Robinhood Is Offering Extended Trading Hours, Eyes 24/7 Trading

Robinhood Is Offering Extended Trading Hours, Eyes 24/7 Trading

Robinhood Markets Inc. HOOD 24.20% said it is extending the hours it will let its users trade to between 7 am ET and 8 pm ET, an announcement that sent the stock surging Tuesday amid hopes that the investment platform can rebound from slowing growth. The brokerage, which is popular with individual investors, is expanding … Read more

Job Openings Ease Slightly From Record Highs

Job Openings Ease Slightly From Record Highs

Available jobs fell slightly for the second consecutive month in February after touching a record high late last year, a sign employers are able to fill open positions as the pandemic eases. Job openings are easing as the number of new coronavirus cases continues to fall, potentially freeing up more people to rejoin the workforce. … Read more

HP Makes Bet on Hybrid Work With $1.7 Billion Deal

HP Makes Bet on Hybrid Work With $1.7 Billion Deal

HP said the deal, expected to close by year-end, would help grow its hybrid-office offerings. Photo: Richard B. Levine/Zuma Press Updated March 28, 2022 6:47 pm ET HP Inc. agreed to buy Poly, a maker of workplace communications products, for $1.7 billion in a bet on the rise of hybrid work. HP will pay $40 … Read more

Oil prices are the ‘linchpin’ for markets as Russia wages war on Ukraine, says CIO Bob Doll

Oil prices are the 'linchpin' for markets as Russia wages war on Ukraine, says CIO Bob Doll

For stock market investors, a lot may be riding on oil prices as the Russia-Ukraine war persists, according to Bob Doll, chief investment officer of Crossmark Global Investments. “Oil prices, I think, are the linchpin and link to where markets are going, where inflation is going and how people should be positioned,” Doll said in … Read more

CVS Ousts Executives After Internal Probe, Vows to Overhaul How It Handles Sexual-Harassment Complaints

CVS Ousts Executives After Internal Probe, Vows to Overhaul How It Handles Sexual-Harassment Complaints

CVS Health Corp. CVS -0.59% Chief Executive Karen Lynch has removed several executives following an internal investigation into how they handled sexual-harassment complaints and is overhauling how the company handles such matters, according to people familiar with the matter. Ms. Lynch, who took over as CEO a year ago, in December became aware of complaints … Read more

Amazon Board Approves 20-for-1 Stock Split, $10 Billion Share Repurchase

Amazon Board Approves 20-for-1 Stock Split, $10 Billion Share Repurchase

Amazon. AMZN 2.40% com Inc.’s board on Wednesday approved a 20-for-1 stock split and authorized the e-commerce giant to repurchase up to $10 billion of the company’s common stock. An Amazon spokeswoman said the split will make the split-adjusted share price more accessible for potential investors and will allow employees more flexibility in how they … Read more