Retail trading has cooled from its pandemic peak, but still makes up 10% of stock trading volume in the US, Morgan Stanley says
"We find that retail investors tend to prefer companies in sectors they are likely to be familiar with as consumers," the bank said.
A sharp downturn won't scare away the horde of retail investors reshaping the market. We spoke to 5 experts and day traders who explained why they're here to stay.
"They see it as more than just a trade or an investment. They see it as a movement," one expert said.
A majority of Millennial and Gen-Z investors are taking personal loans or borrowing from friends and family to invest in stocks
80% of Gen-Z investors and 60% of Millennial investors borrowed money to put into stocks, a new survey shows.
The WISH ticker has surged in interest on Reddit investing threads as traders target a $14-$16 share price.
Retail investors are on track to plow $400 billion into stocks in 2021 with the day-trading boom still in its early innings, Goldman Sachs says
"The retail bid is back" as stocks with active retail traders outperform the broader market, Goldman Sachs says
Corsair was the most mentioned stock on Wall Street Bets in the last 24 hours, surpassing usual favorites GameStop and AMC.
Meme stocks are transforming the market thanks to Reddit traders. Here's what it means to be a meme stock — and why they're viewed as a whole new asset class.
GameStop started it, and now new names are added to the list of meme stocks daily as retail traders hype them up on social media.
Retail traders have poured $1.27 billion into meme stocks in 2 weeks — matching the peak during the GameStop short squeeze in January
Renewed interest in meme stocks began with AMC Entertainment in late May and has spread to new names like Wendy's and Clean Energy Fuels.
Clean Energy Fuels and ContextLogic jumped more than 30% in early trading, while Wendy's stock pulled back from its Tuesday rally.
Clover Health and Wendy's led gains among meme stocks as AMC Entertainment, GameStop, and BlackBerry also rose.
Market analysts warn against meme-stock 'gambling,' as AMC's stock price remains decoupled from fundamentals
"The bigger it goes, the farther it's going to fall," said the CEO of investment research firm New Constructs.
The 'Warren Buffett of Canada' could score a $1 billion return on BlackBerry as retail investors target the meme stock
Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial owns BlackBerry shares and convertible bonds that surged in value to $2 billion on Thursday.
Many of Reddit's favorite stocks including AMC, GameStop, and Bed Bath & Beyond retreated Thursday, while others saw prices whipsaw.
Bed Bath & Beyond, BlackBerry, GameStop, and Koss Corp., all rallied Wednesday as AMC surged to a record high.
Mudrick Capital dumped millions of AMC shares the same day the stock sale was disclosed, though the retail-trader favorite continued its rally.
Retail traders driving the meme stock frenzy are 'here to stay' but the AMC rally isn't going to end well, former E*Trade CEO says
Social media and trading apps are powerful tools at the hands of new investors, Karl Roessner said on CNBC.
BlackBerry jumps 10% as Reddit traders seek another short squeeze mere days after sending AMC soaring
Commentary around BlackBerry on Reddit's Wall Street Bets called for a new short squeeze on the stock and a price target as high as $20.
AMC short sellers are digging in despite a 5-day rally in the stock that's driven billions in losses, data shows
New data suggest short sellers haven't covered their positions amid the AMC stock rally but have instead become even more bearish.
AMC shares have surged 146% in just 4 days as gleeful Reddit traders squeeze shorts, pushing the stock well above January highs
Shares approached $30 Thursday with one-day gains as high as 56% as Wall Street Bets poured into the meme stock.
Redditors say they broke Jim Cramer after he exclaimed 'why why why' and called Wall Street Bets child's play
Meme stocks like GameStop, AMC, and BlackBerry, have rallied this week amid renewed interest from Reddit's retail-trader army.