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This AI App Saw GameStop Stock Rise Days Before It Did

This AI App Saw GameStop Stock Rise Days Before It Did

By: John Glover (MBA)

Are we on the edge of a technological cliff where we’re about to see the greatest things since sliced bread? Maybe, so here’s what’s happening. The whole financial industry is witnessing a pretty significant shift as AI technology levels the playing field between retail investors and Wall Street professionals. A prime example of this is, an AI-driven investment platform that predicted the recent surge in GameStop stock days before it occurred. This technological advancement is disrupting the long-held edge of institutional investors, empowering everyday traders with sophisticated tools once reserved for the elite.

GameStop (GME) recently announced it raised $933.4 million by selling 45 million shares of common stock. This sale was part of an at-the-market equity offering program first announced on May 17. The company plans to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes, including acquisitions and investments. Additionally, GameStop filed a shelf registration statement with the SEC, allowing it to issue more stock in future offerings. As of May 4, there were 306.187 million shares of GME common stock outstanding.

“Retail investors need to note that the recent sharp changes in the stock price for GameStop ($GME) wasn’t just because of Roaring Kitty,” explains George Kailas, CEO of “Our analysis showed institutions making significant short-term options bets and long-term options bets, which is rare on a momentum trade but speaks to how crowded it got. Not only was this data clear before he posted it to his social media accounts. Our algorithms flagged when the rally was over with great accuracy. How? AI played a big role in this process by analyzing monumental amounts of data in real-time.”

WallStreetBets has demonstrated the power of collective action among retail investors, driving substantial market movements. However, these rallies are often fueled by sentiment rather than fundamentals, leading to unpredictable outcomes. Kailas emphasizes that momentum trading can yield impressive gains and carries significant risks. “But when rallies are fueled by pure momentum and not fundamentals, how far down it can fall before it is ‘priced fairly’? If you have tons of time and you want to play momentum, there is no reason not to build your technical analysis skills to train yourself to spot these and many other trades. But in my experience, I can count on about four hands how many technical traders with real chops I’ve met outside of Wall St. and a bajillion more that think they are… but frankly are not very good.”

AI platforms like can provide a crucial advantage by processing vast datasets and identifying trends that might be invisible to the average investor. This technology assesses real-time market data, social sentiment, and institutional trading patterns, offering insights that enable retail investors to make informed decisions without constantly monitoring the market.

The democratization of high-level investment strategies through AI is a game-changer for retail investors. Traditionally, institutional investors have had access to superior tools and resources for years, allowing them to exploit market inefficiencies to their advantage. For instance, Bloomberg Terminals provides comprehensive data analysis, trading, and news, giving institutional traders a significant edge. Similarly, tools like FactSet offer extensive financial data and analytics used for in-depth market research and strategy development. Now, with AI-driven platforms, retail investors can leverage similar capabilities, reducing the knowledge gap between Wall Street and Main Street.

As AI continues to evolve, its integration into the investment world will likely deepen. Retail investors stand to benefit significantly from these advancements, gaining access to tools that enhance their ability to navigate complex markets. The success of platforms like demonstrates the transformative potential of AI, making sophisticated investment strategies accessible to all.


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