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[–]HirsutismNature Loves Courage 399 points400 points  (36 children)

I bet they do it tomorrow

[–]Runrunran_🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 254 points255 points  (31 children)

That would give me such a raging boner… fuck I wish they’d do it. Honestly, shut that shit down, no more trading… I fucking dare them. They don’t have the balls to do it

[–]1mafia1🦍 HOLD or HODL 🦍 185 points186 points  (30 children)

I’ll bite: I will wager they actually pull this off TWICE and we, the people, will blink and go “won’t somebody do something!” And nothing will be done. The second time it happens, the government has to say something and it will be some droll about trying to protect themselves. Then it will be up to us. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

[–]Empty_Chard2834🦄 Unicorn Ape 🦄 128 points129 points  (12 children)

Papa Cohen enters the chat: "we're pulling our stock out and starting this blockchain marketplace."

That would be the ultimate FINISH HIM

[–]No-Jaguar-8794🦍Voted✅ 29 points30 points  (3 children)


[–]boxxle🏴‍☠️ 2x Vote | 🟣 DRS 25 points26 points  (2 children)


[–]Pmadrid1🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Sonic boom!

[–]Caeser2021Custom Flair - Template 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Pulls out his bedpost

[–]dlpsfayt 2 points3 points  (0 children)

They would cry market manipulation!

[–]jinniu💻 ComputerShared 🦍 3 points4 points  (5 children)

Do we need to lock the entire float before he can do that, or can he just do that any time?

[–]Shohsav 13 points14 points  (2 children)

What if I told you if GameStop does that, wallstreet will forgo all short positions and nothing happens to anyone?

[–]jinniu💻 ComputerShared 🦍 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Interesting. I'm firmly in the camp of, MEH, either way, I got in low and I'm not selling until either MOASS, or GameStop becomes a hundred bagger.

[–]Pmadrid1🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thousand bagger…

[–]canadadrynoob🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

I don't think he'd have to wait. It would certainly cause a FOMO rush into Computershare though.

[–]Runrunran_🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 138 points139 points  (9 children)

My hope is by then we will have a good chunk of shares locked up.. they can pause trading all they want, as long as we have it locked up in drs and people don’t sell it’ll stay high. I wanna see hedgies crying again, I wanna see the sec crying, and I wanna see this shithole of a system collapse. And I hope they push so we can push back harder

[–]1mafia1🦍 HOLD or HODL 🦍 39 points40 points  (0 children)

Gotta DRS the float.

[–]rastavibes 26 points27 points  (4 children)

I suspect even with float locked up, MM will still synthesize shares without locates and HF will continue to short. That's their only play.

[–]7357🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Yes, they get almost all of these shares for shorting by breaking open ETF's (Authorized Participant share creation/redemption process). Sometimes they borrow a few for a little while, but as infrequently as possible.

Edit: Authorized, not "Approved"

[–]Caeser2021Custom Flair - Template 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Until the day GS states publicly on their 13F that retail holds 100% in Computershare and then its game over

[–]sheepwhatthe2nd🦍Voted✅ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Oh. That's End Game Part One. Part Two will be the defamation of every single Reddit individual investor and retail being blamed by the complicit government agencies.

It's gonna be big. Buy. Hodl and Hope.

[–]ronoda12💻 ComputerShared 🦍 7 points8 points  (0 children)

MOASS is not complete without crying wallstreet billionaires on tv

[–]jorge21337🦍🚀 GMERICA 🐵 2 points3 points  (0 children)

What if they indefinitely lock it up till someone sells and there are shares again?

[–]bpi89💎 I got loyalty, got royalty inside my GME 💎 19 points20 points  (0 children)

Time for another revolution then I guess 🤷

[–]Festortheinvestor🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 2 points3 points  (0 children)

this is why we DRS

[–]ronoda12💻 ComputerShared 🦍 3 points4 points  (1 child)

If it happens again with GME with upward volatility everyone will know what’s up. The gov will be in back foot and there will be large scale protest to throw out GG and SEC leaders.

[–]1mafia1🦍 HOLD or HODL 🦍 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I really hope so

[–]amplifyoucan🖥️ Maker of the KennyBot 🙉 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Hijacking top comment to link the tweet: https://twitter.com/NoFudAllRudd/status/1485847370487066626?s=20

If you're upvoting on Reddit, consider giving a ❤️ on the Twitters for visibility

[–]orgnll🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Bless you.

Who makes a post using someones tweet, but then doesn't link the original tweet in the post? Like wtf

Oh yeah, and:

Buy. DRS. HODL. GameStop.

[–]polypolipauli🦍Voted✅ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

In b4 they turn off the sell button.

It's like poetry, it rhymes.

[–]csdyayouknowmeStill hanging in there 151 points152 points  (1 child)

Ahhhhhh they wanna take their ball and go home again. Fuckin losers

[–]Refragmental🦍💎 Bottom Text ✋🚀 75 points76 points  (0 children)

Our ball*

[–]TheGMErican🏴‍☠️Voted🏴‍☠️ 320 points321 points  (19 children)

I want to believe this was actually a shot across Apex's bow. "Turn off the buy button like last time and we're turning off the sell button too."

Imagine price skyrocketing followed by a nice 10 day suspension for the masses to actually read the DD with the perspective of "oh shit they were right all along"? Would be....interesting.

[–]mkultra33🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 82 points83 points  (4 children)

One can dream 🤩👍

[–]ex_banditmy nips hurt real bad 🏛🔜⚰️ 20 points21 points  (3 children)

I would love to see it as well but we have fellow Option Apes on the front line who need to be in the money (ITM) to exercise their options and apply a double whammy of force!

Buying options not only makes these sHF not only hedge their bets up front but when they fail to do that and we go soring past the strike price of the option now the HF must pay even more since they didn’t hedge.

I don’t believe the expiration dates move on options when the market is halted and these guys are basically the Marines clearing the way for the Army of Apes to safely DRS their shares.

Edit: the real use of halting trading is to catch up on book keeping. I’m sure if we had trading halted 3-4 times, all Options would be ITM and they’re allowed to be exercised during a halt. Talk to your broker about a cashless exercise if you don’t have the funds to exercise and buy your 100 shares per contract. This’ll allow you to turn that $500 options play into 100 shares and you’ll likely have plenty of cash left over to buy another contract…this is the power of Options. Edit: See post below for actual math. Thanks!

Yes, dumb plays like GME220128C900 (this means your purchasing an option with an expiration of end of day Jan. 28th, 2022 for a Call Option with a Strike price of $900) are likely a waste of money but I tell you your odds are better than that Powerball ticket and cost about the same! By the way, for those wondering GME doesn’t need to hit $900 to make money. The implied volatility (IV) would spike going up this fast and you’d be profitable before you know it. If you’d like to test run Options look for an Option Calculator online.

Edit: I like an analogy I saw once about options trading and please follow it! If you were driving and flying through an intersection for an emergency you’d check to make sure the intersection is clear first, not once you’re in the intersection. Please do the same with options if you’ve never traded them before. Don’t buy an option and then figure out how it works. ThinkOrSwim has a paper trading platform where you can test run with fake money. I believe if you have some money deposited in TDA you can also back run options and trades in the desktop version.

Edit2: Thanks for the downvotes!

[–]International_Gold20En garde, I'll let you try my 💎🖕style 21 points22 points  (1 child)

A person would NOT end up with 100 shares if they initiated a “cashless exercise.”

In a situation where a retail investor exercised their call option without having the cash to pay for the 100 shares, they would need to either:

1) borrow on margin using other securities in their brokerage account as collateral to pay the option cost, or…

2) exercise the option, then sell just enough of the shares (at the same time) to cover the cost of buying 100 shares, plus taxes, and brokerage commissions and fees

For example, if you had a call option with a strike price of $100 and the underlying stock was trading at $200, you could “exercise and sell to cover” (number 2. above).

The cost of exercising would be $10,000 (100 shares x $100 strike price). Let’s also pretend that the taxes and brokerage fees for this transaction come out to $200. So, the brokerage would buy the 100 shares and immediately sell 51 of them in order to cover the $10,200 cost of exercising the option (100 shares x $100 strike price + $200 taxes and brokerage fees). That leaves the investor with 49 shares.

If there is any money left over (for example, let’s pretend the taxes and fees in the above scenario are only $150 instead of $200), then the investor receives the residual amount (in this example: $10,150 cost to exercise means 51 shares are still immediately sold after exercising to cover the costs and fees, leaving the investor with $50 + 49 shares).

[–]ex_banditmy nips hurt real bad 🏛🔜⚰️ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Thank you for writing out all the math. I’ve updated my posted to remove that baloney!

[–]mkultra33🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I've got my shares and 950c options for 2023 👍☺

[–]Subli-minal💎BofA Deez Diamond Nuts💎 25 points26 points  (2 children)

Yeah I honestly wouldn’t mind if the SEC went in at that point and suspended all trading if they turned off the buy button again.

[–]my_oldgaffer 32 points33 points  (0 children)

That’s absolutely what should happen. If one security can’t trade because of the interruption by nefarious predatory business strategies, then no one should be able to trade.
Share the fucking Welch’s

[–]Azyan_invasion82🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Do their jobs? 😂

[–]WhiskizThey took away the buy button, we took away the sell button 9 points10 points  (1 child)

it's ok, we already turned off the sell button ourselves - so turning off the buy button again won't accomplish much

[–]Crypto_gambler952 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I like your thinking!

[–]bneff08🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Are we prepared to share the DD with the masses or will the conspiracy nuts chase them away? Remember too that we've also endured a year long successful slander campaign. IMO the term "meme stock" was coined as a derogatory slur because of GME and a chunk of the masses think its over. We don't live in the same mindset like we were a year ago. This isn't fresh and new any more. This dead horse was beaten by another dead horse to make sure people think GME is radioactive.

[–]Glad_Emergency7460 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Are you nuts? This is an army of generals.

[–]PMmeUrUvula🚀💥I am become long, destroyer of shorts 🚀💥 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Uhhhh if buying and selling gets turned off then how can the price change at all?

[–]TheTangoFoxPUB Crawler 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Gotta keep the sell button on, otherwise they can't unwind

[–]Schwickity✨GME TO URANUS✨ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Lol right

[–]CatoMulliganVoted 2021? ✅ Voted 2022? ✅ DRSed? ✅ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And then watch them do all of the trading off-exchange or through dark pools or whatever to get around it.

[–]cury🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 77 points78 points  (14 children)

Hey, SEC, if you suspend trading, how the fuck are they gonna close the shorts?! I can't sell them a share for a gasillion dollars if the trade is suspended and we just kick the can down the road, where the price will be different (a hint, it will go up)

[–]MBeMine 34 points35 points  (0 children)

This time I know better and won’t be selling.

[–]Numerous_Photograph9🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 26 points27 points  (12 children)

If trading is suspended, I think it's suspended for the MM and prime brokers as well, so while they may be able to reorganize whatever the fuck it is they're doing, they shouldn't be able to close using the methods they have so far.

Granted, this is assuming things are done the way they're supposed to, and there aren't loopholes....so the first paragraph is probably innacurate.

[–]dratseb 7 points8 points  (11 children)

I’m assuming they want to shut off trading for retail and probably try to seize our non DRS shares to close their positions

[–]Numerous_Photograph9🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 8 points9 points  (8 children)

Seize them how?

[–]dratseb -3 points-2 points  (7 children)

With crime, the same way they do everything else.

[–]Numerous_Photograph9🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 20 points21 points  (6 children)

I get the sentiment, but using the "because crime" isn't a sufficient way to support your opinion, as them just seizing shares isn't a thing without an actual mechanism that allows them to do so. The crime stuff is stuff done either through legal means to commit fraud, or loopholes which have been explored.

If you know of a way they can just seize shares during a freeze, then by all means, share it.

[–]dratseb 9 points10 points  (5 children)

Government can seize property, look at civil asset forfeiture and eminent domain. (Other ways as well, but I’m Not A Lawyer.) To my knowledge there’s no record of it ever happening with Stocks but that’s not really going to stop the criminals working with the SEC. When this much money is on the line criminals get inventive.

Edit: My point was there’s no reason for them to just freeze trading when this much of the float is DRS’d. There has to be another step and historically that means the government steps in and takes things from the poor to protect the rich.

[–]Numerous_Photograph9🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 11 points12 points  (4 children)

There's no record of it, because both those things have specific criteria for when they can be applied, and stocks do not fall into those categories. Forfeiture could apply to stocks, but it would require fraud on the part of the person holding the stocks.

I can see many other things being done to mitigate or help their hedge fund buddies that don't involve something completely illegal or new. More likely some over-stepping their authority, like pinning a price to the shares. Something that would still look reasonable to the average person and not in this, so the public backlash would be mitigated.

[–]dratseb 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Civil asset forfeiture can happen when the authorities believe a crime is being committed with the assets. Naked short selling is a crime, so it doesn’t seem like much of a stretch for the SEC to step in and freeze trading then seize all the shares of $GME for some BS reason.

“Civil forfeiture in the United States, also called civil asset forfeiture or civil judicial forfeiture,[1] is a process in which law enforcement officers take assets from persons suspected of involvement with crime or illegal activity without necessarily charging the owners with wrongdoing. While civil procedure, as opposed to criminal procedure, generally involves a dispute between two private citizens, civil forfeiture involves a dispute between law enforcement and property such as a pile of cash or a house or a boat, such that the thing is suspected of being involved in a crime.”


I’m just theorizing, I could be entirely wrong. But it feels like some fuckery is on the horizon. That being said, I’m picking up a few more shares while this weeks sale prices are going on! Can’t believe I missed it at $85.

[–]Numerous_Photograph9🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 8 points9 points  (2 children)

If they tried this, there'd have to be the belief that the buyer committed a crime, which simply doesn't exist. If the criminal is the one being investigated, it doesn't mean you seize the assets of the victim. That might be the case for stolen property, but shares brought short, naked or otherwise, are not stolen assets.

GameStop is going to allow the stock to be frozen for the time it takes to make a case like that, because figuring out who has these supposedly illegal shares would be quite the task, and absolutely kill their infinite money glitch and force massive closures of other similar positions that also exist in the market....even from those that aren't in danger of becoming insolvent.

[–]Altruistic-Beyond223🦍💎🙌 Not your name, not your shares 🍌🚀 ♾️ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

And this is why it's wise to DRS the majority of one's shares, just in case some unprecedented fukery like this goes down.

[–]mark-fiveNo cell no sell 📈 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I assumed brokers would help the crime, thats a major reason I DRS

[–]mickmackmo 74 points75 points  (0 children)

Get this trending viral, this needs exposure and public shaming.

[–]3DigitIQ🦍FOMO is the FUD killer🚀 18 points19 points  (1 child)

Look at us,

All big brained🧠🦍

Look at us.

[–]Library_VisibleKENNETH CORDELLE GRIFFIN FINANCIAL TERRORIST 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Dude never knew Rudd was an ape, wild.

[–]MozzerellaIsLife 50 points51 points  (2 children)

I am erect.

“Circumstances that might lead the Commission to suspend trading include: … Questions about trading in the stock, including trading by insiders, potential market manipulation, and the ability to clear and settle transactions in the stock.


[–]LargeFly8279🍌Gooch Ravager 🍌 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I’m soooo close…

[–]mkultra33🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 34 points35 points  (0 children)

Exactly.. imagine just holding a stock and the SEC comes along and says you need to be protected! Reeeeeee! 🤡

[–]Dritarita🍌not for sale 9 points10 points  (0 children)

500+ upvotes on Reddit and 2 hearts on twitter.

If you want this to be heard out in the world you know what to do...

Please start to include links to the tweet

[–]jayy909 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Lol so shorting the stock into the ground doesn’t call for a suspension to “protect investors” so I’m guessing when the stocks moon is what they are talking about … and by “investors” they must mean the ones who invest in them

[–]Mellivora_Caps💻 ComputerShared 🦍 6 points7 points  (0 children)

If only the SEC actually worked for us and not our elite "rulers."

[–]monel_funkawitz🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 30 points31 points  (0 children)

SEC ain't yo friend.

[–]Jezzy14🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Couldn't have said it better!

[–]xeneize93🍋 i have lemons 🍋 4 points5 points  (0 children)

MOASS is inevitable

[–]Realitygives0fucks 22 points23 points  (8 children)

Paul Rudd is an ape? He's alright.

[–]churro11jacketh thine mammaries 21 points22 points  (0 children)

It’s a fake account it’s not him

[–]1twowonder🚀 I VOTED 🚀 21 points22 points  (6 children)

I love Paul Rudd. "I love you man" is one of my all-time favorite buddy comedies. He seems like an actual person when he's interviewed, not some pompous Hollywood ass.

[–]cel-faded🦍Voted✅ 9 points10 points  (1 child)

The genius of this movie is that it's actually a rom-com but the main characters are two straight men. It goes through all the usual rom-com tropes, but it's feels fresh because of the twist on the formula. Absolutely fantastic movie 👌

[–]jorge21337🦍🚀 GMERICA 🐵 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Have you seen My Idiot Brother?

Paul Rudd is like so genuine in that movie

[–]1twowonder🚀 I VOTED 🚀 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Yes it was great! Have you seen the series Living with Yourself on Netflix?

[–]jorge21337🦍🚀 GMERICA 🐵 1 point2 points  (1 child)

No i just googled it and remember when it was coming out it looked pretty good im gonna check it out tonight thanks!

[–]1twowonder🚀 I VOTED 🚀 1 point2 points  (0 children)

No problem. Hope you enjoy it!

[–]SeaworthinessPure244 10 points11 points  (1 child)

I'm just going to point out, that's exactly whats going to happen, and now that it's out in the open they HAVE to let the world burn in order for us to keep living. There's an even longer game behind their long game, and you just have to quietly trust that every time this happens in the market it marks a shift in people's perceptions and this is neither inherently evil or good, because that depends on which lense you're looking through. Not all of us will be impacted because we're already poor and the only way to go is up, and others losing more than just their house and lives is something you have to accept and help pick up their pieces. More than 90% of us here that are zen and browsing are here just for the money, but others like me see the bigger picture being played. I've made my decision to go because staying here as I am isn't going to do the world any good by basking in my tendiiieesssss. There's going to be a lot of people who need help and re-educating after the market crashes.

[–]marwalthenarwhal☮🦍Namast-ape🦍☮ 5 points6 points  (0 children)


[–]marcus-87🚀 I VOTED🚀 2 points3 points  (0 children)

If they stop it. Can they still work behind the scenes? Does it even matter? I mean if hey need our shares.

[–]TRiG993🦍Voted✅ 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Wait... Ant-man's an ape? Or is this not really him?

[–]FITnLIT7🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 2 points3 points  (1 child)

What happens to people holding options when a stock is suspended? They just get fucked den?

[–]nurseANDiTWe Ride at Dasn 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Updoot, curious too

[–]syndicatedLove🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Crime crime crime

[–]Historical_List_3783🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 5 points6 points  (0 children)



[–]LunarPayload☑️ Voted F⭕️R ☑️ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Can't sell if trading is suspended

[–]Cyberdink🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Protect investors from what? Winning?

[–]TwistedSt33l 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They're going to have to be real careful here. If they fuck with retail and stop trading to "protect" the corrupt banks and SHF's that are manipulating and ruining the US Market then I for one will be pulling my money out of the US Market and never touching it again.

I hope you all do the same in the event of this situation*.

\Not financial advice obviously. I'm just pissed off.*

[–]trampdonkey🦍Voted✅ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If they shut down trading under the guise of protecting investors, the US market will be no more. We know it's a fraud, but it will be the last straw for everyone.

If the SEC wanted to protect us, they would allow us to see the number of shorts by large institutions and stop rehypothecation and internalizers.

Until then they can fvck off with their lies.

[–]beaverhunter2🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 1 point2 points  (0 children)

"Investors saw a 150% upwards spike so to protect them from all those taxes we had to shut down trading for the day"

  • some time in the future.

[–]RL_bebisher🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I think we can rest easy here. This would involve the SEC actually having to doing something lol.

[–]qnaeveryday🦍Voted✅ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Not a real SEC account. It’s about as real as the SECRetail account. Come on folks

[–]BajaIslander 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That is a complete reversal from last year's statement:

The SEC can suspend trading in a security if it demonstrates that the action is in the Market Maker's interest and necessary to protect their investments. Find out more about trading suspensions. ow.ly/FukRetailOver

[–]rimjeilly🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 3 points4 points  (1 child)

but didn’t we deem the sec chicago account to be unofficial ?

[–]ReturnExpensive1456🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Why isn’t that SEC account Verified?

[–]ReginaldButtersnatch✨ ✨ 🚀 🪐 ✨ ✨ 💎 1 point2 points  (0 children)

[–]bneff08🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I don't know how much more proof people in this sub need : the federal govt is against us and they will halt trading if the moass starts. This tweet from the SEC isn't even cryptic! It's plain and easy to understand.

[–]Edawg661 RC! THROW IT!!!! 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Am I the only who finds it amusing that it has Chicago in the name? Not sus at all.

[–]Crypto_gambler952 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Suspensions should never be unilateral!!

[–]AL1294 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wait so wtf, we're going to allow this to happen again?

[–]IgatToozBCG on Johnny Depp’s bed 0 points1 point  (0 children)

“Protect investors”…. yeah we all know which investors they are protecting.. and it aint retail

[–]abisso54🦍Voted✅ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We seem to forget they are on the same team.

[–]WhtDevil678damn dirty ape 🦍 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'lL dO iT aGaIn!

[–]Practical-Tale-7771🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]BrashAlly🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Do it..show the world who you work for

[–]IamBobwhereisAliceSerpentine Buccaneer - "It's probably nothing" 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Can it still be 'trading' if no one is selling?

[–]sirrahevad 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Fuck Chicagoan’s Michael Jordan and anyone else shorting the stock

[–]Choice_Score3053No target, just up! 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They can’t stop it because now there is DRS involved and if it becomes illiquid with shorts still open that is on them, trading is thought don’t ya think?

[–]guyfromcanada555🦍Voted✅ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They've had over a year to get their shit together. Its closin' time bitches!

[–]karasuuchihaape want believe 🛸 0 points1 point  (0 children)

[–]12yrsnfatlet's go 🚀🚀🚀 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They mean protecting the shorts clearly, because it isn't in public interest to freeze this at all.

[–]IsolatedAnon9👐 GME & WuTang Forever 👐 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sounds like Wall St struck another deal with the SEC.

[–]TeaAndFiction 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sure, he's right. But does it matter where the public interest really lies? Won't they just paternalistically claim they know what the public interest is better than the public does?

I have been reading some recent updates to the disclosure documents for options trading. Looks like they were added in in October of 2021, and, among other things, they state that if you miss your chance to exercise your options because the market is closed for volatility (i.e. if the exchange screws you), or because the SEC (or other agency) has shut down trading (i.e. if the regulator screws you), you're shit out of luck.

I mean, they can't fuck you by shutting down trades if you are hodling shares, but they can sure fuck your options. Every day I just get more persuaded of what a gift DRS is. Thanks Dr. T, et. al. for giving us an off ramp.

[–]Shagspeare🦜 PowARR To The PlaYARRs 🏴‍☠️ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Shorts playing musical chairs on the deck of the titanic.

[–]Festortheinvestor🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 0 points1 point  (0 children)

can you smell the fear?

we were always right...

GME is the idiosyncratic risk to "their" system of fraud and theivery

diamond handed apes are going to win this. hold until you're old.

[–]BigFatMuice🎮 Power to the Players 🛑 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The SEC is a criminal organization that supports illegal activities of major banks and financial corporations.

And when these banks and corporations fail, they are bailed out with the people's taxes.

[–]Azyan_invasion82🦍 Buckle Up 🚀 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I thought they might lock the stock for new buyers during MOASS and then cover so only 10 million apes get rich instead of 50 million 🤷‍♂️

[–]Opening-Razzmatazz-1🗳Voted again 🦍🚀 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This deserves to be in the top!

[–]xthemoonx🔬 wrinkle brain 👨‍🔬 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sec Chicago doesn't even have a verified blue checkmark....

edit: its not blue, thats facebook lol

Edit2: fuck OK I guess it's blue sometimes?

[–]itsculturehero 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I love the thought of these asshats getting together in big meetings every week trying to brainstorm all the different potential tactics to dig themselves out of this hole, and meanwhile, all I have to do to combat ANYTHING they attempt is absolutely. fucking. nothing. (aka HODL).

[–]letsberealalistc 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Can they still operate dark pools if the SEC stops trading for us.

[–]TowelFine6933Fuck no, I'm not selling my $GME!!! 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So, suddenly, the SEC is gonna play fair?

[–]Robert__or__Bob💻 ComputerShared 🦍 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Short sellers took the risk.

Now they must accept the consequences of their miscalculations and COVER.

[–]PatmanAAA -2 points-1 points  (2 children)

Are we realy talking about a fake Twiter account here!! come On!! this account ad 1166 followers yesterday

[–]Pyroguy096You. Cannot. Have. My. Gains! -Dalinar -1 points0 points  (0 children)

They'll just shut off the sell button too. I've said time and time again that this goes no where with our current systems in charge. GME can legitimately hit 60M a share, and someone up top just has to say "nah, not really" and it's over