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Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The Young

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Stock trading has become easier and cheaper than ever. And people stuck at home during the pandemic have flocked to it. But have venues like Robinhood made it too risky for inexperienced investors? (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)
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Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The Young

Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The Young

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Stock trading has become easier and cheaper than ever. And people stuck at home during the pandemic have flocked to it. But have venues like Robinhood made it too risky for inexperienced investors? (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)
Read more ...

 




US stocks climb amid stimulus optimism ahead of Yellen hearing

US stocks climb amid stimulus optimism ahead of Yellen hearing

Summary List Placement US stocks rose on Tuesday as investors await Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing in which she's expected to urge Congress to... Read more ...

Investor bets against the dollar are at their biggest in almost 10 years...

Investor bets against the dollar are at their biggest in almost 10 years, but rising Treasury yields are a red flag for bears, analysts say

Summary List Placement Bets against the dollar have risen to near their highest level in a decade, but uncertainty is creeping in about the greenback's short-term direction of... Read more ...

James Comey says the GOP needs to be 'burned down or changed,' calling the...

James Comey says the GOP needs to be 'burned down or changed,' calling the pro-Trump riot at the Capitol 'our own Chernobyl'

Summary List Placement Former FBI Director James Comey said that the Republican Party needs to be "burned down or changed," and called the pro-Trump Capitol riot "our own... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs' 4th-quarter earnings beat estimates as trading desks continue...

Goldman Sachs' 4th-quarter earnings beat estimates as trading desks continue to impress

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs reported fourth-quarter figures on Wednesday that beat Wall Street's expectations for revenue and profit. The bank added $293 million to... Read more ...

Activist investor Ryan Cohen scores 300% gain on GameStop stock in under 6...

Activist investor Ryan Cohen scores 300% gain on GameStop stock in under 6 months

Summary List Placement Activist investor Ryan Cohen has notched a 300% gain on his GameStop investment. The Chewy cofounder spent $76 million for 9 million shares in the... Read more ...

Trump is starting his last full day in office hiding from the public and...

Trump is starting his last full day in office hiding from the public and plotting to steal Biden's thunder, as his approval ratings plummet to historic lows

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump is starting his last full day in office hiding from the public and with his lowest approval ratings ever. President-elect Joe... Read more ...

US stock futures rise as dollar and bonds fall ahead of Janet Yellen pledge...

US stock futures rise as dollar and bonds fall ahead of Janet Yellen pledge to 'act big' on stimulus

Summary List Placement US stock futures rose on Tuesday, while the dollar and bond prices fell, as investors awaited the confirmation hearing of Treasury secretary nominee... Read more ...

China Says Its Economy, Recovering From The Pandemic, Grew 2.3% Last Year

China Says Its Economy, Recovering From The Pandemic, Grew 2.3% Last Year

China's is likely the only major economy to have expanded in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the world. (Image credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of...

LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations as it handles a 'backlog' of bodies from the pandemic

Summary List Placement Los Angeles County has temporarily lifted air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations that can be performed monthly as officials handle a... Read more ...

Former Trump campaign spokesman claims the only reason the president isn't...

Former Trump campaign spokesman claims the only reason the president isn't denouncing the Capitol riot more is because Twitter and Facebook banned him

Summary List Placement A former spokesman for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has said that the reason Trump isn't denouncing the Capitol riot is that he no longer... Read more ...