When in doubt, pick the same stocks that lawmakers’ spouses are buying? That’s what retail investors are doing when it comes to trades made by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, a businessman who owns a real estate and venture capital firm.
Though Nancy Pelosi herself doesn’t trade stocks, her husband does. And that’s enough for some social traders, who see his trades as hers. “We’ve been tracking their performance and every single stock she has bought in the last two years has gone up significantly,” Christopher Josephs, cofounder of Iris, told Yahoo Finance Live. Iris is a social investing app allowing users to see the same stocks friends, influencers and professionals are buying.
Trades made by lawmakers or their family members are required to be disclosed within 45 days of execution.