Article: The War On Wall Street: GameStop Sparks Revolution With Retail Investors

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The War On Wall Street: GameStop Sparks Revolution With Retail Investors

Anat Alon-Beck, 01 February 2021

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been glued to the financial news during the past week.

And, for the first time, both my husband and my son were actually interested in my work. It is mind-boggling.

My husband first told me these stories of people making exorbitant amounts of money trading stock options, and no, not people we know from the investment community. My son, who turned 11 this month, wanted to know what’s all the buzz in the news about his favorite store: GameStop GME +0.9%. Continue reading “Article: The War On Wall Street: GameStop Sparks Revolution With Retail Investors”

Web: Gift of $25M Will Build Benton Center for Creativity and Innovation, Support Third-Century Plan

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Gift of $25M Will Build Benton Center for Creativity and Innovation, Support Third-Century Plan

Mark Walden, Colgate University, 1 February 2021

Daniel Benton ’80, H’10, P’10 has secured his place as Colgate’s most generous benefactor, making a $25 million gift in support of the University’s Middle Campus Plan for Arts, Creativity, and Innovation and other elements within The Third-Century Plan.

Editor: An Alert Reader has suggested that the hedge funds that have been doing $100 trillion in naked short selling are starting to disburse money before it can be confiscated via civil and criminal forfeiture. $25M is chump change, but the thought by Alert Reader is one worthy of joint NSA-DOJ examination.