Extra Credit Opportunity: The GameStop Squeeze – Lessons for Investors and Firms

This Thursday, February 11th, from 12:30-1:30 pm CT, three of my Finance colleagues – Dr. Shane Underwood, Dr. Mike Stegemoller, and Dr. Erik Davidson, will present a panel discussion of what can be learned from recent events in the market for GameStop stock.  I have previously blogged about the GameStop trading debacle at http://derivatives.garven.com/2021/01/31/the-real-force-driving-the-gamestop-revolution, so review that posting for further context prior to attending this webinar.

Please find additional details below:

Date: Thursday, Feb. 11
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm CST
Featured Speakers:

This Webinar, scheduled for 12:30-1:30 pm CST on Thursday, February 11th, requires registration: Please register at this link

Since this panel discussion has the makings of an extra-credit opportunity for Finance 4366, let’s have it! You can earn extra credit by attending (via Zoom) and reporting on what you learn. If you decide to take advantage of this extra-credit opportunity, I will use the grade you earn on your report to replace your lowest quiz grade in Finance 4366 (assuming that your grade on the extra credit is higher than your lowest quiz grade). Submit your report as a (PDF formatted) 1-2 page executive summary. In order to receive credit, the report must be uploaded to the Assignments section of the Course Canvas page by no later than 5 pm CST on Monday, February 15 (Click on the Assignment entitled “GameStop Extra Credit Webinar – Thursday, 2/11, 12:30-1:30”).

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