Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: GameStop

Why India can’t have a wild stock party like GameStop, and why it’s a lesson for the world

The graded surveillance measure, which was introduced by SEBI in 2017, is unique and helps prevent GameStop-like surges in small caps.

Memes can move markets — rise of Dogecoin is proof

Dogecoin is one of the original ‘altcoins’ — cryptocurrencies released in the few years after Bitcoin came about.

Govt plans to privatise public sector banks — these two could be the first ones to be sold

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Who will surrender first, how will politicians react — next in the GameStop showdown

What has been colourfully and accurately labelled as the 'uprising of the little guys' reflects the confluence of information platforms, data, and easy-to-use products and trading apps.

The GameStop story — how a group of investors on Reddit gave Wall Street a wild week

What was a dying, outdated company just a year ago became a highly valued stock within a matter of days, turning GameStop into a case study on short trading.

Even Indian retail investors are playing with GameStop, US videogame stock that’s gone wild

GameStop was among the 5 most-traded names over the past week on Stockal, a platform for Indian retail investors to trade US equities. The stock has jumped more than 1,700% this year.

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.