Solely because there was major Bird Gaming going on in another sector.
Yes, this is silly in the extreme - and it certainly never sways the Bird herself.
But it shows how extraordinarily prone to gaming for the sake of gaming some within Official Wall Street - not to mention Black Hat UNOfficial Wall Street are.
The fact that this silliness could not be WORSE for the entire financial services sector - that it smacks of Enron and Tyco and every other sort of Baby Game example one can think of - doesn't seem to matter to some.
Proving they are the Biggest of Big Swinging Bleep-Bleeps is all that matters.
I have actually been very kind and very restrained the past year towards the Bird Gamers. I could have said and done a whole lot worse.
If the gloves are off again, you will not like it. Remember, I have a whole lot of very nasty proof to back me up, including a tape of Lloyd McC., erstwhile of Stringfellow, talking about "Yolanda."
How many TOS and Minyanville-related Botnets could that alone bring down, Poopsies?
Fifteen years of pure, childish malice is more than enough.
You don't want to preempt me - fine, although you should have a long time ago.
At the very least, you're going to cease and desist screwing with my portfolio, my computer, and my life.