Robinhood stock trading app now available on Android – Android …

Ida TorresOne of the things that stops people from investing in stocks (aside from the lack of interest or understanding) is the fact that aside from the money you put in, the stock trading fees can sometimes be astronomical. One app that removes that barrier and has been available on iOS since last year is now finally on Android. Robinhood […]

Tencent to launch online stock trading platform with facial …

By Stephen MayhewAugust 7, 2015 -Chinese internet service portal Tencent will soon launch an online stock trading platform with a facial recognition authentication system on its messaging mobile app WeChat, in which the according to a report by South China Morning Post.Account holders will be able to verify their identities and open personal stock exchange accounts using the platform’s facial […]

After $103M IPO, Rapid7 Stock Up in Early Trading | Xconomy

After $103M IPO, Rapid7 Stock Up in Early Trading

Gregory T. HuangJuly 17th, 2015BostonDing, ding. Rapid7 CEO Corey Thomas rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq this morning, and the Boston area’s first tech IPO of 2015 is in the books.Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) raised $103.2 million by selling 6.45 million shares at $16 a pop, which was above the […]

New York Stock Exchange Suspends Trading, Cites Technical …

All trading has halted on the New York Stock Exchange, and the NYSE would like everyone to know that it’s the result of an internal technical screwup and not a cyberattack.The NYSE stopped trading all securities around 11:32 am, without much explanation about what went down. Since no one exchange handles more than 16% of trading, this isn’t a catastrophe […]

All trading halted on New York Stock Exchange following 'technical …

The New York Stock Exchange has had a bumpy day, according to Art Cashin, director of floor operations at the NYSE. Following technical issues with connectivity, the NYSE halted all trades, prompting a collective freakout on Twitter. Following the software glitch that grounded United Airlines flights this morning, the shutdown prompted fears of a broader bug or cyberattack. The department […]

Would You Rather Own The Unicorns, or Facebook?

Back in 2000 I was a biomedical engineering student at Virginia (who happens to be in the College baseball World Series, go Hoos!).  I was in love with genetics and all things biotech, but also spent plenty of time reading annual reports and buying and selling (often shorting) stocks.  One of the classes I enrolled in outside of engineering (if you are […]

TidBITS: Robinhood Opens Stock Trading to All

I’ve been an investor my entire adult life, but I’ve always leaned toward mutual funds, and more recently, low-cost index funds. Trading individual stocks felt like gambling to me, though I often lament not buying AAPL when it was at $17 many years ago. (Editor’s Note: Of course, as journalists covering Apple, it would be inappropriate for us to own […]

5 Top Online Stock Brokers –

Investors should know the best online stock brokers to trade with. The following top stock brokers offer investors the most value for their portfolios. Some online stock brokers are known for their award winning customer service while others are known for inexpensive stock trades or powerful trading tools. This guide will highlight some of the best stock brokers available today […]

JumpGate – Campaign Guide and Corporate Notes

So I wanted to show off my Savage Worlds campaign guide. This is a set of brief notes, species, equipment, and edges (the notes are currently made for Savage Worlds, but do I plan to make some adjustments for Mini Six and Fudge). All of it detailing a combination of Space Opera, Stars Without Number, and Aliens all sort of […]

5 Reasons Not To Invest In Energy

There are a lot of options for your hard earned capital and no shortage of folks wanting to tell you how to use it.Recent trends have been very profitable in different sectors. On the other hand, energy has displayed a horrendous previous 52 weeks.So here are 5 reasons not to invest in energy.Biotech is hot right now, having risen 30% […]