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GameStop stock has soared and crashed, all within a few weeks.
GameStop stock has soared and crashed, all within a few weeks.
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Please, stop falling for fake populism.  We live in a world where the GameStop story briefly commanded global attention. And the craziness did offer some important lessons — not so much about economics and markets as about psychology and politics.

For it turns out that despite four years of Donald Trump, our society remains remarkably gullible. And it is not just members of the public who believe what they see on social media; far too many influential people still keep falling for fake populism.

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