Chamath Palihapitiya, CEO of Social Capital, was on Scott Wapner's Fast Money: Halftime Report on CNBC to defend Robinhood and Redditor's buying up of Gamestop stock and spoiling the plans of market-manipulating hedge fund short sellers. Wapner thinks it's an outrage but Palihapitiya points out that "so-called momentum trading" is regularly practiced by quant traders and no one blinks an eye. It's only when non-one-percenters do it (and when it hurts the one-percenters) that it suddenly becomes a catastrophe that must be stopped.
After tearing GOP losers apart, Colbert gives an awesome explainer of the Gamestop stock shock. READ THE REST
Ah, yes, another case of mistaken social media handle identity. The World Wide Robin Hood Society, based in the heart of Sherwood, Nottingham, England, has a bunch of new followers on Twitter. CNN's Brian Fung observed, "People appear to be following @robinhood en masse without realizing that the handle belongs to the Robin Hood society… READ THE REST
Robinhood was founded to "provide everyone with access to financial markets, not just the wealthy." But after days of small-time amateurs crushing overexposed hedge funds, it is blocking users from trading shares of GameStop, AMC and other companies involved in the action. Say hi to Wall Street's new sheriff. Retail brokerages restricted trading on Thursday… READ THE REST
Let's face it. Most people need an assistant. Who doesn't want a little bit of help from time to time with things like organization? Unfortunately, especially with our current technology surplus, it can be a bit easy to fall behind and feel disorganized. When scanning documents, in particular, it can be tough to figure out how to… READ THE REST
Some computers blast their fan the second you open Excel, but not MacBooks. As compact as they are, MacBooks are workhorses you can put through the wringer for years. That's what you'd get if you picked up this refurbished 11.6-inch Apple MacBook Air. For a limited time, this beautifully refurbished laptop is on sale for $499.99, down… READ THE REST
Whether you are a professional chef or just a novice making yourself dinner in your kitchen, you should always make sure that you have the best tools at your disposal. You may ensure that you have great ingredients, frying pans, and glassware, but proper preparation doesn't end there. A complete master knife set is the perfect way to step… READ THE REST