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‘We can expect fireworks’: 6 experts sound off on their expectations for Robinhood’s hugely anticipated IPO

Vlad Tenev, CEO and co-founder of Robinhood. Kimberly White/Getty Images for Robinhood Ever since Robinhood was founded in 2013, the firm has been at the center of the retail trading boom. Ahead of its IPO, Robinhood announced it is selling up to a third of its shares directly to retail investors. Insider asked six experts what to expect ahead of the popular trading app's stock market debut. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Robinhood's mission since it was founded in 2013 has been to "democratize finance for all."Years later, ahead of its hotly-anticipated initial public offering, founder Vlad Tenev is trying to make good on that promise by offering a third of the company's shares directly to customers through its app, a far greater amou...
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Retail investors bought a record $2.2 billion of stocks on Monday, with many seeking shelter in ETFs as the market melted down, data shows

vgajic/Getty Images Retail investors bought $2.2 billion in equities during Monday's rout, according to Vanda Research. ETFs accounted for 44% of total retail purchases, higher than the average of 29%. The data suggest that retail investors were scared to buy the dip in individual stocks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retail investors shoved more than $2 billion into the US stock market during Monday's rout, taking advantage of sliding prices largely by ramping up purchases of shares in major index funds, data released by Vanda Research Wednesday showed. Individual investors bought a record $2.18 billion in equities during the selloff at the start of the week, Vanda said in a note. The worst session for stocks so far in 2021 was set off by fears that rising COVID...
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The average Brit plans to invest almost 20% more each month after the pandemic, extending the retail trading boom, survey finds

In addition to executing orders, brokers also provide a range of educational resources and investing advice. JGalione/Getty The average Brit plans to spend 19% more each month on investing post-pandemic, a Barclays Smart Investor survey says. Half of those surveyed said they will cut back on other spending to fuel their lockdown investing habits. On Monday, trading app Robinhood said it had recorded lower trading levels between March and June. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The average UK investor plans to increase their investments by 19% each month as COVID-19 restrictions in the country come to an end, extending the retail trading boom that originated during the pandemic, a Barclays Smart Investor survey found. Younger people are set to...
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One of America’s biggest Black-operated banks surges 267% as retail investors identify it as their next short-squeeze target

Reddit logo. hoto Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Shares of Carver Bancorp, one of America's largest Black-operated banks, skyrocketed as much as 267% on Thursday. Social-media chatter suggests that retail investors have identified the stock as the next target of a short squeeze. More than 83 million shares exchanged hands Thursday, compared to the average daily trading volume of 967,494 over the past year, according to Bloomberg data. Investors on Reddit, Twitter, and Stocktwits identified that the Harlem-based bank has the market's largest proportion of outstanding shares sold short. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Shares of Carver Bancorp-on of America's largest Black-operated banks-sky...
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Robinhood says users have made $25 billion through trades on its platform-but one influential retail investor warns its easy-to-use interface could spark panic-selling if stocks take a tumble

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Robinhood's IPO paperwork reveals that its customers have made approximately $25 billion. But one influential retail investor warns its interface that makes it so easy to invest could also make it easy to panic sell. Robinhood's way of turning red when stocks go down could trigger panic-selling, she said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Robinhood's mission to "democratize finance for all" through a simple mobile trading platform with zero fees has helped usher in a new generation of investors-and helped them make money along the way. But one influential retail investor is warning its easy-to-use interface could spark panic-selling if the market sees a drawdown.According to the brokerage app's latest IPO p...
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Gen Z investors are taking more risks, picking up bad investing habits in the hunt to get rich quick, survey finds

Gen Z investors are aiming to use market opportunities and make short-term profits, a Barclays survey found. They trade often, take bigger risks and track their portfolios closely-habits criticised by investing experts. At the same time, so-called'Finfluencers' are sharing stock and investment strategy tips for fast, high returns. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Gen Z investors are all about making quick gains. They trade more frequently, they take on more risk and are picking up other traditionally'bad' investment habits in the process, a Barclays survey found this week. "Over a fifth (...