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This piece in the Times this morning got me thinking: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/technology/robinhood-risk...

I've imagined some impact, but perhaps small? Maybe not.

"In May, Robinhood said it had 13 million accounts, up from 10 million at the end of 2019. Schwab said it had 12.7 million brokerage accounts in its latest filings; E-Trade reported 5.5 million."

Though it's "estimated that the average account holds $4,800."

I totally don't understand how this math could be correct:

"In total, Robinhood got $18,955 from the trading firms for every dollar in the average customer account, while Schwab made $195, the Alphacution analysis shows. Industry experts said this was most likely because the trading firms believed they could score the easiest profits from Robinhood customers."

Between the Fed, Robinhood traders, and just generally too many at home over trading, could these factors add up to enough money to truly alter otherwise rational markets?
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