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GameStop, Reddit, and Robin Hood: How r/WallStreetBets gamed the stock of GameStop

av The Vergecast | Publicerades 1/29/2021

The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Elizabeth Lopatto explain how the users of the subreddit r/WallStreetBets sent GameStop, AMC and other stocks rocketing up through the stock market. A year into coronavirus, we’re still counting the dead Slow certification process keeps some pharmacists from giving COVID-19 vaccines Go read this report about the tech systems behind the US’s vaccine distribution Testing sidelined as health departments focus on vaccination How r/WallStreetBets gamed the stock of GameStop Reddit’s GameStop traders turn their attention to AMC stock Memes have broken the brokerages Robinhood blocks purchase of GameStop, AMC, and BlackBerry stock Discord has turned into a virtual trade floor with memes, stocks, and chaos r/WallStreetBets went private — and now it’s back with a message After buy ban, GameStop hypebeasts are looking for a Robinhood alternative Robinhood denies claims that it sold GameStop shares out from under its traders Robinhood will allow ‘limited buys’ of stocks like GameStop starting Friday Samsung Galaxy S21 review Sony’s creator-focused Xperia Pro arrives in the US priced at $2,499 Tesla unveils redesigned Model S with new interior and 520-mile range option OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei’s next company is literally called Nothing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.