Retail investors banded together on social media in January to drive GameStop to astronomical levels, badly hurting hedge funds that were betting against the stock in the process. Photo: EPA-EFE Retail investors banded together on social media in January to drive GameStop to astronomical levels, badly hurting hedge funds that were betting against the stock in the process. Photo: EPA-EFE
Retail investors banded together on social media in January to drive GameStop to astronomical levels, badly hurting hedge funds that were betting against the stock in the process. Photo: EPA-EFE
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US regulators mull new rules that could threaten Robinhood, Citadel

  • SEC’s Gary Gensler shines spotlight on online brokerages and market makers that dominate the business of executing retail investors’ equity orders
  • Many SEC regulations were approved long before social media, real-time trading and smartphones transformed the stock market

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Retail investors banded together on social media in January to drive GameStop to astronomical levels, badly hurting hedge funds that were betting against the stock in the process. Photo: EPA-EFE Retail investors banded together on social media in January to drive GameStop to astronomical levels, badly hurting hedge funds that were betting against the stock in the process. Photo: EPA-EFE
Retail investors banded together on social media in January to drive GameStop to astronomical levels, badly hurting hedge funds that were betting against the stock in the process. Photo: EPA-EFE
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