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Amateur investors speculating on stocks have pushed markets skywards, but angered some of investing's biggest names. Here's what they have to say about the day-trading boom

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Stocks have rallied sharply in recent months, thanks in part to a boom in day-traders, who invest in the markets for fun, rather than professionally.
Dave Portnoy, founder of Barstool sports turned investor has become the poster-child of day-trading which has helped markets skyrocket, and fuel fears of an inflating market bubble.
Popular online trading platform Robinhood has surged in popularity and generated more than 3 million account openings this year.
Several billionaires have criticized the army of Robinhood traders, with one saying that the boom will only "end in tears."
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