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Robinhood’s Addictive App Made Trading a Pandemic Pastime
08/01/2021 09:09 PM | Click to read full article
Americans marooned at home binge-watched Netflix shows, went shopping on Amazon Prime, and discovered day trading on their mobile phones. Will Sartain, 19, is part of Robinhood’s fan base. With live sports cancelled, he found himself enticed to trade stocks and options.
Now he logs on to Robinhood about once or twice an hour when markets are open to check his holdings. “When I started putting the money into Robinhood, then I started feeling that same rush.”