Game Back On: GameStop Stock Rebounds As SEC Warns Against Market Manipulation

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Shares of video game retailer GameStop shot up, the online broker Robinhood struggled for cash and securities regulators issued a stern warning for anyone trying to game the market. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

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The GameStop stock-market roller coaster continued Friday as the video game retailer’s shares shot up, the online broker Robinhood struggled for cash and securities regulators issued a stern warning for anyone trying to game the market.

Catapulted by seemingly unrelenting enthusiasm on Reddit, GameStop stock soared more than 70%.

On Thursday, it had plunged 44%. That happened after Robinhood, an

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