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
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 …
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. …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to allow it to process trades as early at 4 a.m. Although some U.S. equities are traded on international exchanges, the advance would allow …
On Thursday, investors traded 13.9 million shares, and the stock closed at 85 cents, down 4.1%. The old GM stock had a higher trading volume than big, viable companies like retailer CVS Caremark, banker Capital One Financial Corp and …
On Robinhood, users can purchase U.S.-listed stocks or exchange-traded funds on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. Robinhood boasts that transactions on the app are free. "Paying to trade is like paying to send an email," a …
Almost everyone finds intra-day (margin) trading fascinating. Most young and first-time day-traders feel all they need to do in this cakewalk is to have a dematerialised account, invest some money at the start of the day and take home a quick …