Forget GameStop, gamification is the real investing revolution

Democratising access to the markets

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Thomas Lowe of Winterflood Business Services
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Thomas Lowe of Winterflood Business Services

No industry has been shielded from the disruptive legacy of the coronavirus pandemic. The impact on the financial world was sensationally underlined in the US, when a swathe of retail investors sought to bring down eminent hedge funds by bidding up the beleaguered GameStop stock.

As rumours continue to swirl around which stock will be targeted next by so-called investment vigilantes, the incident has broad implications for financial services. For the UK's wealth industry and its guardians, the key question is whether this trend will blow across the Atlantic - and how could this impact the next generation of investors seeking to ensure a healthy and robust financial future.   Behind the David and Goliath headlines, are some trends that the wealth industry must acknowledge, and consider deeply, the potential consequences.  As Tesla visionary Elon Musk appeare...

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