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GameStop stock has surged thanks to enthusiastic WallStreetBets Reddit users. Here’s what you need to know – ABC News

The surge in demand for stocks in GameStop, a US video retailer, has been driven by a giddy mob of Reddit users. Here’s what you need to know.

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It’s a story with all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster: the little guys beat the corporate titans at their own game, expose hypocrisy and get insanely rich in the process.
But that’s not where the story ends for GameStop, whose stock is surging thanks largely to a giddy mob of “degenerates” on Reddit.
Now, the corporate titans Wall Street hedge funds, commentators and regulators seem poised to fight back, calling the situation “systematically wrong”.
Here’s what’s going on with GameStop and…

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