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Dying from the Inside

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Some of you might have heard some rumblings from over in WSB-land. In fact, at 5 this morning, I sent the following email to Tom Sosnoff and Tony Batista, my colleagues at tastytrade:

I’m not sure if either of you ever don your hip waders and saunter into the madhouse which is /WSB, which the place has turned 100% into a mayhem-filled attic of people shrieking about how you can trick RobinHood into giving you obscene amounts of buying power (like $1 million on a $4,000 deposit). Seems their system is pretty broken, and figured you would want to know (although I suspect you probably know all too well by now) since their faulty code has really exposed them, at least to this group of degenerates on WSB.

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