Robinhood soars after 30-year old crypto billionaire takes stake

But there could be hope on the horizon. Shares of Robinhood surged more than 25% Friday after an investment firm run by 30-year-old crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it has bought a 7.6% stake in the company. Bankman-Fried, who runs the startup FTX, a cryptocurrency exchange based in the Bahamas, said in the filing that he bought Robinhood shares because he believes they “represent an attractive investment.” He added that his stake is meant to be a passive investment and that he does “not currently have any intention of taking any action toward changing or influencing the control of” Robinhood. (Of

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