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Agree to Disagree: Can Small Investors Beat the Street?

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David.Bohn@Bradmore.com
15 May 2022 - 17:28 PM
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Sosnoff refused to offer any backing of his claims that active trading beats the market. His rhetoric was that of a scam artist. His goal seems to be to drive…
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v.goyal@ieee.org
15 May 2022 - 13:10 PM
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In the running for worst episode of this series. Sosnoff made no arguments that address the question at hand using data that is verifiable or from a reputable source. Instead,…
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Doug Urbanus
14 May 2022 - 23:40 PM
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Sosnoff delivers a sure fire recipe for small investor disaster. First of all he doesn’t really pretend to be an investor, but rather a full time wedge artist, making money…
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Upcoming Debate   May 13, 2022

Agree to Disagree: Can Small Investors Beat the Street?

In a modern-day battle of David and Goliath on Wall Street, thousands of amateur retail investors banded together to bid up stocks in a handful of failing companies, most notably the nostalgic video game hub known as GameStop. Within days, the renegade traders sent stocks soaring and dealt heavy blows to hedge funds and other traditional professional investors who had bet against the companies. The "meme stock" phenomenon was born. But where does "revolution" stand a year later? Did the amateurs—trading mostly on the Robinhood platform—change the world of finance? Should more "ordinary" investors get into the game? Or will that benefit Wall Street at the little guy's expense?    

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