The spot, which was just five seconds, opened as if it were a car commercial, but then quickly then flashed to Reddit’s orange and white logo, which was followed by a message.

“If you’re reading this, it means our bets paid off,” the message read. “One thing we learned from our communities last week is that underdogs can accomplish just about anything when we come together around a common area.”

Reddit's Superbowl ad aired for about five seconds during the big game on Sunday, February 7, 2021.
The spot comes after a Reddit army — from the WallStreetBets page — took on Wall Street pros by inflating the share price of GameStop. The mass buying spree led to huge gains for some in the Reddit crowd who got in early. Hedge funds, meanwhile, lost billions of dollars on their short positions.
Everything you need to know about how a Reddit group blew up GameStop's stock

“Who knows, maybe you’ll be the reason finance textbooks have to add a chapter on ‘tendies,'” the Reddit ad read. “Powerful things happen when people rally

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  • Rising interest rates have sparked a surge in stock-market volatility that’s seen tech shares take a sharp dive.
  • But investors should not fear rising interest rates, according to a recent client note from The Leuthold Group.
  • “Yields may be rising, but yield pressure is still extremely low because real growth is improving even faster,” said Jim Paulsen, the firm’s chief investment strategist.
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A spike in interest rates since the start of the year has accelerated a rotation out of high-growth technology stocks and into value stocks poised to benefit from a reopening of the economy.

The Nasdaq has fallen more than 10% over the past month as the Dow has soared to record highs, with a spike in the 10-year US Treasury yield acting as the main catalyst. It

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