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This photo illustration shows the logo of trading application Robinhood on a mobile phone in Arlington, Virginia on January 28, 2021.

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GameStop

GameStop shares back up after Robinhood relaxes restrictions

by David Brancaccio , Nova Safo , Nancy Marshall-Genzer , Rose Conlon and Alex Schroeder Jan 29, 2021
After shares of the video game retailer closed down 44% Thursday, they were up about 80% at market open Friday.

The frenzy feeding purchases of GameStop shares and other stocks has a whole lot of "economic anger" behind it, one economist says

Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial, has heard from those buying stocks like GameStop and AMC Entertainment, and in some cases they are well aware it's a bubble. He said they're admitting, "We'll probably lose out, and we don't care. We're just glad to have been part of the revolution."
COVID-19

An ICU nurse describes the exhaustion of working on COVID's front lines

by David Weinberg Jan 29, 2021
In a recent survey of health care workers, 93% said they were experiencing elevated levels of stress.

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