do you think?

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These Two Signs Will Tell You a Short Squeeze is Over

These two signs will tell you a short squeeze is over
Keep an eye out on these two things.

How will we know when a short squeeze is over?

There’s going to be signs traders will want to keep an eye out for.

In this article, I’m going to be going over them in detail and will be using AMC and GameStop as examples.

Be sure to read to the end so you don’t miss a thing.

Let’s get started.

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#1. Short interest

short interest

The short interest of a stock shows us the percent of a company’s float that is being shorted.

The reason AMC and GameStop were able to see price surges last year is because a small percent of short sellers closed out their positions in these stocks.

AMC’s short interest dropped from 20% to 14% when it had skyrocketed to $72 per share last year.

Today, AMC’s short interest is: 22.05%

GameStop’s current short interest is: 24.99%

You will know a short squeeze is over when there is no more short interest in an underlying stock.

You cannot have a short squeeze play if there is no short interest.

For example, HYMC stock’s short interest had surged prior to AMC’s acquisition.

The stock’s price surged and days later we saw the short interest plummet, and it continues to plummet.

HYMC’s short interest today is: 2.85%

A short squeeze for HYMC seems unlikely at this low of a percentage – there are simply not enough short sellers to squeeze and create a big price runup.

SI goes up and goes down

If HYMC’s SI was to surge, then it increases the possibility to squeeze shorts at a high enough short interest percentage.

However, it’s important to look at how short interest moves.

I update AMC’s, GameStop’s, HYMC’s and many other stocks’ short interest daily here.

If HYMC’s short interest keeps going down, don’t expect a short squeeze from Hycroft any time soon.

Hypothetically speaking, if AMC or GameStop’s short interest drops by 5%, then you know there’s still ‘squeeze’ juice, leaving AMC and GME at 17% and 19%, respectively.

Keep an eye on the short interest, it’s important to identify how many shorts are still in the game as AMC and GME begin to move up again.

#2. Utilization falls

AMC’s and GameStop’s current utilization are both at 100.

The utilization is the number of all outstanding loans available for lending.

You will know a short squeeze is over when AMC’s or GameStop’s utilization falls extremely low, when there are almost no shares available to loan.

For example, Ford (F) has a utilization of 1.14.

Apple (AAPL) has a utilization of 0.06 and Tesla (TSLA) has a utilization of 3.76.

The utilization tells us how much lending is happening in a security to short it.

And as long as AMC and GameStop are being heavily shorted, both are a short squeeze play.

Keep an eye out on the utilization, updated every trading-day here.

I hope this article was easy to digest and the information was straight to the point.

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Ken Griffin Attacks: “Pension Plans Destroyed by Retail Investors”

Ken Griffin on Retail Investors
Market News: Ken Griffin on retail investors

Ken Griffin accused the retail community of destroying teacher’s pension plans by taking down Gabe Plotkin’s Melvin Capital.

Melvin Capital is a hedge fund that was short on ‘meme stocks’ holding a large position in GameStop.

The company is scheduled to shut down in June after it had suffered a 50% loss in 2021, and an additional 20.6% in the first quarter of 2022.

Sources say Melvin Capital has already begun to liquidate its positions to pay back investors in cash.

In this Bloomberg exclusive, Ken Griffin plays a role of the victim, defending Mr. Plotkin and the hedge fund whose mission it was to bankrupt GameStop.

Ken Griffin’s Citadel is also short on AMC Entertainment – the hedge fund lost billions last year betting against retail.

Let’s discuss it.

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CNBC mourns the loss of Melvin Capital

CNBC says Melvin was one of the biggest victims from the meme stock frenzy last year due to its large short position in GameStop.

They say Citadel and Point72 had to provide Melvin Capital with a lifeline to stay above the water.

The hedge funds combined provided Gabe Plotkin with $2.75 billion in capital last year.

However, as things went south quick for Melvin, both hedge funds demanded the capital back.

Something Ken Griffin and his affiliates fail to mention.

Mainstream media has also danced around the fact that hedge funds planned to wipe American companies by overleveraging their short positions during the pandemic.

Success in doing so would delist AMC, GameStop, and other meme stocks from the stock market.

Betting against companies with intention to bankrupt them to the ground is no charity work.

It’s un-American and a nefarious practice that has dragged out for too long.

Ken Griffin blames retail investors

In the video below, Ken Griffin gives his thoughts on retail investors and the entire ‘meme stock’ phenomena.

Ken Griffin takes a jab at the retail community saying retail investors who aimed to bankrupt Melvin Capital also wiped-out pension funds from teachers.

But Ken, retail investors don’t get up in the morning and think to themselves, “let’s wipe out a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund.”

Melvin Capital lost because he went against retail – the first time in history the people fight back corruption in the stock market, and win.

Ken Griffin lost billions shorting AMC stock, the retail community is currently his biggest adversary.

AMC shareholders continue to buy and hold the stock until short sellers exit their positions, which will result in a short squeeze.

Today’s retail investors are armed with education, they understand what they hold and what it’s doing to hedge funds.

While Ken Griffin and affiliates might be pumping a narrative as victims, high profiles such as Elon Musk, Jon Stewart, and Ryan Cohen have stood up against short sellers.

For the first time in history, Wall Street is getting their a** kicked, and these hedge fund managers certainly do not like that.

Hedge funds should prepare for bigger losses

Institutions are about to lose a massive amount of collateral due to executive order 14032 in early June.

This presidential order is prohibiting Chinese securities to be used as collateral starting June 2nd, 2022.

It was responsible for initiating margin calls when AMC Entertainment stock rose to $20 per share in January, and $72 per share in June of last year.

With liquidity drying up in global markets, it’s going to be quite difficult for hedge funds to keep up with margin requirements on heavily shorted ‘meme stocks’.

Massive selloffs in the market have proved just how distressed financial institutions are.

We’re seeing for the first-time hedge funds begin to shut down as they take the lead in liquidity burn.

Retail investors have been the majority of buyers in today’s markets according to Bank of America.

Hedge funds are headed towards a larger train-wreck of disaster they cannot get off of.

As they continue to tank the markets, margin requirements go up thanks to DTCC B16845-22.

Hedge funds have lost control.

But I’m curious to know what you think.

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Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Just Bought AMC Stock and Sold Tesla

Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Just Bought AMC Stock and Sold Tesla
BREAKING: Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater buys AMC stock for the first time; sells Tesla

Another institution has bought AMC stock and sold another high-profile stock.

Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater fund just bought AMC and GameStop and sold Tesla shares.

I was watching the multi-billionaire talk about the economy just yesterday with Tom Bilyeu.

Bridgewater wasn’t the only institution that increased their stake in AMC stock this first quarter.

The largest pension fund in America (CALPERS) purchased an additional 155,992 shares by the end of Q1 this year, totaling the number of AMC shares owned to 775,392 shares.

It seems institutions are bulking up on AMC shares right before executive order 14032 goes into effect.

Things are getting very interesting.

Let’s discuss it.

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Bridgewater buys AMC stock for the first time

Bridgewater buys AMC
Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater buys AMC stock for the first time

Bridgewater disclosed an AMC stake for the first time in its latest portfolio update.

Dalio and his team bought about 27,100 shares of the cinema chain, which were worth $667,000 at the end of March.

The fund disclosed around 4,100 GameStop shares worth $689,000 as of March 31.

The last time it listed GME stock in its portfolio was more than three years ago, at the end of 2018, according to Market Insiders.

Bridgewater owned about 25,500 Tesla shares worth $27 million at the end of December, and held the stock in all four quarters of 2021 but cashed out its Tesla stock the first quarter this year.

Ray Dalio is an incredibly smart person.

Why an institution like Bridgewater is bulking up on AMC and GameStop shares has to mean something.

The ‘ape’ community predicted the big price runups that happened in AMC last January and May/June and are expecting a bigger runup this year.

Are financial institutions catching up?

Executive order 14302 goes into effect soon

Executive order 14302 is going to prohibit financial institutions from using Chinese securities as collateral on June 2nd, 2022.

The last time Chinese collateral was prohibited on January 27th, and May 27th of 2021, AMC stock surged.

Is this why institutions such as CALPERS and Bridgewater are buying AMC stock?

And while CALPERS did not buy GME stock this first quarter, it did buy 70,600 shares of GameStop during the last quarter of 2021.

I wonder what Wall Street analysts have to say about this.

After all, they made it their life’s mission to derail investors from buying these ‘meme stocks’.

Something tells me ‘dumb money’ might not have been so dumb after all.

But I’m curious to know what you think.

Are institutions on board with the data that says AMC and GameStop have massive potential for a short squeeze?

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Related: CALPERS Increases AMC Stake, Sells Netflix Shares

AMC, GME Soar: Volume Proves There is a Massive Demand

AMC and GME
Market News: AMC and GME soar due to massive retail demand

AMC and GME soared Thursday morning as buy orders filled the market.

Both stocks were momentarily halted, though it seems GameStop had stricter halts.

AMC surged from $9.82 per share to $13.46 per share during the rally.

GameStop skyrocketed from $78.09 per share to $108.05 per share before getting halted.

Mainstream media boasted that retail investors were done with so called ‘meme stocks’.

But unless you’re in the community, you know this is a blatant corporate lie.

AMC and GME’s trading volume proves there is a massive demand for the stocks.

Let’s discuss it.

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AMC is a top holding for Millennials and Gen Z investors

Market Rebellion says Tesla, Apple, and AMC are the top holdings of the average Millennial and Gen Z investor.

And while they are not wrong, they missed another generation, Gen X – also known as boomers.

The ape community is made up of many boomers.

In fact, I’ve talked to more boomers in the community than Gen Z investors.

Perhaps that’s just my circle, but I’ve been part of the community since its inception.

And every time the media published FUD headlines stating both AMC and GME plays were over, millions of people laughed.

AMC became the most popular stock of 2021 and continues to be the most popular stock in 2022.

And believe me when I say, retail investors aren’t leaving.

Related: Are You Holding Significant Losses in AMC Stock?

AMC and GME volume skyrockets as demand surges

AMC and GME

We saw a very similar occurrence in late March where both AMC and GME began to surge due to big buying volume.

But both stocks were halted, leaving retail investors extremely disappointed with the blatant market manipulation.

AMC climbed up to $34 per share while GameStop claimed $200 per share.

Retail investors didn’t leave then, and they’re not leaving now.

AMC’s current trading volume is more than double its average of 48.1 million.

GameStop’s is also more than double its average of 4.1 million.

We saw high buying pressure early in the market as the two ‘meme stocks’ took the lead and left corporate media pinched.

No matter how much mainstream media lies and says these two plays are dead, the truth is still the truth.

Both AMC and GME have incredible short squeeze potential, and the only thing keeping them from skyrocketing is open short positions.

Volume, however, could create big panic and set off a chain reaction enabling shorts to close their positions.

Short interest data

AMC and GME short interest

Just how AMC and GME’s high volume proves there is still a massive demand for the two stocks, the short interest proves these are short squeeze plays.

Both AMC and GME have very high short interest.

AMC short interest: 21.44% | GME short interest: 21.52%

Both these stocks have a record high number of shares on loan that have to get bought back and returned at some point.

Short sellers have their foot on a bouncy betty.

These stocks will squeeze whether shorts get out at their current share prices, lower, or even higher.

Because AMC and GME’s shares on loan are at an all-time high, this also means that when they do skyrocket, share prices will surpass their last record highs.

This is why people around the globe are buying these stocks.

The upside potential is too large to pass on.

When will these two stocks squeeze?

No one can say for sure.

But this bear market could prove to be a great time for shorts to close their positions, at least while stocks are at temporary low.

Related: Are Institutions Preparing to Close Short Positions in AMC?

Are you holding AMC and GME stock?

What are your thoughts on the current market conditions?

Is now a good time for short sellers to cover or do you think the market is still trying to find a floor?

I’d love to learn what you think.

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