Timeline: GameStop’s 1,600% surge in retail investor vs hedge fund battle

Shares of GameStop surged as much as 1,600% between Jan. 11 and Wednesday after an unprecedented stock market battle pitting amateur investors piling on the videogame retailer’s shares against hedge funds scrambling to cover losing bets. The use of volatile call options, herd buying through social network Reddit, the involvement of Tesla’s Elon Musk and […]

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Social connection, social support and physical exercise key to overcoming adversity

David Creswell and his daughter recently bought ice skates, and on a good week, they hit the ice every couple of days. The new winter tradition is more than just fun, said Creswell, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Carnegie Mellon University’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The activity combines exercise and social […]

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