Robinhood Free Stock and Referral Code FAQ

The Robinhood investing app has many interesting features that makes it stand out from other brokers. This article is part of an occasional series at Lean Investments where we answer frequently asked questions about a popular topic related to Robinhood Financial, its app and the people behind it. Note: Lean Investments is not associated with…

HVAC Stocks: Three of the Largest Players

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) stocks were an interesting industry even before the 2020 crisis year, with Barron’s highlighting the sector’s potential in 2019. Now, with the ongoing pandemic and reports that schools, offices, retail establishments and restaurants all seeking to improve and upgrade their ventilation systems, it appears to be an ideal time…

Robinhood OTC: What Stocks Are Available?

The Robinhood app offers investors access to no less than 5,000 stocks, according to information on Robinhood.com. The company goes on to say that investors have access to “most” US equities. There is one notable group of stocks that Robinhood Financial does not offer to its investors: OTC penny stocks. This means that OTC stocks…

The Best Value Investing Blogs Thriving in 2021

Value investing has had better times. At one point the concept of buying stocks for less than their intrinsic value was widely appreciated by professional and armchair investors alike. However, the advent of index investing and the strong outperformance of growth stocks (such as the FAANG stocks) in recent times has made value investing slightly…

The Best Free Stock Market Email Newsletters

News consumption in 2021 increasingly takes place in the email inbox. Mainstream news sources and independent publishers alike on platforms such as Substack have realized email subscribers are engaged readers and many prefer the convenience of daily emails with summaries of the major events they need to stay on top. Below we provide our top…

Robinhood Outage: 3 Times the App Went Down During Live Trading Hours

There are a lot of great things about the Robinhood app, including “commission free” trades, a sleek user interface and mobile-friendly trading abilities. Stability, however, has not necessarily been Robinhood’s strong suit. 2020 was a year of heavy trading and extremely volatile swings in the market as a result of the pandemic market crash and…