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Jack Rivlin writes the sports newsletter the Upshot. He also co-founded the Tab, a student news site.
Some of the sales are truly farcical, like the clip-art image of a rock which went for $1.3 million
By Jack Rivlin
This is the new reality of the financial markets: fortunes are built purely on the basis that something is amusing
As the price of GameStop swung wildly, all I could do was stare at the screen and chew gum ferociously
Like most people, I was drawn in by greed, but won over by the infectious spirit of the WallStreetBets Reddit
My week backing GameStop on the stonks market
Comedy gold: the economics of internet irony
Are NFTs memes – or masterpieces?
Why I joined the online army taking on the hedge funds
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.