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Scott Silver, Silver Law Group’s managing partner, was interviewed for a CNBC article about the GameStop (GME) bull who is behind the Roaring Kitty YouTube streams.  GameStop Surges With Help From Reddit, Social Media Bulls  According to news reports, GameStop stock’s incredible rise in price was helped by social media posts by people like Roaring Kitty and a Reddit user named DeepF***ingValue who posted on the WallStreetBets thread. The posts contributed to large amounts of retail investment money pouring into GameStop stock, which drove up the price and harmed the hedge funds who had shorted the stock.Scott Silver, Silver Law Group’s managing partner, was interviewed for a CNBC article about the GameStop (GME) bull who is behind the Roaring Kitty YouTube streams.

GameStop Surges With Help From Reddit, Social Media Bulls

According to news reports, GameStop stock’s incredible rise in price was helped by social media posts by people like Roaring Kitty and a Reddit user named DeepF***ingValue who posted on the WallStreetBets thread. The posts contributed to large amounts of retail investment money pouring into GameStop stock, which drove up the price and harmed the hedge funds who had shorted the stock. Continue reading ›

Beyond Meat (BYND) is one of the most expensive stocks to short as the borrowing fees are more than 100%. The cost of shorting the producer of plant-based meat substitutes can be almost double the cost of shorting other stocks.  The stock price for Beyond Meat has risen by more than 300% since its IPO in May, 2019, though the company has yet to make a profit. Many investors are bearish on the company.Beyond Meat (BYND) is one of the most expensive stocks to short as the borrowing fees are more than 100%. The cost of shorting the producer of plant-based meat substitutes can be almost double the cost of shorting other stocks.

The stock price for Beyond Meat has risen by more than 300% since its IPO in May, 2019, though the company has yet to make a profit. Many investors are bearish on the company. Continue reading ›

While some investors may find short selling stocks to be appropriate to their investment needs, there are considerable risks involved, and some broker-dealers have been accused of overcharging clients for borrowing stock to short. What Is Short Selling? To short sell a stock (also known as going short) is to make an investment that becomes profitable when the stock declines in value. It’s the opposite of “going long”, which is buying a stock, and making profit when it goes up in price.While some investors may find short selling stocks to be appropriate to their investment needs, there are considerable risks involved, and some broker-dealers have been accused of overcharging clients for borrowing stock to short.

What Is Short Selling?

To short sell a stock (also known as going short) is to make an investment that becomes profitable when the stock declines in value. It’s the opposite of “going long”, which is buying a stock, and making profit when it goes up in price. Continue reading ›

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