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Robinhood blocks trading in GameStop, AMC and other stocks

Robinhood blocks trading in GameStop, AMC and other stocks

Robinhood blocked its users from buying or selling stocks of several tech companies, including GameStop, AMC, BlackBerry, Nokia, citing ’recent volatility’ in the market. On Thursday morning, users reported they could still close out their positions, but can’t buy shares through the app. It started when members of the popular subreddit r/WallStreetBets joined forces to drive GameStop’s stocks up.

Paraffin 2 months

The game is only allowed if the elite are allowed to win it. Any competition to their dominance is met like what we're seeing now, they cant win it so theyre pulling the plug

Rocky 2 months

Let the lawsuits commence! This is actually illegal stock manipulation. Can't wait to see them get their hand slapped hard out of the cookie jar! What a horrible move in every way.

Not-Illuminati 2 months

The price dips, and the only people allowed to buy are the elites. Plebs banned from buying. I don't have faith that we'll see justice, but if we do it'll be glorious.

Benjamin 2 months

There's already talk of suing robinhood for this. If the little guys are prevented fron buying, the shortsellers can cover without losing billions more. The whole point was to make the big guys pay dearly to get these stocks back. Robinhood and others preventing the little guy from robbing the rich is stupid levels of irony.

Christopher 2 months

What about when everyone was told online to by African American owned company stocks? Nobody stopped there manipulation.

Drunkin Lephrechaun
Drunkin Lephrechaun 2 months

To:David in the summery, You forgot to point out in the summery that hedge funds were poised to make a killing by short-selling GameStop after they pumped it up on CNBC as the stock to buy. The elite got kicked in the oysters this time by the 99%. Unlike the 99% they will get bailed out by the Federal government...again. I’m sure you just ran out of room in the summery, right?

TheOtherBiden 2 months

Holy crap are the left and the right and the libertarians and anarchists finally agreeing on something? LET'S GOOOOOOO! I did what I could. Put $75 in and I'm gonna hold on to what I got. I might lose a little but I want in on this one. F these corporate big cats. We are the 99%, we have the power if we wield it!

ConcealCarryProtect 2 months

Are you effing serious? They are allowed to spike the market with the media but when people fight against hedge funds they panic and stop it??? This is the Wall Street equivalent of taking the ball and going home.

Ken Williams
Ken Williams 2 months

Only the elite are allowed to manipulate the markets. If you try, you're a racist!

Pryotra 2 months

These id¡ots pulling the strings forgot to keep the facade of an open trading platform for everyone. Oops. Let's see how that plays out in Biden's America.

flinx101 2 months

Just closed my Robinhood acct. Screw em if they want to suck up to the elites.

Slevin Kelevra
Slevin Kelevra 2 months

If only we had a Securities and Exchange commission that investigated such things. This is just another example of private industries thinking they are law-enforcement.

Travis Alex
Travis Alex 2 months

Open a FREE money market account w/ Fidelity! No restrictions! No fees! Fuck these apps.

Jerry Mandering
Jerry Mandering 2 months

This isn’t a left or right movement, it’s about class pure and simple. Things like this are what will pull us all back together again!

Joe 2 months

It's not like Bane went and help the stock market ransom in the Dark Knight Rises here. People played the stock market with the rules provided and the rich got upset.

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 2 months

They are getting scared. Not so fun now that your own system is being used to impower the little guy, huh? I hope we can keep this alliance and keep pushing against the establishment.

FactCheckerNeil 2 months

This is hilarious, here's a handy guide for people who haven't been following this...

Scrum Master
Scrum Master 2 months

The wealthy can fuck with the market all they want. The dirty commoners though, how dare you. Different set of rules for the filthy rich. Why do we continue to give them power?

Jon 2 months

Anyone defending hedge funds because they made a bet and lost should put their fist directly into their face.

John W
John W 2 months

People should not have to explain what they buy and sell. It's supposed to be free market. Not " let's protect hedge funds market. "

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