Written by: Leonard Parker | Houston Business News | 21st April
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GameStop, Robinhood, Reddit, Short sales, Hedge funds.
They've been making headlines these days, and today we dive into what it all means – exactly what's happening to GameStop's shares and the controversy surrounding it.
What does it mean for the future of trading and regulations?
And what is the role and responsibility of social media in all of this?
Business and information technology experts join us to discuss and to answer listeners' questions.
Plus, we check in with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which announced today that the 2021 Houston Rodeo is canceled – more on that decision from the source.
Houston Public Media reporter Matt Harab also joins Ernie with headlines from Houston and beyond, including:Here's where we are right now with COVID: at end of day on January 20, there were 595 people needing intensive care at Harris County Hospitals for COVID. Today, the hospitals are reporting 510 patients needing intensive care. In general beds, county hospitals are down to a little under 1500 COVID patients after seeing a high earlier in January of just over 1700 patients. Texas Medical Center member hospitals are showing numbers flattening. Yesterday the Texas Medical Center admitted 251 new COVID patients, compared to last week when the average COVID admissions per day was 283. In the last few months, the numbers were as high as over 400 admissions per day.
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