GameStop short squeeze highlights the power of decentralization By Cointelegraph

GameStop short squeeze highlights the power of decentralization

The success of the GameStop (NYSE:) short squeeze in pumping the price above $370— and the reaction from centralized authorities and markets to it — has highlighted the need for decentralized finance, according to some in the crypto industry.

The stock, which was trading at less than $20 per share earlier this month, was deemed by members of the r/WallStreetBets subreddit to be under attack by a hedge fund which had disclosed a large short position in the stock.

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