Ten Thousand Day Traders an Hour Are Buying Tesla Shares
By Sarah Ponczek
July 13, 2020, 12:20 PM PDT Updated on July 13, 2020, 1:34 PM PDT
Almost 40,000 Robinhood accounts added shares of the automaker during a single four-hour span on Monday, according to website Robintrack.net, which compiles data on the investing platform that’s much beloved by day trading millennials.
The frenzy in interest means that as of the end of Monday’s trading session, there are now roughly 457,000 users on the Robinhood app that hold shares of the company in some form. That makes it the 10th-most popular stock on the platform, ahead of even Amazon.com Inc., which is held by 358,000 users.