Robinhood's decision to democratize its own IPO could lead to wild trading in the new stock

In this photo illustration the Robinhood Markets logo is seen on a smartphone and a pc screen. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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Robinhood's decision to democratize its IPO shares could leave the stock trading app exposed to the whims of the very amateur investors it's trying to help.

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