Tuesday, 18 January, 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What was a dying, outdated company just a year ago became a highly valued stock within a matter of days, turning GameStop into a case study on short trading.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.

On Camera


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.