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

Tech companies cautiously bring people back while employees hesitate

Atsuko Bolinguit, with tech startup company Fast, works in the office at her desk on March 24, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Starting Monday, Google is bringing most employees back to assigned physical offices three days a week. The company has said since the beginning of the pandemic that it … Read more

Ford And GM Recalled 1.4 Million Vehicles On April Fools’ Day

Photo: Ford The social media accounts of both Ford and General Motors were both relatively silent yesterday and didn’t take part in any April Fools’ Day high jinks. Could this be because these two prestigious American automobile manufacturers are above petty jokes (unlike Dodge), or were both automakers trying to stay under the radar after … Read more

Amazon hired pro-Democrat consultant to fight Staten Island union vote

Amazon workers arrive with paperwork to unionize at the NLRB office in Brooklyn, New York, October 25, 2021. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters Amazon tapped an influential consulting and polling firm with close ties to Democratic political groups to help the company thwart a critical unionization effort at a Staten Island, New York, warehouse, CNBC has … Read more

Apple reportedly wants to handle its own financial services, and partners’ stocks paid the price

Apple Inc. has increasing ambitions in financial technology as it explores ways to participate in the financial-services industry more directly, according to a Wednesday report. The company is developing payment-processing technology and tools that could support future ambitions, according to Bloomberg News. Eventually, Apple AAPL, -0.66% could come to depend less on the partners that … Read more

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

Yes, Your Own Phone Number Is Spamming You

Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock) At this point, we’re all used to receiving spam texts: Messages purporting to be from your carrier offering you a “gift” for paying your bill, or from “Netflix” asking you to open a link and “update your subscription.” These attempts to rip you off aren’t unusual. What is unusual is when these … Read more

Revenue declines but profit surges

Huawei reported its first yearly revenue decline on record in 2021 as US sanctions continued to hurt the company. But the Chinese technology giant’s income surged last year as it focused on boosting profitability. “Despite a revenue decline in 2021, our ability to make a profit and generate cash flows is increasing, and we are … Read more

Amazon workers at Staten Island warehouse vote on whether to unionize

Workers stand in line to cast ballots for a union election at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center, in the Staten Island borough of New York City, US March 25, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters On Friday afternoon, a stream of Amazon workers exited a sprawling warehouse on New York’s Staten Island after wrapping up the daytime … Read more