GameStop’s short squeeze: a one-off or an investing revolution | Undergraduate

Gamestop’s stock surge sent shockwaves through the financial community and made headlines worldwide. Did the collective effort of a Reddit community indicate a paradigm shift in investing or was this a one-off incident?

Join Professor Michael McCarthy as we explore what fueled Gamestop’s dramatic rise and fall, what that meant for Wall Street, the average investors and more importantly the future of investing. We’ll take it one step further to talk about what investing strategies actually fuel the success of the wealthiest Americans and where the world of investment is headed in the future.

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Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 6- 7pm EST

About the professor

Cari Guittard professor at Hult

Professor Michael McCarthy

Michael McCarthy is a serial entrepreneur. He started his first business at the age of 16 and his first three weeks of sales financed his freshman year at New York University.

From 1994–2004, he was the #1 Stock Market Timer in the United States and raised $100 million in client assets with an inbound marketing referral program he developed. After a brief period of early retirement, Michael founded Budi Products in 2010, a food company designing brain-healthy gourmet snacks which was acquired in 2015.

McCarthy now focuses on teaching entrepreneurship, sales, leadership, and public speaking. He developed the Leadership Sailing Program for MIT Sloan Executive Education in 2016 and is the founder of Power Speaking Coach, a Boston based consulting firm. He recently authored Harnessing the Power of Fear, a book to help reduce the fear of public speaking.

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