What is #Swedengate? The evolution of an internet trend, from memes to colonialism – National

What is #Swedengate?  The evolution of an internet trend, from memes to colonialism – National

In your internet travels this morning you may have come across a peculiar hashtag: #Swedengate. But what scandal has rocked the Nordic country? What has Sweden done to attract this negative attention? Well, the answer lies in a strange cultural tradition that has the internet up in arms: Swedes don’t offer food to their houseguests. … Read more

Same stocks are back, and you should run, not walk, the other way

Same stocks are back, and you should run, not walk, the other way

It can be challenging to resist the call of meme stocks, given their ability to skyrocket. For example, GameStop GME, +0.05%, perhaps the best-known meme stock, jumped to $190 from $78 over just a two-week period in March, for example — a 143% gain. A basket of 16 meme stocks that investment researcher Morningstar created … Read more

GameStop stock shows rare resiliency as it rises to longest win streak in more than 4 years

GameStop stock shows rare resiliency as it rises to longest win streak in more than 4 years

Shares of GameStop Corp. continued to charge higher Friday, to extend the win streak that started nine trading days ago, after they closed at a one-year low. The videogame and consumer electronics retailer’s stock GME, +6.71% charged up as much as 11.1% intraday before paring gains to close up 6.7% at $151.95. It has rocketed … Read more