Boycott ETrade Trends on Twitter as Trading Platform Considers Banning 'Roaring Kitty'

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Online broker ETrade is considering banning Keith Gill, known as "Roaring Kitty," who became famous in 2021 for his involvement in the GameStop stock trading frenzy. This potential decision has sparked outrage on social media, with users calling for a boycott of ETrade and threatening to close their accounts. Many social media users view this situation as another instance of large Wall Street institutions taking advantage of small retail investors. This is similar to the 2021 incident when Robinhood limited purchases of heavily traded stocks, including GameStop, due to volatility. Supporters of Gill have suggested that if ETrade bans him, all retail investors should abandon the platform.