Robinhood should maintain data privacy to shield retail investors from hedge funds and their own heat chasing tendencies. : What do you get when you combine: alluring apps, extra free time, and zero trading commissions? A retail trading boom, of course. Citadel Securities estimates around 25% of stock trading this year is linked to retail investors, up from about 10% in 2019. Many of the trades occur in Robinhood accounts. Robinhood recently made news when it stopped openly sharing its users’ trading data, but now management is rethinking that decision.