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Episode 368
Feb 11, 2021

One thing is still bugging us about GameStop

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Why didn't the beleaguered video game retailer jump to capitalize on its surging share price? Reuters figured it out.

GameStop closed at $51.10 a share today. We’re far away from the heady days of, uh, two weeks ago. But something has still been nagging at us: Why didn’t the beleaguered video game retailer jump on the opportunity to sell some shares and pay down its debt? Today we finally got an answer, and we’ll take some time to explain. Plus: a little talk about the impeachment trial so far, vaccines and Bitcoin.

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Molly Wood Host
Donna Tam Interim Senior Producer
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