By Will Horner and Paul Vigna

 

Major indexes are down about 1% even as hot stocks go through the roof.

In addition to concerns about the coronavirus, some traders are citing worries that professional investors might be forced to sell bigger companies to cover losses suffered betting against names like GameStop and AMC.

 

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January 27, 2021 13:48 ET (18:48 GMT)

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