Money Talks

The GameStop Fiasco Proves We’re in a ‘Meme Stock’ Bubble

What the new dynamic between Redditors and Wall Street reveals about the stock market in 2021

James Surowiecki
Marker
Published in
6 min readJan 26, 2021

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Money Talks is a column that explores what happens when business, the economy, and culture collide.

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James Surowiecki
Marker
Writer for

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.