The reality of the gender pay gap in the U.S.
Mar 24, 2021

The reality of the gender pay gap in the U.S.

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Today is Equal Pay Day for women, which marks how long into 2021 the average woman would have to work in order to earn the same income that the average man earned in 2020. Plus, inside Robinhood's plans for an IPO.

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This Equal Pay Day, women face additional burdens due to the pandemic

Mar 24, 2021
Their pay gap with men tightened slightly, but mainly because so many women lost low-paying jobs early on.
"We know, going into the pandemic, that women of color actually owned pennies on the dollar compared to white men and white women," said  Heather McCulloch who runs Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap.
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Who's going to buy Robinhood stock after an IPO?

There's no word yet on when the IPO would happen, but Robinhood has filed the confidential plan to go public later this year.
If buying stock on Robinhood is free, how does the company make its money?
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer