Feature 2021

Episode 8 – The Return of the Retail Investor — with Chris Hill



Since the onset of the pandemic, we have seen a renewed interest in the markets from so-called retail investors – otherwise known as Mom-and-Pop or Main Street investors. 

What does this mean for the markets long-term?

In this episode, Malcolm Ethridge is joined by the one and only Chris Hill, host of the Motley Fool Money podcast by the Motley Fool. Malcolm and Chris give their respective takes on what could be the driving force behind this movement and whether they think it’s here to stay. They also discuss the ways in which social media has impacted the stock market and what they expect the lasting effects could be.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The Motley Fool platform and the ways it has evolved   
  • Ways that professionals in the financial services arena can help to curb the irrational exuberance of new investors  
  • The renewed interest in investing by Main Street investors.
  • Chris’s advice for anyone getting started investing today  
  • And more!

Tune in to hear some advice from a seasoned veteran on how to be smart about making that first investment. 

Resources: MalcomEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Chris Hill | Motley Fool Money Podcast