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Robinhood Reportedly Backs Down Over Signature Bank Bets

Robinhood Inc (NASDAQ:HOOD) has reportedly decided to make an exception to its short position ban for customers who had placed winning “puts” against failed lender Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), the FT revealed on Thursday (March 16, 2023). Put options are essentially contracts that provide a… Read More

Robinhood Received a Subpoena from SEC in December

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this past December, according to the firm’s 10-K that was filed today. According to the document, the SEC’s request arrived following the collapse of FTX: “And in December 2022, shortly after FTX filed for… Read More

Robinhood Cancels Ziglu Acquisition as it Reduces Expenses

  Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) revealed it has canceled the acquisition of Ziglu, a UK Fintech that opened the door to a new market. Ziglu holds an e-money license and is regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Ziglu provides crypto trading in the UK as well… Read More

Robinhood Hovers After Investors Ruminate Results

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) posted Q4 and full year 2022 results yesterday that delivered a net loss of $166 million, or an EPS of -$0.19, compared with net loss of $175 million, or EPS of -$0.20, in the third quarter of 2022. For the full year, Robinhood… Read More

Robinhood’s Retirement Product Now Available

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD), has announced the availability of its new retirement product. The new service was revealed last year, and the digital brokerage launched a waitlist with names now said to be over 1 million customers. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the retirement product is the… Read More

Reassurance? Robinhood Provides Select Data Points

In a very difficult economic environment, Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) has published select data points highlighting platform operations. According to the trading platform: Net Cumulative Funded Accounts (NCFA) at the end of November were 23.0 million, up approximately 40 thousand from October 2022. Monthly Active Users (MAU)… Read More

Robinhood Announces New Retirement Offering, Includes 1% Match – No Employer Needed

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD), a social investment platform that combines traditional and digital assets, has announced a new retirement offering. According to a blog post, Robinhood Retirement is available today via a waitlist that provides a 1% match minus an employer. In traditional retirement services provided via… Read More

Robinhood’s Shares Down Dramatically from IPO Price of $38 as Firm Deliver Slightly Better Q3 Numbers

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) announced earnings yesterday that delivered a slightly better result than anticipated. Today, shares in Robinhood are inching higher – fighting a down market day – but minor gains belie a company that has lost around 2/3s of its value since its initial public… Read More

Robinhood to Take “Safety First” Approach to Crypto Education Through New Initiative

Opportunity Crypto will stop in five different communities this fall, “educating individuals about cryptocurrency, including the risks and opportunities.” The team at Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) asked if you ever wondered “what is crypto” or “is crypto right for me”? In line or consistent with their mission… Read More

Robinhood Rises on Back of Chatter that Payment for Order Flow will Remain in Place

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD), a social trading platform providing access to both traditional securities and crypto, is seeing a bump in its share price as chatter indicates that the practice of Payment for Order Flow – will remain in place. Robinhood promotes is a fee trading service… Read More

Ziglu Haircut. Robinhood Slashes Payment to Purchase UK Based Firm by More than Half, Retail Investors Lose Out

Earlier this year, Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) made a big announcement regarding expanding services across the Atlantic. The social investment platform announced the acquisition of Ziglu in the UK – an FCA-regulated e-Money platform and crypto asset provider. All subject to regulatory approval, of course. A few days… Read More

Fintech Parafin Acquires $60M in Funding

Parafin, a Fintech firm that’s being led by ex- Robinhood Markets Inc. professionals, has acquired $60 million in funding as part of its second investment round. Established in 2020 by Ralph Furman, Sahill Poddar, and Vineet Goel, Parafin works cooperatively with firms like DoorDash Inc…. Read More

Robinhood Earnings: Revenues Rise From Q1 But Not Enough

Robinhood (NASDAQ: HOOD) released Q2 2022 financial results that delivered a sequential increase in net revenue of 6% or $318 million, but the slight improvement was not enough to please analysts as it was deemed a miss. Shares in Robinhood were trading at around $9… Read More

Robinhood Crypto Hit with $30 Million Penalty from New York Department of Financial Services

The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has determined that Robinhood Crypto failed to maintain effective bank secrecy act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance in regards to reporting requirements. Adrienne A. Harris, Superintendent of Financial Services, said Robinhood Crypto will pay a $30… Read More

FTX May Buy Robinhood, Shares Rise [u]

Sam Bankman-Fried is acting once again to take advantage of significantly lower valuations in a struggling marketplace. Rumors claim that Bankman-Fried is looking to purchase Robinhood via his crypto exchange FTX. While no deal yet, the rumblings have caused shares in Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) to rise… Read More

Money App Ziglu Partners with ClearBank

Ziglu, a UK-based e-Money institution and crypto platform, has announced a partnership with  ClearBank, a “cloud-based clearing bank.” ClearBank is regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. According to a company statement, Ziglu will be utilizing ClearBank’s platform to provide… Read More

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Takes 7.6% Stake in Robinhood, Shares Rise After Hours


Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and CEO of FTX, has purchased a 7.62% stake, or 56,273,469 shares in Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD). Bankman-Fried paid $648,293,886.33 for the shares. The share were purchased at an average price of $11.52/each. The purchase was revealed in a filing with the Securities and… Read More

Robinhood Allows Account Holders to Benefit from Securities Lending


This is interesting. Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) announced this week that its account holders will now enable “Stock Lending.” To quote Steve Quirk, Chief Brokerage Officer at Robinhood: “Our version of Stock Lending empowers customers to put their investments to work while keeping it simple. Robinhood does… Read More

Dead Cat Bounce? After Hitting New Low Shares in Robinhood Turn Green

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) reported earnings this week and they were dismal. Besides negative numbers on both the top and bottom lines, Robinhood reported that Monthly Active Users (MAUs) dropped by a whopping 10% going from 15.9 million in March 2022 from 17.7 million in March 2021…. Read More

Robinhood Reports Declining Revenue, $392 Million Net Loss, Shares Drop

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD), a social investment platform that marries digital assets with traditional securities, has reported Q1 earnings and they are a bit disappointing. Robinhood said that net revenues decreased to $299 million in comparison with $522 million in the first quarter of 2021, a whopping… Read More

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