FinCap Friday: Until the Game Stops

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Jan 28, 2021
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FinCap Friday

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This week, it seems as though EVERYONE is talking about GameStop, the video game and electronics retailer. This company has been struggling for some time due to not being profitable as more and more gamers go online to purchase their games and consoles. So why was GameStop all over news and media headlines and even popping up on social media feeds in the form of memes? Find out why and dive into the details a bit more in this week's FinCap Friday below:

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About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!