Retail investors ‘celebrate’ Ken Griffin’s birthday in their own way

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In summation to having that ‘Friyay’ feeling, retail investors besides spent the past time of the trading week celebrating the day of someone…special.

October 15th marks the 53rd day of Citadel laminitis Ken Griffin, truthful the self-professed ‘Apes’ of meme banal societal media sent immoderate of their favourite tickers flying into the greenish successful ironic grant of their least-favorite financier.

Shares of AMC Entertainment AMC, +1.67%, BlackBerry BB, +0.78% and different memes closed up connected the day, portion others struggled arsenic the retail assemblage keyed successful connected their aged favorites to origin arsenic overmuch havoc arsenic they could for the antheral they inactive blasted for January’s abbreviated squeeze.

“Ken Griffin is turning 53 connected October 15th,” work 1 fashionable station connected Reddit committee r/AMCStock “What a large day contiguous the MOASS [Mother of each abbreviated squeezes] would be.”

AMC closed up 1.7% connected the day, but gained 9.6% for the week arsenic investors basked successful the glow of much blockbuster releases and a displacement into nonstop registration of shares.

GameStop GME, -0.30% —a banal backed by investors who often accidental they are nary instrumentality of billionaire Griffin—finished the time down 0.3% aft quality broke that the State of Alaska had divested 75% of its holdings successful the stock, but it did popular astir 1.3% successful the last 45 minutes of trading arsenic retail investors pushed each different to “celebrate” Griffin connected that ticker arsenic well.

Other meme stocks BlackBerry and Nvidia NVDA, +0.53% joined AMC successful the green, portion Bed Bath & Beyond BBBY, -2.98%, Express EXPR, -1.36% and Nokia NOK, -0.84% and fell connected the day, contempt a coagulated showing from the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.09%.

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