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AMC Raised $1 Billion From Meme Stock Mania. Why Didn’t GameStop Even Try?

The struggling video game retailer chose not to exploit an irrational market. Bad move.

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With the stocks of GameStop, AMC, Nokia and others tumbling back to reality — down some 65% from their recent highs — it probably won’t be long…

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James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.

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