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Gaming the system: How GameStop stock surged 1,500% in nine months

Nine months ago, GameStop stock bottomed out at $2.80 a share, a reflection of the myriad problems facing the retailer specifically and brick-and-mortar game retail as a whole. As of Tuesday morning, though, that stock price is hovering around $40 a share (peaking at $44.74 as of this writing), with the vast majority of those gains coming in the last couple of weeks.
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Why GameStop Stock Just Popped 21%

Yesterday was supposed to be a bad day for mall-based videogame retailer GameStop (NYSE:GME). In a post on Twitter, short-seller Citron Research had threatened to post a livestream video laying out the "5 reasons GameStop [buyers] are the suckers at this poker game" and why GameStop stock would go "back to $20 fast."

GameStop's stock spikes up after short seller Citron cancels livestream, then pulls back

Shares of GameStop Corp. GME, +37.42% spiked higher midday trading Thursday, before erasing most of their gains, as widely followed short-seller Citron Research's planned livestream, in which five reasons to sell the video game and consumer electronics retailer's stock were expected to be highlighted, was canceled. The livestream, which was originally planned for Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Eastern, was delayed to Thursday so as not to interfere with President Joe Biden's inauguration. But given technical difficulties, the livestream was delayed slightly, then canceled. "Too many people hacking Citron twitter, will record and post later today. $GME going to $20 buy at your own risk," Citron tweeted. The stock was trading up about 3.0% just before 11:30 a.m. ET, then spiked up as much as 14.4% to an intraday high of $44.75 as the livestream failed to proceed, before paring gains. The stock was recently up 0.9%. It has tripled (up 201.8%) over the past three months, while the S&P 500.
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GameStop, Walmart restock PS5 and Xbox: How to buy one now

Our editors independently selected these items because we think you will enjoy them and might like them at these prices. If you purchase something through our links, we may earn a commission. Pricing and availability are accurate as of publish time. Learn more about Shop TODAY. The Xbox Series X/S...
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PS5 Restock Updates for GameStop, Walmart, Best Buy and More

The PS5 was restocked at numerous retailers yesterday, including GameStop, Walmart, Best Buy, and Amazon. Thursday was a big day for PlayStation fans, who have struggled to get their hands on the next-gen Sony console since it was released in November 2020. Since its launch day, the PS5 has been...

Jim Cramer on GameStop: Beware of Short Squeeze

GameStop (GME) - Get Report is soaring in intraday trading. As of this writing, the stock is up over 1,500% in the past year. This is a classic case of a short squeeze, but this time, investors on Reddit's r/WallStreetBets are responsible for pushing the stock to levels it hasn't seen in years.

Here's Why GameStop, Intel And IBM Are Moving

One of the most common questions traders have about stocks is “Why Is It Moving?”. That’s why Benzinga created the Why Is It Moving, or WIIM, feature in Benzinga Pro. WIIMs are a one-sentence description as to why that stock is moving. Here’s why shares of GameStop, Intel and IBM...
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PSA: GameStop Will Be Selling a Limited Number of PS5s Today

If you’re still looking for a PlayStation 5, then make sure to head over to GameStop‘s website as the retailer will be selling a limited number of next-gen consoles and Nintendo Switch bundles today. In a tweet announcing the news, GameStop didn’t specify what time its inventory will be made...

It's Not All Fun and GameStop

We wrote about GameStop (GME) last week when we said that, "Right at this juncture in time, the charts of GME show more risk than reward. Stand aside." So far, that looks like good advice, but things can change quickly on Wall Street, so let's check on the charts again today.
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GameStop Climbs After Short Seller Scrubs Bearish Livestream Call

GameStop (GME) - Get Report did an about-face and started climbing Wednesday after short-seller Citron Research said it was scrubbing its bearish livestream call because it didn't want to interfere with the presidential inauguration. Shares of the Grapevine, Texas, company at last check were up nearly 1% to $39.72. The...