Tag: stock trading

Capital and Risk, Trading

German wealthtech Trade Republic lands full EU banking licence from the ECB

December 7, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The Berlin-based firm, which describes itself as “Europe’s largest savings platform”, can now offer essential banking services such as deposits and lending as it looks to expand its product offering for customers across the continent. Founded in 2015 by Christian […]


Robinhood snaps up credit card platform X1 for $95m

June 23, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The acquisition is expected to close in Q3 2023, subject to customary closing conditions, with JP Morgan Securities acting as exclusive financial advisor to Robinhood. X1, which rolled out to the public last year following a $25 million Series B […]

Capital and Risk, Trading

6 Popular Technical Indicators for Stock Trading

September 6, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Traders with a strong understanding of technical indicators are usually better equipped to navigate the financial markets than those that lack this knowledge. While personal investing goals, risk appetite and trading style will help to determine a strategy and trading […]


The Fed can’t seem to get a step ahead

February 11, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

New rules the Federal Reserve issued in October to clamp down on stock trading by board governors, regional presidents and senior staff seemed like a neat little bow to resolve a then-burgeoning scandal that, less than a month earlier, played […]


Senate bill would fine Fed officials for stock-trading breaches

October 27, 2021

Via: Banking Dive

Fed rules issued last Thursday limit senior officials’ investments to “purchasing diversified investment vehicles, like mutual funds,” the central bank said. Tuesday’s bill would codify that into law. The bill would prevent the Fed’s board of governors, 12 regional presidents […]

Capital and Risk, Trading

These Are the Interface Trends that Are Keeping Today’s Casual Stock Traders Engaged

August 4, 2021

Via: TechBullion

Mobile trading is on the rise. Whether it’s peer payments, mobile wallets or trading stock and cryptocurrencies, smartphone-based fintech is a hot market – in fact, this sector is growing at a rate of roughly 20 percent per year. Leading […]

Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

JPMorgan invests in private stock trading venue with Palantir link amid demand for pre-IPO shares

February 22, 2021


JPMorgan Chase is taking a stake in a private stock trading platform with links to Palantir to boost the bank’s efforts to connect buyers and sellers of hot pre-IPO company shares, CNBC has learned. The bank’s investment in Zanbato, a […]

Activity, Trading

PayPal looks to stock trading, savings in push past checkout

February 12, 2021

Via: American Banker

PayPal Holdings Inc. is weighing a foray into stock trading and high-yield savings accounts as the firm pushes beyond its iconic checkout button. The payments giant expects the number of active users on its sprawling platform to climb to 750 […]

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 […]

Activity, Trading

Trading volume is up from 2020’s breakneck pace as retail investors jump in

January 22, 2021


Stock trading volumes are through the roof. It’s not just equity prices that are hitting new highs in 2021. Trading volumes for stocks and options are at records as well. “For trading volumes, the new year starts at a consistent, […]

Activity, Retail Banking, Trading

Robinhood plans free U.K. stock-trading launch in first quarter

November 20, 2019

Via: Bank Innovation

Robinhood Markets Inc. plans to offer its stock-trading service outside the U.S. for the first time, launching in the U.K. in the first quarter of 2020. The startup, valued at $7.6 billion in its most recent fundraising, received authorization from […]


Battle for zero trading fees threatens Robinhood’s business model and next leg of growth

October 4, 2019


A move by major brokerages this week to scrap trading fees could be a direct hit to Robinhood, the start-up that kicked off the trend six years ago. Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade and E-Trade all announced this week that they […]


Robinhood, the start-up upending stock trading, goes after banks with a 3% savings account

December 13, 2018


Popular stock trading app Robinhood, which disrupted Wall Street with zero-fee transactions, is taking aim at an even bigger market: banks. The five-year old company unveiled “Robinhood Checking & Savings” on Thursday, which offers checking and savings accounts with no […]

Activity, Trading

Big banks take the lion’s share of stock trading

May 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

It’s a good time to be a megabank. In many businesses, the largest global banks such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM, +1.11% and Bank of America Corp. BAC, +0.34% are getting bigger, while others are struggling to keep pace. […]