For those who had been confused about how, precisely, a bunch of Reddit finance obsessives turned the beleaguered GameStop right into a white sizzling inventory, you’re not alone. This week, Cherlynn and Devindra chat with Mike Futter, writer of the GameDev Business Handbook and co-host of the Virtual Economy Podcast, to make sense of this shocking story. Are the web merchants simply doing it for the LOLs? Or are they attempting to show the monetary business a lesson? And isn’t this simply one other instance of on-line memes bleeding into actuality, resulting in doubtlessly disastrous penalties? We additionally get a little bit of context from an nameless member from the notorious R/WallStreetBets subreddit.
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