Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Topic: reddit

Wall Street investing is changing like never before after what Reddit did

WallStreetBets’ members, or ‘100s of mini Mike Tysons’, together yielded enough power to cause billions of dollars in losses to established financial firms.

The GameStop story — how a group of investors on Reddit gave Wall Street a wild week

What was a dying, outdated company just a year ago became a highly valued stock within a matter of days, turning GameStop into a case study on short trading.

Reddit posts show that anxiety, talk of suicide spiked among users when Covid first hit

Researchers from MIT and Harvard University analyse language of over 8 lakh posts on forums to do with mental health and other concerns during the initial stages of the pandemic.

The science behind the optical illusion that has gone viral on social media

Several photos have surfaced where identical copies of pictures of a road placed side-by-side look different. What causes our brain to misinterpret something like that?

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.