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Dow bounces higher early Thursday as tech attempts to rebound for a second session

September 10, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock benchmarks early Thursday were trading firmly higher, but off their best levels, as investors found reasons to buy assets after a round of economic reports and a policy update from the European Central Bank. Technology shares turned higher […]


Activity, Trading

New stock exchanges are ready to launch to compete for your trading dollar

September 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

There’s a spate of new stock exchanges ready to launch to compete for your trading dollar. The Long-Term Stock Exchange, the LTSE, is set to begin full trading operations Wednesday. The Members Exchange, MEMX, will begin a phased launch on […]


Activity, Trading

Asia-Pacific markets mixed as Australia falls into first recession in three decades

September 1, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Asia-Pacific markets were mixed in early trading Wednesday, after Wall Street hit more records and Australia confirmed it was in its first recession in 29 years. Japan’s Nikkei 225 NIK, +0.47% advanced 0.2% while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI, […]


Activity, Trading

Dow stumbles at start of trading as weekly jobless claims return to above a million

August 20, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks opened modestly lower on Thursday after a weekly jobless benefit claims report suggested the recovery in employment was flagging. After the S&P 500 index achieved its record close earlier this week, investors have become more angst-ridden about pricey […]


Activity, Trading

S&P 500 trades near record high but Dow flat as Wall Street investors search for fresh stock-market spark

August 17, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock benchmarks rose modestly early Monday, with the S&P 500 index trading near record territory but finding few reasons to trade higher amid a congressional stalemate over fresh stimulus to help Americans and businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. […]


Activity, Trading

Rocket Shares Up as Quicken Loans Parent Starts Trading

August 6, 2020

Via: TheStreet

Shares of Rocket Cos, parent of Quicken Loans, rose after their initial public offering, a smaller-than-expected issuance reflecting investors’ hesitance amid cloudy economic forecasts. The Detroit company late Wednesday priced 100 million shares at $18 each. At last check the […]


Activity, Trading

How options trading has evolved for the masses

August 5, 2020

Via: Finextra

Over the last few years, the practice of options trading has grown substantially. This growth has coincided with a series of unpredictable political and social events, which have caused high levels of volatility across currency and commodities markets. Brexit, the […]


Activity, Trading

Dow, S&P 500 rise and Nasdaq hits record to kick off August as stalled stimulus talks come in focus

August 3, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose at the start of Monday’s trade to kick off the first trading day of August, with wrangling in Washington over another round of coronavirus stimulus supporting some appetite for large-capitalization technology stocks that have been viewed as […]


Activity, Trading

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Verizon, American Express, Honeywell, Mattel & more

July 24, 2020

Via: CNBC

Verizon (VZ) – Verizon reported quarterly profit of $1.18 per share, 3 cents a share above estimates. Revenue beat forecasts as well. Verizon said it experienced a negative impact from Covid-19, which hurt wireless service and ad spending revenue. American […]


Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

Robinhood scraps launch of its investing app in the UK

July 21, 2020

Via: CNBC

Robinhood has postponed the launch of its popular stock-trading app in the U.K. indefinitely. The Menlo Park, California-based fintech firm told people signed up to its U.K. waitlist Tuesday that it had put the brakes on its global expansion ambitions […]