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An Amazon engineer let strangers play $50,000 of his money on the stock market — a month later, he's beating the Nasdaq

In late May, Amazon engineer Mike Roberts unveiled Stockstream — an experiment in letting viewers of his Twitch livestream play the stock market with $50,000 of his own money. A month later, and the experiment is still going strong. Over the course of 2,125 trades, Stockstream players have voted to pick out a diversified portfolio that now includes a handful of shares in Ford, Costco, Apple, and GE, among many others.
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