Many job listings put out by the company in 2021 indicated that the company was looking for "exceptional engineers, designers, gamers and marketers" to come aboard an Ethereum-based NFT project.
A Securities and Exchange Commission report examining volatility in GameStop and other so-called "meme" stocks, said the wild market moves last winter highlighted the need for "potential study and further consideration" of ways to ensure "fair, order and efficient" markets.
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Shares of GameStop Corp., based in Grapevine, Texas, just outside of Dallas, are up more than 1,000% this year. Another meme stock, the movie chain AMC Entertainment, is up 2,300% this year.
Matt Furlong oversaw a small but growing part of Amazon's business as the country head for Australia, a role his LinkedIn profile said he assumed in May 2019.
Meme stocks got the name because their explosion in trading volume stems from interest and promotion on social media.
Although the company didn't make a big announcement, a new web portal for an NFT platform invited engineers, designers and marketers to join the team. The NFT web page also features a link to an ethereum address.
Shares in GameStop, which was at the heart of the so-called "stonks" retail trading mania earlier this year, have risen by a third in the last one week, while shares in cinema operator AMC are up 39 percent.
The videogame retailer's shares, which were at the heart of a Reddit-driven trading frenzy, jumped 7 percent in premarket trade on Monday after the company said George Sherman would resign on or before July 31 and that it had started looking for a successor.
The GameStop saga has been one of the biggest stories on Wall Street this year.
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The company said on Tuesday after reporting quarterly results that it has been considering since January whether to increase the size of the $100 million share sale that it originally announced in December.
Besides the usual favourites like Apple, Amazon and Facebook, Indians are now taking interest in some lesser-known stocks such as Fossil, Gap, Yelp, Concentrix Corp and Beyond Meat Inc, say experts
WallStreetBets group has also donated over $350,000 to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International,
Tesla was short-sellers' biggest win, giving them estimated profits of $4.2 billion so far in 2021, followed by more than $1 billion gains each on Zoom Video and Apple, according to Ortex.
A few months ago, these so-called retail traders were a quirky sideshow in US stocks, dabbling in markets to fend off the boredom of coronavirus lockdowns
The moves are reminiscent of the shocking 1,625% surge for GameStop in January, when bands of smaller and novice investors communicating on social media launched the struggling video game retailer's stock.
GameStop shares rose as much as 240 percent in premarket trading and were up 210 percent as of 0741 GMT. The surge comes after a couple of weeks that saw the shares move in relatively tighter ranges.
A rally in GameStop has been rare since it fell back to earth early this month. The stock, which soared 1,600% at one point in January, has been extremely volatile.
GameStop said Jim Bell's resignation was not due to any disagreement with the company relating to its operations, including accounting principles and practices.
Parents can also help kids identify companies they are interested in and track them using fictitious money just for fun. That presents an opportunity to explain why a stock might rise and fall in value at different points.
Here is a timeline of the stock's rapid 1,600 percent rise, the social media-fueled retail activity that helped drive it, and how firms like hedge funds Citadel and Melvin Capital, along with retail brokerages like Robinhood, played a part in the action.
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The struggling video-game retailer GameStop hit by the pandemic saw its stock surge by over 1,000% following social media chatter on a stock trading discussion group. What was the impact of this event on Indian markets? Can a similar incident happen in India? Let's find out answers to all these questions in this panel discussion with R. Kalyanaraman, CEO, Espresso, Vinay Bharathwaj, Co-Founder & Co-CEO at Stockal and Rajesh Cheruvu, CIO, Validus Wealth