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The volatility seen on the stock markets this week made some of Bitcoins recent price swings look tame. And its all down to a dramatic face-off between a Reddit group called r/Wallstreetbets and the short-selling hedge funds that Reddit took on at their own game.

Day traders have helped GameStop (NYSE:) stock surge from $17.25 on Jan. 4 to highs of $483 this week a 2,700% rise for a retailer struggling to survive in an online world. This inflicted billions of dollars of pain on established investors caught up in the short squeeze.

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