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Why GameStop’s Stock Price Is Going Bonkers

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An illustration of a video game controller outline with the Number Crunch logo and the text “2,200%.”

2,200%: That’s roughly how much the share price of video game retail chain GameStop ($GME) has increased over the last nine months. Ars Technica noted that GameStop shares were already up 1,500% on Tuesday from a low of $2.80 in April, but that was before the stock…