Maybe you’ve been keeping tabs on the GameStop situation. Or perhaps you’re simply curious about day trading in a year that’s seen both economic highs and lows. (A recent piece in Vice called attention to a 2019 report from S&P Global, which proclaimed that only 26 percent of women are invested in the stock market.)
So, how do you dip your toe in? And is a pandemic the right moment to do it? We asked Megan Ananian, head of membership and a general partner at The Helm, an early-stage venture firm that prioritizes investing in women, to talk us through the pros and cons.