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

Dow down more than 300 points, US stocks edge lower on last day of S&P 500’s first losing quarter in 2 years

Dow down more than 300 points, US stocks edge lower on last day of S&P 500's first losing quarter in 2 years

US stocks fell Thursday afternoon to cap a quarter in which Federal Reserve monetary tightening and the Russian invasion of Ukraine have weighed on sentiment and has put the S&P 500 on track for its first quarterly loss in two years. How are stock indexes peforming? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.56% fell 336 … 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

Get ready for $900 billion of stock purchases this year, says Goldman Sachs. Here’s who’s buying.

Get ready for $900 billion of stock purchases this year, says Goldman Sachs.  Here's who's buying.

Wall Street is looking a little less surefooted as a new week begins, with oil sliding as fresh COVID lockdowns in China adding to a hefty worry pile. Bonds continues to slump as well. But maybe don’t bet against stocks, which have been regrouping since an early March pullback. “’Less bad than feared’ is a … Read more

US stocks end higher as Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq score biggest weekly gains since November 2020

US stocks end higher as Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq score biggest weekly gains since November 2020

US stocks closed higher Friday, with all three major indexes notching their best weekly performance since November 2020, as investors took the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike and uncertainty over the Russia-Ukraine war in stride. Volatility in markets has become the norm this month as investors struggle to forecast economic growth and corporate profitability amid … Read more

Investors have been scared out of this group of stocks, says fund manager, who offers five ideas for the rebound to come.

Investors have been scared out of this group of stocks, says fund manager, who offers five ideas for the rebound to come.

China has been talking up its markets, and that’s lifting all boats this morning, with Wall Street poised for a strong start ahead of what’s expected to be the first Fed rate hike in more than three years. Also helping are some positive rumblings around Ukraine-Russia negotiations as a brutal war continues. Apart from the … Read more

Dow turns lower, gives up more than 400 point gain as investors assess Russia-Ukraine developments, await Fed meeting

Dow turns lower, gives up more than 400 point gain as investors assess Russia-Ukraine developments, await Fed meeting

Dow industrials turned lower Monday afternoon, giving up a more than 400 point gain, as investors monitored Russia-Ukraine updates and China’s COVID lockdown, while awaiting this week’s Federal Reserve decision. What’s happening? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.12% fell 46 points, or 0.1%, to 32,898 after rising more than 400 points earlier on Monday. … Read more

Dow industrials trade 600 points higher on latest in Ukraine-Russia crisis, pull back in oil’s price

Dow industrials trade 600 points higher on latest in Ukraine-Russia crisis, pull back in oil's price

US stock benchmarks rallied Wednesday morning, amid hope that a resolution of the bloody conflict between Russia and Ukraine could soon be achieved, even as fighting continued apace. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA pink 638 points, gold 2%, to 33,271. The S&P 500 SPX gained 2.2%, or 90 points, to 4,258. The … Read more