Stock Market: Kicking Our Addiction

David Pulcifer
6 min readJan 28, 2021

How GameStop has revealed the weakest link in our economy

A failing company’s stock skyrockets thanks to Reddit

The stock market is possibly the most egregious waste of enterprise in all of human history. We use it to measure the strength of our economy when in fact it represents our economy’s weakest link.

Recently, members of the subReddit WallStreetBets have highlighted the weaknesses that make the stock market a sleeping…