Trading hot stocks like GameStop seems fun until you look beneath the surface

NBC – In a story about the House Financial Services hearing on Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “”At the end of the day this is about whether or not your broker is getting you the best prices or trying to maximize their own profits.” And “market makers’ definition of “price improvement” bears little relation to whether a customer received the best available price. Market makers can claim to provide price improvement, he told NBC News, even if they are “providing prices that are significantly inferior to those that may be available in the marketplace.” (Full Story).

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