PSA Thursday Part II: Let the People Trade!


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This morning, almost every major brokerage halted trading on the most volatile stocks, including GameStop, BlackBerry, Bed Bath & Beyond, Nokia, and AMC Theaters.

We're in a situation where major trading platforms are blocking retail investors - us - from placing trades, while allowing hedge funds and institutional investors to drive prices.

That is not a free market.

When you don't let people buy, and you don't let people sell, you're locking people out of the game entirely.

Yesterday, I was worried that grandma and grandpa would make the wrong investment choices and irrationally bet their life savings away. Now, they're prohibited from making any choice. 🤯

We deserve the right to make our own trading decisions.

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