How Goldman And Other Wall Street Giants Loaned Billions To Someone Who Traded Like A Meme Stock Gambler
Kevin Dowd, 29 March 2021
Imagine if Goldman Sachs GS -0.5% lent a billion dollars to RoaringKitty.
News about margin calls is once again roiling markets. Except this time, instead of industry outsiders like Robinhood and RoaringKitty, a leading GameStop bull on WallStreetBets subreddit, the drama centers on traditional giants of the financial establishment. Continue reading “Article: How Goldman And Other Wall Street Giants Loaned Billions To Someone Who Traded Like A Meme Stock Gambler”
Reddit user behind GameStop saga releases opening statement ahead of hearing
Axios, 17 February 2021
Keith Patrick Gill, known on YouTube and Twitter as Roaring Kitty, released his opening statement ahead of testimony before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday about his role in the surge of GameStop’s stock price.
The big picture: Gill will join the CEOs of Reddit, Robinhood, Citadel and Melvin Capital at Wednesday’s hearing. The committee plans to “examine the recent activity around GameStop (GME) stock and other impacted stocks with a focus on short selling, online trading platforms, gamification and their systemic impact on our capital markets and retail investors,” per a statement by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the committee.
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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against ‘Roaring Kitty’ After GameStop Short Squeeze: What You Need To Know
Melanie Schaffer, 17 February 2021
Lawsuits related to the Gamestop Corporation GME 0.1% short squeeze have been stacking up following the volatile trading in the stock in January.
Keith Patrick Gill, viewed by many as the leader of the debacle, is now facing a class action lawsuit. What Happened: On Tuesday, the law firm Hagens Berman announced that it has filed a securities class action suit against Gill in U.S. District Court, accusing him of “price manipulation of GameStop stock.”
Gill is known as “Roaring Kitty” on YouTube and DeepF*ckingValue on Reddit. In prepared remarks Gill plans to deliver to the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services on Thursday, he denies wrongdoing.
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