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An AMC movie theater in Maryland, US. AMC’s share price nearly doubled on Wednesday, a day after it issued 8.5 million shares to Mudrick Capital, which the hedge fund flipped at a profit. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP

AMC Entertainment launched its second share issue in three days on Thursday, while warning investors that after a week of stellar gains they risked lo(...)

GameStop’s rally came to a sharp halt as the retailer’s shares had their biggest one-day loss on record on Tuesday. Photograph: Philip Cheung/The New York Times

GameStop’s rally came to a sharp halt as the shares had their biggest one-day loss on record, erasing more than $27 billion in market value from (...)

The last few weeks has seen a throng of amateur investors, who use discussion website Reddit’s WallStreetBets chatroom to swap tips, pile into GameStop shares to force the price up and inflict losses on the hedge funds. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/ AFP via Getty Images

It is surely only a matter of time before GameStop, the US video games retailer that has become the subject of a market frenzy, becomes a verb. In rec(...)

GameStop shares doubled in pre-market trading on Friday after a wild ride of a week. Photograph: The New York Times

It’s being billed as Occupy Wall Street 2.0. But instead of the demonstrators who camped outside the likes of the New York Stock Exchange in a global (...)

The GameStop bubble features a mix of traditional investing, rampant enthusiasm, stock-market mechanics and the belief that anyone with a Robinhood account can meme a fortune into existence.  Photograph:  Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images

The internet and stock market are aflame over GameStop, the video game retailer whose stock is suddenly the darling of day traders who are putting the(...)

The dramatic moves highlight the growing influence of retail traders, who have organised on the message board site Reddit.  Photograph: Bloomberg

A “short squeeze” that started on Wall Street swept across the globe on Wednesday, triggering another day of frenetic moves in the share prices of com(...)

Hyundai and Uber’s all-electric  air taxi at CES 2020. They have agreed to pony up €1.4 billion to fund it. Photograph:  David Becker/Getty Images

Artificial humans, robot taxis and 8K TVs are grabbing the headlines at CES, as the show tries to stay ahead of trends and remain relevant in a fast-m(...)


So there it is, another decade gone. And how our world has changed over the last 10 years. The way we consume music and television has completely chan(...)

US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping  in Beijing in November 2017. Trade tensions between the two countries have caused ripples in stock markets. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Volatility has returned to stock markets following the unexpected escalation in US-China trade tensions. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average su(...)

Google’s Android is the operating system used in more than 80 per cent of the world’s smartphones and is vital to the group’s future revenues as more users search on their mobile gadgets

Brussels is preparing to hit Google next month for abusing its dominance through the Android mobile operating system, concluding the most important of(...)

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