Tag Archives: the Super Bowl

Two Small-Time Investors Were Buying GameStop Stock Before It Was Cool – WSJ

Last spring, when GameStop Corp. was just a struggling videogame retailer and before Reddit took it to the moon, two small money managers teamed up in an audacious bid to shake up its board of directors. They thought the stock was worth a few more dollars. They won, and then things got wild. Shares have […]

Robinhood Will Air Super Bowl Ad Amid GameStop Saga – WSJ

Robinhood Markets Inc. will advertise during the Super Bowl, as the online brokerage seeks to repair its image in the wake of the GameStop Corp. stock-trading saga. Robinhood faced a backlash from customers and some lawmakers after it restricted trading on certain highflying stocks last week. Critics said the move ran counter to the brand’s […]

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 […]

‘S.N.L.’ Takes on Marjorie Taylor Greene and GameStop – The New York Times

A flabbergasted McKinnon said to him, “Among the first 3 percent of all Americans given the vaccine was O.J. Simpson.” Thompson threw up his hands. “Hey, guilty as charged,” he said. He paused, then added, “About the vaccine.” Finally, McKinnon interviewed the guest host John Krasinski, who was playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom […]