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‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli weighs in on GameStop chaos

“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli is following the Reddit-fueled Wall Street chaos from behind bars — and wants to give his input on the saga. The convicted fraudster commented on the GameStop frenzy in an email to Christie Smythe, the former Bloomberg reporter who professed her love for him in a tell-all Elle magazine article last […]

The Week in Pictures Extra: Special GameStop Edition | Power Line

The Week in Pictures Extra: Special GameStop Edition Good grief, the Biden era is providing an embarrassment of riches in the TWiP department, and as tomorrow’s gallery is already groaning at the gills, this is one of those times when a special edition is justified, even on a Friday afternoon, because the GameStop escapade just […]

Donald Trump Jr. Says GameStop Stock Mania ‘Amazing To Watch’ As Short Sellers Squeezed

Donald Trump Jr. said it was “amazing” to see retail investors push up the stock price of the video game retailer GameStop as they looked to squeeze short-seller hedge funds who bet on the brand’s stock market value falling. Former President Donald Trump‘s eldest son said the investors organized on the WallStreetBets subreddit were moving […]

Robinhood Hopes Super Bowl Ad Will Win Back Users After GameStop Block

Following a controversial decision to temporarily block the purchase of GameStop stocks last week’s Reddit-coordinated run at hedge funds that were shorting shares of the gaming retailer, Robinhood is hoping a new Super Bowl ad will restore confidence in the investment app. Granted, the 30-second spot was purchased back in December, well before Robinhood became […]

GLENN VISITS STU DOES AMERICA: GameStop and the Wacky World of Stocks

Stu dives into the Reddit-fueled stock market shenanigans of GameStop and what that means for the market. Then, Glenn Beck joins to discuss his newest special, “The Biden Oligarchs Secretly Running America.” And, Rob Eno, resident Blaze Media critic, stops in to discuss why the media is fawning and worshipping at the altar of the […]

‘The View’s’ Meghan McCain Tweets and Deletes Wild Comparison of Capitol Rioters to GameStop Traders

One day after drawing a bizarre false equivalence between QAnon-loving Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell on The View, Meghan McCain tried out another failed analogy—this time on Twitter. “The GameStop stock story is like a mirror to the world of everything that is wrong,” McCain tweeted. “This is what happens […]

Robinhood shuts down GameStop trades – CNN

The phenomenon is called a short squeeze. An investor who thinks a stock will fall borrows the shares and sells them, with the hopes of buying them back at a lower price and pocketing the difference before paying back the loan. JUST WATCHED Jordan Belfort: GameStop frenzy is a ‘modified pump and dump’ Jordan Belfort: […]

WH’s Psaki on GameStop: Yellen “Monitoring The Situation”

WH’s Psaki on GameStop: Yellen “Monitoring The Situation” Posted By Ian Schwartz On Date January 27, 2021 White House press secretary Jen Psaki fielded a question about the sudden rise of GameStop’s stock at Wednesday’s press briefing and assured reporters that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and the White House economic team are “monitoring the situation.” […]

Silver is the new GameStop: Metal’s price hits 8-year high from online movement

The price of silver is rallying as the online trading movement fueling the rise of unloved shares such as GameStop took a shine to the precious metal. Silver futures jumped almost 12% on Monday to more than $30 per ounce — an eight-year high — following strong gains over the weekend. On Twitter, #silversqueeze was […]

Robinhood Blocking GameStop Stocks Has AOC and Cruz In Rare Agreement

In an exceptionally rare move, Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Republican Senator Ted Cruz agree that there needs to be an investigation into the investment app Robinhood after it made a controversial decision to stop retail investors from buying GameStop stocks on Thursday morning. Citing “recent volatility,” Robinhood is restricting transactions for stocks that have […]