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Even the White House is getting questions about GameStop. “Our economic team, including [Treasury] Secretary Yellen and others are monitoring the situation,” Psaki said when asked about the gaming store’s unprecedented stock price surge during today’s daily press briefing.

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I think the biggest surprise to me about this whole thing is how quiet Gamestop themselves have been. You’d think they’d want to use this as an opportunity to build some capital in advance of their expensive store redesigns.

At the same, I’m sure they’re shitting their collective pants hoping that the SEC ignores what’s become an expensive and elaborate troll.