Robinhood IPO faces pushback from retail investors on forums such as Reddit

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PhoOnline brokerage Robinhood Markets Inc, which helped enable the “meme stock” frenzy earlier this year and later attracted flak for its handling of the trading mania, is facing pushback on social media forums against its initial public offering.

Many individual investors are planning to shun the stock market debut, and several posts in recent days urging users to not buy into the IPO have received thousands of upvotes, discussions in online forums on Reddit showed.

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