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    Listen: Here’s What’s Going On With GameStop Stocks

    “The fact that this was a troll-y online movement that made a big impact is so 2021.”

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    On today's episode:

    1. On today’s show, we’ve waded into some very uncharted territory for us. You might have seen online that Wall Street is freaking out about companies like GameStop, AMC, and other brick-and-mortar stores, and apparently, it all has something to do with a viral Reddit thread?

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    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 27: GameStop store signage is seen on January 27, 2021 in New York City. Stock shares of videogame retailer GameStop Corp has increased 700% in the past two weeks due to amateur investors. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

    Cue extreme confusion for ALL of us. To help us make sense of what’s going down, from the financial aspects to the memes that inevitably followed, we brought in BuzzFeed’s social news reporter Tanya Chen, who’s chronicled all of the memes related to GameStop’s surging stock price.

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    2. We finally have photos of Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana.

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    3. Is sleeping 8 hours a day a capitalistic ploy? This TikToker thinks so.

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