Trading platform Robinhood lays off nearly a quarter of staff as crypto drops
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Trading platform Robinhood lays off nearly a quarter of staff as crypto drops

The news comes on the heels of a dire revenue report, with company shares taking a 3% tumble in extended trading

Robinhood, the trading platform that gained notoriety for allowing amateur stock investors to play the market, is laying off nearly a quarter of its staff – citing economic conditions and the crash of the cryptocurrency market.

The news it was slashing 23% of its staff came as the company posted a 44% decline in revenues on slumping trading activity, in a surprise earnings report that came one day earlier than scheduled, and sent the company’s shares down more than 3% in extended trading.

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