There's little question that when the history of 2021 is written, one of its highlights will be how small retail investors took on the monied interests of Wall Street and many times won. Never before in the more than 100 years of the stock market have the little guys been able to drive the price of stocks to such a degree to achieve their own ends. While a lot of the action centered around sketchy meme stocks, there were also quite a few established companies that hedge funds bet against only to get their heads handed to them by small investors.
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