U of I Stock Market Expert, Students Give Insight on Wild Rise of GameStop’s Stocks
February 01, 2021
This story produced by Joe Parris was aired by KTVB-7 in Boise on Jan. 28.
BOISE, Idaho — People looking to get into the stock market flooded onto the r/WallStreetBets Reddit page looking to get in on huge growth on stocks in the last week, with chatter on the forum helping lead GameStop's stock to skyrocket. “When you see volatility it’s a chance to make money on the upside and the downside and that’s exactly what’s going on right now,” said Dr. Darek Nalle, director of the Barker Capital Management and Trading Program at the University of Idaho. Read more.
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