On Wednesday, January 27th, US video game retailer GameStop saw its shares skyrocket to $350 each, from $20 at the end of December.
On December 16, Bitcoin price hit all-time record high. The famous cryptocurrency broke above $20,000.00, an increase of over 170% in 2020. As a knock-on effect, cryptocurrency-related companies’ shares also surged.
The US elections are taking place in a couple of weeks and both candidates have polar opposite policies.
Antivirus creator John McAfee has been arrested in Spain for tax evasion. He now faces extradition to the United States where he was charged. John McAfee has not publicly commented on these charges but, if found guilty, risks a prison sentence of up to 30 years.