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GameStop, Reddit, and the Rise of Risky Trades

Clip: Season 48 | 8m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

As many as one in four Americans have invested in speculative "meme" stocks in 2021, many using new mobile apps like Robinhood. How risky is it for small investors entering a volatile market?

Aired: 04/27/21

Rating: NR

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