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Reddit Becomes Must-Read for Wall Street Stock-Investing Crowd

  • Professional investors turn to Reddit, Twitter to track retail
  • Individual traders have become a sizable stock market force
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Reddit Mania Spreads Through Market

Are you young, newly rich from stock trading and ready to take the plunge in options? Wall Street is following your every move.

With the sway of stay-at-home traders growing and starting to eclipse other influences on equities, figuring out who is doing what among amateur stock dabblers has become a critical mission for big investors. They’re canvassing Reddit threads like r/wallstreetbets and picks at retail brokerages, plugging data into programs and trying to gain an edge.