Robinhood, the stock trading app at the center of the bizarre GameStop saga, has long been controversial. Even before the fee-free service was recently elevated to headlines, Robinhood had been accused of downplaying the risks of stock trading, essentially presenting complex financial instruments like a game in its effort to draw in young people and new investors.
That strategy has had tragic outcomes. In June 2020, a college student named Alexander Kearns killed himself after…
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