Gamestop, Short Squeezes, and Retail Investors


The webinar analyzes what happened in Gamestop, how shorts sellers were squeezed, and how large of a factor was retail participation in the process. Looking at similar cases with more detailed data shows that squeezing the shorts can be a very profitable strategy potentially exacerbated by regulation.

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13.00 Welcome

13.05 How can a short squeeze be implemented and what are the main ingredients needed to implement a short squeeze?

Assistant Professor Roberto Ricco, NHH

13.30 Gamestop - was it really a short squeeze?

CIO Robert Næss, Nordea Investment Management

13.45 Discussion, Q&A

14.00 End of webinar