Tag: GameStop

Capital and Risk, Trading

Retail investors continue to jump into the stock market after GameStop mania

March 10, 2021


Retail investors are continuing to jump into the market in droves even after the dust has settled from the GameStop trading saga. The major online brokers continue to see elevated app downloads, well above levels from last year, according to […]

Activity, Trading

Robinhood is still on track for a hot IPO despite the GameStop controversy

February 25, 2021


Robinhood’s user growth, brand recognition and valuation appear to be stronger than ever as the online brokerage recovers from the GameStop trading chaos. Demand for Robinhood shares in private markets is surging as the start-up likely benefited from headlines and […]

Activity, Trading

Robinhood-GameStop hearing will scrutinize how brokerages get paid for trades

February 18, 2021


With attention focused on Robinhood, GameStop and retail traders at Thursday’s congressional hearings, trading volumes are very much in focus, as is the practice of “payment for order flow.” Talk about a comeback story. A year ago, retail traders were […]

Activity, Trading

GameStop falls 35% more despite easing of broker restrictions, down 80% this week

February 4, 2021


GameStop shares tanked again Thursday as the Reddit-fueled trade unraveled further. The stock traded lower by more than 35%, bringing the video-game retailer’s losses for the week to more than 80%. The latest price drop came even after trading app […]

Activity, Trading

Robinhood Brings Down Company Trading Restrictions from 50 to 8

February 1, 2021

Via: The New York Times

Robinhood, the stock platform that put restraints on trading of shares like the video game retailer GameStop and the movie theater chain AMC after a frenzy of buying and selling last week, has decreased the number of companies with trading […]