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Hedge fund manager and Mets owner Steve Cohen’s Twitter account has been removed in a GameStop backlash

Steve Cohen, a hedge fund manager and owner of the Mets baseball team, said he quit on Twitter.

The owner of the Mets looked like he had I deleted his account on Friday night — First noticed around 9:20 pm — After Very lively and rocky week Hedge fund millionaires on social media platforms GameStop Stock Chaos.

Cohen’s Point 72 Asset Management and fellow hedge fund Citadel, run by billionaire Ken Griffin, reportedly Invested a total of $ 2.75 billion Melvin Capital Management was crushed after trying a short squeeze of GameStop shares. Melvin is run by Gabe Plotkin, a former disciple of Cohen. Kohen’s net worth is estimated at $ 14.6 billion

“A lot of people got together on Twitter tonight,” Cohen tweeted Wednesday night. “Hey, the stock jockey keeps bringing it.”

Cohen entered on Thursday Twitter with Dave Portnoy After the founder of Barstool Sports blows up the owner of Mets About restrictions on app transactions Robin Hood and others were hurting novice investors behind GameStop’s stock price surge.

“Hey Dave, what’s your beef with me,” Cohen tweeted. “I’m trying to make a living like you. I’m glad I took this offline.”

As Portnoy tweeted, the two seemed to finally find mutual respect. “At least you are talking and trying to answer. Thank you.”

Portnoy seems to have been pleased with Cohen’s deletion of his account by replying to tweets about the news with a smiling emoji wearing sunglasses.

Cohen’s tweet about the status of GameStop I couldn’t sit well with WFAN’s morning host Boomer Essiason.. The former NFL quarterback was unloaded at the Boomers and Geoshows on Friday and said Cohen would stop going to the game “until he knew exactly what was happening here.”

“Hey, I don’t want to hear it from you, do you know what I mean?” Essiason said. “You hedge fund a millionaire. Keep your mouth closed. Another thing he put out:” Hey stock jockey, bring it. “So He discounts the people of Reddit WallStreetBets as “stock jockeys” and sits in the king chair of this hedge fund to make all these decisions, so make them know what’s going on. Shoot.

“I hate it. That’s why I told you when I entered this morning, I said,” What do you know? I swear to God, what’s happening here I’m not going to another Met game until I know exactly what I’m doing. This actually makes me sick in my stomach. “

Cohen interacted with Mets fans on Twitter, made suggestions, and teased the return of the black jersey became part of the new owner’s appeal. It seems to be on hold for now. WFAN host and Mets fan Evan Roberts felt humor about Cohen’s closure of his account.

“It wasn’t even a cruel nine meltdown that kept Steve Cohen away from Twitter!” Roberts tweeted.

This article was first published on NYPost.com



Hedge fund manager and Mets owner Steve Cohen’s Twitter account has been removed in a GameStop backlash

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