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The Most Important Thing to Know as Robinhood Goes Public

When the financial media discusses the rise of the retail investor, the name Robinhood Markets (NASDAQ: HOOD) is bound to be mentioned. As well it should be: The company popularized zero-commission trades, the ability to buy fractional shares, and became beloved among the younger generation of investors.

But does that make the growth stock a good investment? In this July 26 video that recaps an hour-long deep dive into the company, Motley Fool contributors Brian Feroldi and Brian Stoffel came away with a surprisingly rose-tinted view of the company's prospects. That doesn't mean they're rushing out to buy it, but watch to find out why they were so encouraged by what they found -- and the big risk giving them pause.

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Brian Feroldi has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Brian Stoffel has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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