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Robinhood, Schwab and Other Brokers Resolve Online Glitches (1)

Aug. 31, 2020, 8:50 PM

Robinhood Markets and three other online brokers said they resolved disruptions on their platforms Monday after a morning of glitches affected thousands of customers.

Robinhood, which had problems related to equities, options and cryptocurrency trading, said shortly after noon in New York that the issues were fixed. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., Vanguard Group and Charles Schwab Corp. also reported difficulties, including slowness with websites and mobile apps, that resulted in user complaints.

Clients eager to make trades on the last day of the month were stymied as U.S. markets opened. Speculation online focused on whether some of the problems...

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