CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing. Wall Street needs to pay attention.

CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing.  Wall Street needs to pay attention.

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, a newish crowd of retail investors emerged, pouring extra cash into equity markets and steering Wall Street into places they never dreamed of, such as meme stocks. Our call of the dayfrom the founder and chief executive officer of competitive stock trading app Zingeroo, says … Read more

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

All three major US stock benchmarks closed higher Friday, after a March jobs report reinforced a picture of a healthy economy but also underlined expectations for the Federal Reserve to be more aggressive in hiking interest rates in an effort to rein in persistently hot inflation. How did stock indexes perform? The Dow Jones Industrial … Read more

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

All three major US stock benchmarks closed higher Friday, after a March jobs report reinforced a picture of a healthy economy but also underlined expectations for the Federal Reserve to be more aggressive in hiking interest rates in an effort to rein in persistently hot inflation. How did stock indexes perform? The Dow Jones Industrial … Read more

Robinhood extends trading hours from 7 am to 8 pm — 3 rookie mistakes when trading stocks after hours

Robinhood extends trading hours from 7 am to 8 pm --- 3 rookie mistakes when trading stocks after hours

At 7 am, it can be the time for a morning coffee while 8 pm can be time to have supper, watch your favorite television shows, or even enjoy a glass of wine. If you have a Robinhood account, it’s also becoming a time to play the stock market during extended trading hours — but … Read more

Robinhood extends trading hours from 7 am to 8 pm — 3 rookie mistakes when trading stocks after hours

Robinhood extends trading hours from 7 am to 8 pm --- 3 rookie mistakes when trading stocks after hours

At 7 am, it can be the time for a morning coffee while 8 pm can be time to have supper, watch your favorite television shows, or even enjoy a glass of wine. If you have a Robinhood account, it’s also becoming a time to play the stock market during extended trading hours — but … Read more

Consortium to Buy Nielsen for $10 Billion

Consortium to Buy Nielsen for $10 Billion

Nielsen Holdings NLSN 20.31% PLC agreed to sell itself to a group of private-equity firms in a deal that values ​​the media-measurement company at around $10 billion, resurrecting a deal after talks fell apart last week. A consortium led by Elliott Management Corp.’s private-equity arm and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. agreed to pay $28 a … Read more

Billionaires like Jeff Bezos are big on owning farmland. Here are some ways average investors can play this sought-after commodity.

Billionaires like Jeff Bezos are big on owning farmland.  Here are some ways average investors can play this sought-after commodity.

Stock futures are rising, as optimism is in the air over a potential breakthrough for negotiations between Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday. Obviously not just markets would welcome a halt in the humanitarian disaster. Apart from that obvious point, other worries have focused on disruptions to farming in the global breadbasket of Ukraine. “The #1 … Read more

Instacart Cuts Valuation by Nearly 40%

Instacart Cuts Valuation by Nearly 40%

Instacart Inc. said it has cut its valuation by about 38% to $24 billion, illustrating the difficulties of competing in the delivery market. The San Francisco company said the valuation reflects the market turbulence impacting public and private technology companies. Instacart, which sends shoppers to pick and deliver groceries from supermarkets, was last valued at … Read more

Yale professor monitoring companies still doing business in Russia ups the ante by highlighting those that are now ‘digging in’

Yale professor monitoring companies still doing business in Russia ups the ante by highlighting those that are now 'digging in'

The Yale professor who is monitoring companies that are still doing business in Russia following its unprovoked invasion of neighboring Ukraine has upped the ante by reclassifying the list into five categories with the fifth titled “digging in” — or defying public demands for exit. Some 39 companies, including Koch Industries Inc., packaging company Ball … Read more

This fund bailed on techs at the end of the year. Here’s the sector it’s fading now.

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What better time to invest in financials than at a time with rampant inflation and a Federal Reserve promising 11 rate hikes over the next two years? That’s not the view at Deuterium Capital, which is expecting a sharp slowdown in the economy. The Deuterium Global Dynamic Allocation Fund is mostly driven by a macroeconomic … Read more