Robinhood announces changes to options trading after 20-year-old trader’s suicide

Robinhood announces changes to options trading after 20-year-old trader’s suicide

Trading app Robinhood has announced major changes to its service after a 20-year-old trader on the platform committed suicide.  Alexander Kearns committed suicide after an options trade resulted in an apparent negative $730,000 balance in his trading account. Although the negative number referred to available buying power rather than to debt, Kearns left a note […]