Robinhood is experiencing its third outage in a week as US stocks plummet

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Stock trading app Robinhood is currently experiencing its third outage in a week as US stocks have plummeted. (Today’s fall was so bad that the stock exchange actually stopped trading for 15 minutes, which is automatically done during significant stock market drops to prevent free fall.) Robinhood tweeted that trading was down at 10:06AM ET, and it tweeted again at 10:32AM ET to say trading “has been partially restored.” Right now, equities trading, crypto trading, and options trading all currently have “degraded performance,” while fractional equities trading is experiencing a “major outage.” Other functions appear to be operational, according to the app’s status page.

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