10-year-old San Antonio boy cashes in on GameStop stocks
January 29, 2021
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 10-year-old San Antonio boy made a killing by selling GameStop stock he was gifted more than a year ago.
Jaydyn Carr's mother, Nina, spent $60 for 10 shares of the video game chain's stock in December of 2019 that she gave him for Kwanzaa to reflect Ujamaa, one of the festival's seven principles that focuses on cooperative economics.
With GameStop's share price skyrocketing this week behind a speculative frenzy driven by a Reddit chat group, Jaydyn sold the shares Wednesday for a little less than $3,200, the San Antonio Express-News reported.
"My phone was going off,...