Feb. 15, 2021

The GameStop Saga: How no-fee trading engineered both access & chaos

GameStop and the meme stock saga changed everything on Wall Street...but what role did the platforms we use to trade for free play? Time to find out, plus think about what comes next for a stock market in flux.

It’s time. We’re talking about GameStop, AMC, and the meme stocks that got the entire country watching the stock market this winter.

How did we get here, where do we go next, and how might trading platforms like Robinhood and Public play a role in answering both of those questions? That’s what we’re tackling today on Business Casual with Public’s co-CEO Jannick Malling.  

Because whether you invested in $GME or not, the intense shift in power dynamics on Wall Street and Main Street impact us all. It’s time to learn what increased access means for the future of the stock market—and, importantly, to whom it belongs.