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Outages at Interactive Brokers, Robinhood Leave Stock Traders Furious

  • Brokerage issues an apology to its clients in a letter
  • Robinhood Markets says it fixed earlier problems on its system
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WATCH: Katie Greifeld reports on trading outages at Robinhood and Interactive Brokers.Source: Bloomberg)
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Interactive Brokers Group Inc. apologized to clients in a letter Monday evening, after an outage left some users unable to trade for hours while markets were open.

The brokerage said its issues, which drew fury from customers, stemmed from a “high availability” data system provided by another company, which it didn’t name.