3 Approaches For Measuring Short Squeeze Trading Damages

Law360 (June 2, 2021, 4:01 PM EDT) -- On Jan. 28, Robinhood Markets Inc. and other brokerages restricted customers from buying certain stocks including GameStop Corp. and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. This shocked and outraged retail investors, especially those who had been engaged in social media discussions surrounding the stocks.

In the months leading up to January, some savvy retail investors on social media noted the possibility for short squeezes in several stocks. This sparked meme stock campaigns that leveraged social media to promote wide interest in certain stocks including GameStop.

Some discussions on GameStop focused on a more bullish outlook for its fundamentals. Many others focused on sparking...

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