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Understanding the GameStop Short Squeeze (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing If you have been paying attention to the news recently you might have heard of “meme stocks.” These are traditionally stocks from businesses that have historically been on the brink of bankruptcy or irrelevance. These are buzz stocks like Blockbuster, AMC, and GameStop or other “childhood” favorites that are no…

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GameStop…The Buck Starts Here

  Since June 16, 2015, when Donald Trump took the golden escalator ride at Trump Tower to announce his candidacy, the news media dramatically reduced covering business stories. Who could blame them? Donald Trump was a daily headline machine. Obviously, it wasn’t that there were no business stories in the news media, it’s just that…

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It’s a Meme (Mad) World – Fears & Tears

  Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatchTM  OK. You need to be of a certain generation to connect the communications and musical dots. If you are struggling, read on and I’ll connect them for you at the end. There are two Mirriam-Webster definitions for memes: an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from…

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Gamified Blockchain Investment Platform on 3D Island has Launched

CommPRO Editorial Staff Clam Island, a gamified yield farming and NFT investment platform, successfully launched at the end of last month. Clam Island aims to gamify blockchain investment and brig DeFi to the masses by making the process easy, fun and effective. The platform is built on a 3D Island with in-game characters that support…

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Is It Right to Sell Others Short?

  Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org You’re a basketball player whose team just won the NCAA Division I national championship!  You run courtside to celebrate with family but your mother is visibly upset.  “Mom, what’s the matter?  “I’m sorry,” she stammers.  “It’s just that . .…

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Using Research to Counteract Executive Emotion

Mark Weiner, Chief Insights Officer, Cognitio Insights For some in the financial services sector the phenomena of GameStop represented an existential threat.  For others, it presented an opportunity to comment and take a position.  Unforeseen events like these are only accelerating: Black Lives Matter and the Capitol Insurrection commanded explosive and widespread notoriety.  In response, courageous…

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Non-Fungible Tokens: A Giant Leap into Owning Our Digital Assets

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Throughout the years, I, like most parents, watched their kids grow up playing video games. I remember them playing Super Mario Bros., Madden NFL, Super Smash Bros., Call of Duty and many more, on their Xbox, Nintendo and PlayStation. Most of the which we bought at GameStop or…

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