Disruptions were reported at several major retail brokerages Wednesday morning, following the speculative surge of interest in companies including GameStop
and AMC Entertainment
as well as a big drop in the major stock-market indexes including the S&P 500
The website Downdetector reported disruptions to TD Ameritrade, Robinhood, E-trade, Charles Schwab, Fidelity Investments, Interactive Brokers and Vanguard, as well as the Reddit message board that has triggered much of the activity.
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