The Verge had extensive coverage this week of how the subreddit r/WallStreetBets sent GameStop’s stock skyrocketing, and the chaos that ensued thereafter.
For this week’s episode of The Vergecast, The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Elizabeth Lopatto attempt to chronicle that chaos into a timeline of events, while also explaining the interweaving machinations of stock trading, short selling, and internet culture.
Listen here or on your preferred podcast player to hear the full discussion.
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- 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…
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