Chatterbox #261 – Meme stocks

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One of the biggest stories in financial news these days is what’s happening with meme stocks and Reddit subgroups. Although the story and the English terms used to explain it are difficult to follow, hosts Andrew and Kassy carefully walk you through the ins and outs of this fascinating current event.

Hello everyone. Welcome back to Culips. Today, we have a Chatterbox episode planned for you. Now Chatterbox is this series that features realistic, totally natural English conversations that are unedited, and are designed to help you boost your English listening comprehension, and vocabulary skills, and help you become a better English speaker. Now, as you know, getting awesome at English requires a lot of listening practice. And we hope that is exactly what you’ll get with us here today.

Fun facts

Meme stocks, the subject of this episode, are now very interlinked with the website Reddit. The Reddit community is not to be laughed at. There are over 330 million active users on the site!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • One half of the equation
  • To recoup [something]
  • Mind-boggling
  • Namesake
  • To see how [something] plays out
  • To poke [something] with a stick

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Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar

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