Meme Stock

The trading of a public stock detached from its fundamental value as pure speculation. Timing a meme stock bubble is a zero-sum game.

Examples of memestocks include:

  • Gamestop
  • AMC
  • Tesla
  • Blackburry
  • Bed Bath & Beyond

See also financial nihilism and memecoin.


  1. Glongloff, Mark. n.d. ‘Bitcoin, GameStop Are More Cults Than Investments’. Bloomberg. Accessed 2 March 2022.
  2. Warzel, Charlie. 2021. ‘The Absurdity Is the Point’. Substack newsletter. Galaxy Brain (blog). 11 May 2021.