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There has been an idea being passed around that goes something like this.

A: The value of a company’s stock is supposed to reflect the value of a company.
B: GameStop’s stocks have surged to a level that definitely does NOT reflect the company’s value.
C: Therefore, we can plainly see that the stock market has always been a game and a farce, and we can just now honestly see it.

This is an entirely fallacious take on what the stock market is, what it…


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