There are now at least 58 stock exchanges in the United States, many of them dark pools where the trades can be made anonymously. With institutional investors claiming they are outgunned by high-frequency traders, and individual …
Trading finally resumed at 3:10pm ET. It's been a rough day for stocks. The Dow shed 261 points (about 1.5%), mostly because of China's stock market plunge and ongoing fears about Greece, although the NYSE "glitch" didn't help …
Why pay E*Trade $8 to buy or sell a stock when you can trade for free on Robinhood? After two years of development, $16 million in funding, and 500,000 waitlist signups, Robinhood finally hits the iOS App Store today. Robinhood lets you …
The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted in Thursday trading, dropping more than four percent at certain times --wiping out gains of the past week amid lingering anxiety over the debt crisis in Europe and the wobbly U.S. economy. …
The New York Stock Exchange, packed with 5,000 traders in its heyday two decades ago, is now down to only 1,000. The stock exchange was bought last year by IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc., which is known for buying up stock
Many people think trading is the simplest way of making money in the stock market. Far from it; I believe it is the easiest way of losing money. There is an old Wall Street adage, that "the easiest way of making a small fortune in the markets …
Sandeep Goyal was a small-time stock analyst with a big connection. Before pursuing a career on Wall Street, Mr. Goyal spent three years at Dell, and after he left in 2006, he kept close ties to his colleagues at the computer maker. In 2008, …
If you’re one of the estimated 15 million people who bought Grand Theft Auto V and have been playing it since it came out last week, you’ve probably spent a lot of time killing gang members, plotting jewelry-store heists, and rendezvousing at …
There are nearly 340,000 people on the wait list to access the Robinhood trading app. The legendary archer of Sherwood Forest is taking aim at the stock market. Robinhood is a new trading app that promises users free trades and no …
RobinHood is about to let anyone buy and sell stocks for free instead of having to pay E*Trade or Scottrade $7 per transaction. Today RobinHood begins inviting the 160,000 people who’ve signed up to download its glossy new app …