Pokémon Go Boosts Nintendo Shares

Everyone’s playing it. You’re probably playing it right now, you just saw your 25th Rattata today and need a break. Well have I got the cure for you: Finances!

Now that Pokémon is pushing 21, it’s time they started acting like an adult, so let’s talk stock market. It’s been well established that the free game with microtransactions, while annoying, is the most profitable business model. We just can’t resist nickel and diming ourselves. Nintendo has been struggling for a few years, but their latest AR app has changed all of that. In just one weekend, their stock has risen 25% on Monday, July 11th; to put that in perspective, if traded on the US stock exchange, Nintendo would have the 7th largest growth of the day. When you take into account that the app only includes the 1st of 7 generations, no trading, and horrible glitches and server crashes, it can only get better. Here’s to the new world order of Pokémon


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