Market Déjà Vu; Facebook’s Election Ads; A Lesson for “Robinhoodies”
Markets are partying like it’s 1999, or at least, some investors think so. GAMCO CIO and seasoned investor Howard Ward underlines the differences between today’s market environment and that of the dotcom bubble nearly twenty years ago. Viral trading app Robinhood is under investigation by the SEC; former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt warns millennials about the costs of an execution service that’s marketed as free. Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook is rolling out new policies ahead of the November election, including prohibiting new political ads the week of the election. The platform will also remove posts using Covid-19 to discourage voting and flag premature victory posts. CNBC’s Jon Fortt discusses why this could be a smart move for social media. Plus, schools are ironing out Covid testing plans, and a Manpower Group survey says both employees and employers are looking forward to a hybrid workplace in 2021.
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