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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13921025/who-robinhood-ceo-vladimir-tenev/ "There, they discovered that big Wall Street firms were paying next-to-nothing to trade stocks, while most Americans were charged commission for every single trade. So they decided to change that, and headed back to California to build a financial product that would enable everyone - not just the wealthy - access to financial markets." They based the name on Robin Hood, the legendary, and heroic English outlaw archer and swordsman, who stole from the rich and gave to the poor."
[...] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GameStop_short_squeeze On January 28, some brokerages, including Robinhood, halted the buying of GameStop and other securities, later citing their inability to post sufficient collateral at clearing houses to execute their clients' orders. This decision attracted criticism and accusations of market manipulation from prominent politicians and businesspeople from across the political spectrum. Dozens of class action lawsuits were filed against Robinhood in U.S. courts, and U.S. House Committee on Financial Services chair Maxine Waters announced a congressional hearing on the incident set for February 18. In reaction to brokerages halting the buying of GameStop and other securities, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies and metal futures increased as well.