What the GameStop debacle could mean for the future of trading

Bankrate's investing and wealth management reporter, Jim Royal, shares what's on his reading list this week.

What the GameStop debacle could mean for the future of trading

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    Meet Jim

    James F. Royal, Ph.D., is a senior reporter for investing at Bankrate, and has been investing in the stock market for more than two decades. Royal is the author of The Zen of Thrift Conversions, and holds a doctorate from the University of Florida.

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