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This is the best post you'll read today. How retail investors broke Wallstreet and why institutional short selling needs to go. I put a lot of effort into this post because I am a passionate individual. I care about the current market structure and I think that equal opportunity for financial freedom through trading is vital to the future of our economy and the integrity of the US markets. This post/article was created with investor experience in the market (Trading, options, research, and short selling victims). Let it be known that this post is not about AMC, GME or about regular investor short selling mechanisms. This post targets institutions like market makers, hedge funds and subsidiaries that use large amounts of assets and research firms to short and distort as well as other manipulations. The DOJ is investigating such activity now, Citadel is on the investigation list like almost every other institutional short seller participant. Short selling was created for a reason. The purpose of shorting is to help the economy by shorting/bankrupting fraudulent and dying companies. Today I am arguing against the short selling mechanisms used and abused by institutions (market makers, hedge funds, and alike). Buying and selling within the market were supposed to be the only factors that effect a stocks valuation (Including technical and fundamentals of the company).  Shorting stocks usually has its risks, but institutions abuse their powers to make their positions potentially risk free (essentially they have more leeway), and whoever is on the other side of the trade will lose everything with a 99% risk. Although shorting a stock is borrowing something from someone else then essentially selling what was borrowed onto the market, eventually buying it back at a lower price, and finally giving it back to the borrower-pocketing the difference in price (borrowed price - buy back price=return value). In this case when you sell shares short it can effect a stocks price drastically. The point I am making is that institutions need to be banned from using such trading practices because when this function is coupled with psychological warfare, PFOF/Dark pool abuse, options chain abuse, short and distort manipulation, stock bashing, and the ability to set price as per market maker puts institutions in a God-like position where they have full control and the willingness/ability to steal money from unsuspecting investors. I am calling on all investors to here my plea to fix the system by which our market is currently abiding by. A few decades after this practice was developed hedge funds and market makers began using multiple strategies with the short selling mechanism. I will talk about a few strategies that are used today. I am not a financial advisor, I am an investor who trades within the stock market attempting to make my money work for me just like everyone else. I have been a victim of short selling on almost every trade I made in 2020 and 2021. I made my money back with AMC and Shiba Inu, I know how to read charts and scan the market and I am currently teaching myself market structure. In the name of a fair market, where investors deserve the right to equal financial opportunity, I plead to the regulatory standard setting bodies that regulate our markets; institutional trading practices and strategies abuse the market mechanisms awarded to such participants and undermines the laws that were created to protect investors and the integrity of the stock market; investors have lost faith in this system. Large scale short selling has become a weapon that is being used against investors in a dozen ways (They call them investment schemes or investment strategies) they go after companies that are hurt; those who cant protect themselves. The reality of the big picture is that there is a way something is supposed to work and then theres how something actually works, and institutional short selling is something that needs to be looked at closely to determine if the mechanism is working how it was intended to, and its found that the trading function was created to be this way then investors should question the integrity and motives behind short selling, the implications of the laws that surround/support it, and the true devastating impact of selling short more than 50% of the market. Investors and day traders have witnessed these trading practices, functions, and mechanisms being abused in order to manipulate the market on what seems like a daily basis and regulatory bodies like the SEC and the CFTC are pretending that this is all normal, it's not. When something doesn't add up there is a reason. If you want to help bring these issues to the attention of the proper authorities (They do their job) the DOJ and the FBI, we might be able to get International regulators to step in as well if we can figure out who has the right jurisdictions. A few decades after this practice was developed hedge funds and market makers began using multiple strategies with the short selling mechanism. I will talk about a few strategies that are used today. HF and MM started using this mechanism as a price control method, using assets earned to short almost every stock across the market (This gives them the power to control price in theory-we already see that it works) along with all other methods of market abuse makes these market participants seemingly untouchable-and during covid they were able to use this strategy to implement 100% risk free trades. We also know that market makers and hedge funds have research firms with employed psychologists who implement fear strategies along with algorithmic shorting in order to make more money on a short position.Through AMC and GME we have tested the full extent of power between market maker and hedge fund collusion and it should be illegal and I'm sure it was at one point. The market abuse taking place everyday is unprecedented and the trading strategies between market makers and hedge funds need to be seriously investigated by non-bias parties, no offense Gary Gensler. That's exactly what's happening, and it's a good thing it's happening now. These market manipulators are running on empty due to the stalemate retail caused. Everything is playing as it should, but it wouldn't hurt to spread this message to a fellow investor. Institutional shorting needs to go, or regulators need to place extremely strict rules on the mechanism to protect investors. This is my educated opinion, I have done as much homework as possible without causing a self-induced aneurism. This has been a public report. -Apeanalysis #wearestaying #shortselling #shortsgottago #dojinvestigation #FBI #DOJ #CITADEL #spreadtheword
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