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After sweetest week since January, meme stocks end on slightly sour note

If there was a meme for meme stocks, this week’s choice would be “Kombucha girl,” the viral video of a woman trying the fermented tea...

Have you held any of these 20 stocks long term? Your current dividend yield might surprise you

Income-seeking investors love dividend stocks, many of which have attractive yields when compared to bond yields. They might like them even more when they realize...

GameStop stock was reaching new heights, but shares in the meme stocks just plummeted

GameStop Corp. shares Wednesday were on track for their highest closing price in history and their longest winning streak since the videogame retailer’s stock became...

GameStop hearing challenges assumptions about rookie investors — ‘Retail investors making up this new surge are different’

YOLO? Maybe not quite so. During the GameStop trading frenzy, some observers worried many rookie retail investors banding together on sites like Reddit’s WallStreetBets would...

Individual investors are back — here’s what it means for the stock market

Look who’s back. After a long absence, active individual investors have returned. While breakneck and foolhardy trading activity in shares of GameStop Corp. GME, +19.20%...

GameStop, AMC stocks close lower as oversight momentum builds, Reddit poster to testify

GameStop Corp. shares closed lower Thursday for their third trading day this week as volatile trading of heavily shorted stocks comes under more federal scrutiny....

Here are the biggest short squeezes in the stock market, including GameStop and AMC

Short squeezes will remain a big story in the financial-news media until heavily shorted stocks that have been pushed up by individual investors connected through...

How will this wild GameStop saga end? The ghosts of trading catastrophes past offer clues

Champions of GameStop’s jaw-dropping stock surge portray it as a victory by long-suffering mom-and-pop investors over nefarious Wall Street institutions, but some veteran market observers...

Opinion: GameStop’s stock surge and QAnon couldn’t seem more different — yet they have this trait in common

When former SEC Commissioner Laura Unger compared the short squeeze of GameStop’s stock to the recent storming of the U.S. Capitol, she was mostly referring...

The GameStop and AMC drama doesn’t stop with the stock market

The bond market is largely out of reach for day traders, unless through a proxy, so it would seem safe from the dynamics that have...

Corporate debt boom resumes as 2021 kicks off

The training wheels came off without a hitch. The lapse of the Federal Reserve’s inaugural corporate debt-buying program at year’s end didn’t hold up the...

Once hailed as ‘America’s richest man,’ he’s now raising cash by selling his jet, 257-foot yacht and loads of art

Ronald Perelman Getty Images Ron Perelman, why are you selling all your stuff? “ ‘I realized that for far too long, I have been holding...

Bed Bath & Beyond bread-maker sales rise 400% and vacuum sales double amid COVID-19 stay-at-home orders

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. says it has seen a spike in a number of categories due to the COVID-19 outbreak, including a 400% year-over-year...