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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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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...