Yup, that’s the guy, the face representing millions of Chinese retail investors chasing a red hot market.
Every time, there is a foreign piece on China’s stock market or about rabid Chinese speculators, you can bet that this mug shot is prominently displayed atop the article, thanks to Reuters, apparently. Shanghaiist is wondering if the man is aware of his cult celebrity status. Along similar lines: How well has he done in the market? What stocks is he buying now? Where can we get a pair of glasses like that?
P.S. – The title is a tribute to one of our favorite Simpson’s episode
Jay Sheng is Shanghaiist’s Business Editor. Email tips, news and gossip about business in Shanghai and China to biz at shanghaiist.com.