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Should A Trading App Be Part Of Your Portfolio?

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Downloads of apps like Robinhood and Webull exploded during the GameStop stock frenzy in late January.

Do recent news reports about GameStop and Bitcoin have you itching to try your hand at an online trading app? Here are some points to consider before for getting started.

The Smart Money Experts admit that apps like Robinhood have changed the game for individual investors, but there are both pros and cons to being your own stockbroker or investing in cryptocurrency.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.
Mackenzie Martin is a producer for Up To Date, Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann, and other podcasts at KCUR Studios. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.