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The GameStop Short Squeeze | Kansas City Entertainment Delivered

Segment 1, beginning at 4:12: This David and Goliath battle has seen GameStop's market value go from $2 billion to more than $24 billion in a matter of days.

When users in the Reddit group Wall Street Bets noticed that hedge funds were shorting GameStop stock, they used their superior numbers to buy shares at a rate that resulted in a "short squeeze" that has yet to let up. We got a walk-through of what it all means.


Segment 2, beginning at 33:41: Show Delivered offers clients personal entertainment and actors, musicians and acrobats employment.

With everything you can have delivered these pandemic days, why not performances? The founders of Show Delivered developed 30-minute shows that range from the comical to the dramatic and even to the romantic.

  • Kelly Main, co-founder of Show Delivered
  • Bess Wallerstein Huff, co-founder of Show Delivered

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Steve Kraske is an associate teaching professor of journalism at UMKC, a political columnist for The Kansas City Star and has hosted "Up to Date" since 2002. He worked as the full-time political correspondent for The Star from 1994-2013 covering national, state and local campaigns. He also has covered the statehouses in Topeka and Jefferson City.
Chris Young
Danette (Danie) Alexander first came to KCUR in 2007 as an intern for Up to Date after completing her B.A. in Communications at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. After her KCUR internship was completed, Danie continued to spend her mornings assisting senior producer Stephen Steigman as a volunteer with the show. Her radio experience also includes stints with public radio's New Letters on the Air as a broadcast engineer and on local public radio as host of a weekly overnight call-in show.