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3 Stocks Robinhood Investors Love That Wall Street Hates

Investing in 2020 has been an adventure. In a roughly six-month span, the widely followed S&P 500 lost over a third of its value, clawed everything back, and even gained. It was the steepest 30%-plus bear market decline we’ve ever seen, as well as the quickest rebound to new highs from a bear market bottom in history.

Besides giving long-term investors opportunities to scoop up great companies at bargain prices, this heightened volatility has also lured millennial and/or novice investors into equities. Online investing app Robinhood, which is best known for its commission-free trades and gifts of stock shares to new members, has signed up millions of people. The average age of these new short-term-focused traders is 31. 

Unfortunately, not all of the companies that Robinhood investors flock to are Wall Street favorites. Wall Street hates the following three stocks that you can find among Robinhood’s top 50 holdings.

A business person in a suit giving the thumbs-down sign.


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  • October 8, 2020

Steve Bannon indicted for fraud over campaign to build private border wall

Washington — Former White House adviser Stephen Bannon has pleaded not guilty to charges of wire fraud and money laundering Thursday, after federal prosecutors in New York announced that Bannon and three others were indicted for allegedly defrauding donors to a $25 million fundraising campaign to build a wall along the southern border. 

Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Audrey Strauss said Bannon, Brian Kolfage, Andrew Badolato and Timothy Shea were arrested Thursday morning. Bannon was taken into custody by agents from the U.S. Postal Service off the coast of Connecticut on a 152-foot yacht registered to exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui, law enforcement sources said. The indictment was unsealed Thursday morning. 

Bannon was released on $5 million bond Thursday afternoon, and must forfeit his passport. He can only travel to D.C., Maryland, Connecticut for work, and the Eastern and Southern district of New York. 

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  • August 21, 2020

Bannon and 3 others charged in scheme stemming from ‘We Build The Wall’ campaign

Federal prosecutors on Thursday unsealed indictments against one-time presidential aide Steve Bannon and three others on charges of taking money donated to help build a wall along the southern border.

Bannon, Brian Kolfage, Andrew Badolato, Timothy Shea “and others orchestrated a scheme to defraud hundreds of thousands of donors,” according to prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York.

They were indicted on one count of allegedly conspiring to commit wire fraud and another for conspiring to commit money laundering.

The defendants’ online crowdfunding campaign “We Build The Wall” raised more than $25 million, with Kolfage “repeatedly and falsely assured the public that he would ‘not take a penny in salary,'” according to the indictment. And Bannon “publicly stated, ‘we’re a volunteer organization,’” the court document said.

But in fact, prosecutors said, the defendants took hundreds of thousands of donated dollars and used them for

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  • August 21, 2020

Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon charged in border wall scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was arrested Thursday on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme to build a southern border wall, making him the latest in a long list of Trump associates to be indicted or charged.

The “We Build The Wall” fundraiser was headed by men who pushed their close ties to President Trump, giving their effort a legitimacy that helped them raise more than $25 million. They touted their effort to help the president realize his vision of a “big beautiful” border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, especially after his effort to redirect millions in government funds, was held up through lawsuits.

But according to the criminal charges unsealed Thursday, very little of the wall was actually constructed. Instead, the money lined the pockets of some of those involved. Bannon, who served in

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  • August 20, 2020

10 Best Places to Buy Custom Wall Art (That Won’t Break the Bank)

When you’re putting the finishing touches on your home decor, finding the perfect wall art is often one of the last tasks to get checked off the to-do list. Art is not only an investment, but it can also be very personal, making it difficult to find pieces that resonate with you and match your individual style. If this rings true, then check out these amazing sources for custom wall art. Here, you’ll find personalized line drawings of your family, or a map that reminds you of your favorite vacation, or the night sky captured on the night you got engaged. This custom wall art will help tell your story—plus they make wonderful, personalized gifts for weddings, birthdays, baby showers, and more.

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The Night Sky

The night you first fell in love. The night your child was born. The night you

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