Read? Melvin Capital, hedge fund targeted by Reddit board, closes out of GameStop short position

Melvin Capital closed out its short position in GameStop on Tuesday afternoon after taking a huge loss, the hedge fund’s manager told CNBC.

CNBC could not confirm the amount of losses the firm took on the short position. Citadel and Point72 have infused close to $3 billion into Melvin Capital to shore up its finances.

Melvin manager Gabe Plotkin told Andrew Ross Sorkin that speculation about a bankruptcy filing is false.

Hmm .. How? Someone in Singapore starts the lead for an army of Fire Ants for SGX’s most hated and shorted stocks?