GameStop Spat Prompts U.K.'s Robin Hood Society To Say, 'We're Not That App'

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Angry online traders looking for the Robinhood stock app should also not cast blame on the 1938 movie The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty Images

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The Robinhood stock-trading app sparked outrage after it halted trading on GameStop and other companies at the center of a battle between small investors and hedge funds.

Suddenly, the World Wide Robin Hood Society noticed a flood of interest online – and the U.K. group politely clarified that it isn’t the Robin Hood some commenters were looking

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