The Financial Times reported last week that online stock brokerages, like E-Trade, hit a record number of account sign-ups in March and April. Rich Repetto, senior analyst at Sandler O’Neill (investment banking firm) commented that the stay-at-home mandate plus no live sporting events for bettors to wager on motivated many to trade stocks online. Whoa! Think about that for a minute. These people were so starved to bet on something, they decided to bet on stocks!