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Mom and Pop Investors Took a Billion-Dollar Bath Trading Options During the Pandemic

  • A way to play lottery, just with financial market: researchers
  • Losses happened during post-Covid-crash bull run in S&P 500
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Ares CEO Sees a Revolution for Retail Investors

Of all the risky things amateur investors did while locked at home in the pandemic, dabbling in stock options was one that veteran investors were convinced would end badly.

They weren’t wrong.