Follow a friend with the new trading apps

Follow a friend with the new trading appsSit back, relax and watch the money roll in from your portfolio — and all you need is a smartphone. This is the seductive promise behind a number of “social trading” websites and apps that allow users to mimic the investments of other traders. But are these digital innovators offering a road to easy riches or blithely encouraging innocents to play with their savings as though it was a game of Candy Crush?

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