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Dogecoin (DOGE) Trading Frenzy Leads to System Overload on Robinhood, Platform Reports “Sporadic Crypto Order Failures”

The craze around virtual tokens recently led to DogeCoin or DOGE (had started off as a joke coin and still to a great extent) putting Robinhood Markets‘ trading system under great pressure due to excessive activity. Robinhood‘s management confirmed: “On Friday morning, we saw a… Read More

State of Massachusetts Seeks to Revoke Robinhood’s Broker Dealer License, Robinhood Responds

In a blog post today, Robinhood responded to an attempt by the State of Massachusetts Securities Division to revoke Robinhood’s broker-dealer license in the state thus blocking its ability to operate. Robinhood said they have filed in Massachusetts State Court a complaint and motion for… Read More

Robinhood Files S-1 with SEC in Preparation for IPO

Robinhood, a digital investment platform, has filed a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The S-1 has been filed confidentially and will only become visible once the document has been approved by the SEC. Earlier this month, it was reported that… Read More

What Did We Learn from the House Financial Services Committee Hearing on GameStop/Reddit/Robinhood?

This past week, the House Committee on Financial Services held part two of three anticipated hearings on the GameStop/Reddit/Robinhood saga. As most people are aware, in recent months a short-squeeze caused shares in GameStop (NYSE:GME) to jump dramatically higher compelling short sellers to purchase shares… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Hearing on GameStop/Robinhood/Reddit Saga Continues this Week with New Round of Witnesses [u]

As previously reported, the House Committee on Financial Services will host part two of the hearing tackling the GameStop/Robinhood/Reddit trading phenomenon tomorrow. “Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide, Part II” will be live-streamed on the Committee’s… Read More

Senate Banking Committee Hearing: “Who Wins on Wall Street? GameStop, Robinhood, and the State of Retail Investing”

The Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing today on the GameStop/Reddit/Robinhood saga entitled; “Who Wins on Wall Street? GameStop, Robinhood, and the State of Retail Investing.” The hearing is scheduled to commence at 10AM. The hearing will review the concerted effort by individuals chatting on… Read More

Robinhood Attempts to Demystify Payment for Order Flow

Robinhood, a digital investment platform that is heavy on social engagement, has been battered by its use of the practice of payment for order flow. This is where the trading platform sells the ability for dealers to route trades in their direction. Because Robinhood offers… Read More

Robinhood Expected to List Shares on NASDAQ: Report

Robinhood, a digital trading platform that has emerged as a popular venue for younger investors, is expected to pursue an initial public offering (IPO) listing shares on the NASDAQ, according to CNBC. It was reported last month that Robinhood may become a public company as… Read More

Ian Anderson from ArchOver Says “Read Everything You Can” to Turn Knowledge into Financial Gains

Peer to peer business lender ArchOver notes that it’s “wonderfully ironic” when Michael Burry, who had been played by actor Christian Bale in the Big Short, tells us that the GameStop antics are “unnatural, insane and dangerous.” Bale also noted that there must be “legal… Read More

Robinhood being Investigated by US Regulators over Trading Restrictions, Options Trading Policies

Robinhood Markets Inc, the leading zero-fee stock trading app provider, stated on Friday (February 26, 2021) that US regulatory authorities were investigating the firm’s temporary trading restrictions on these so-called “meme stocks” earlier in 2021. These activities have come under increased scrutiny as the shares… Read More

Robinhood Could IPO as Soon as March 2021

Robinhood Markets Inc., the digital investment and trading platform that’s largely behind or at least part of the trading frenzy in GameStop Corp.’s company shares, is reportedly planning to file confidentially for an IPO at some point next month or later, according to Bloomberg which… Read More

House Financial Services Committee: Game Stopped Part II Scheduled for March 17th

The US House Committee on Financial Services will revisit the GameStop/Reddit/Robinhood fiasco once again in mid-March. The Committee distributed an email last night indicating that a virtual hearing will take place on March 17th, at 12 noon, entitled, “Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When… Read More

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

Perspective: What Can Investors Learn From The GameStop Saga?

Social media-hyped stocks took a beating on 18th February, with shares of game retailer GameStop (NYSE:GME) closing at around $40. The share price dove from an all-time high of $483 earlier this month, ending a wild ride for amateur investors still holding their position. The… Read More

Here is the Robinhood Letter to Senator Warren Explaining Why it Restricted Trading in GameStop Shares

As the House Financial Services Committee prepares for its first of three hearings to investigate the Robinhood/GameStop/Reddit odyssey additional information continues to be distributed. Yesterday, Senator Elizabeth Warren, who sits on the Senate Banking Committee, posted a comment regarding a letter she sent to Robinhood… Read More

Digital Investment Platform Robinhood to Enable Deposits and Withdrawals for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Digital investment platform Robinhood stated on Wednesday (February 17, 2021) that it is planning to give its clients the option to deposit and withdraw digital currencies, including the “meme crypto” Dogecoin (DOGE). The stock trading app has become really popular with younger Millennial and Gen… Read More

Gamestop – Robinhood Testimony Out as House Committee on Financial Services Preps for First of Three Hearings

The House Committee on Financial Services will hold the first of three hearings on the Gamestop – Robinhood saga that saw hedge fund short sellers compelled to sell positions in a short squeeze driven by collaborative trading that was organized on Reddit. Entitled, “Game Stopped?… Read More

House Committee on Financial Services Hearing to Include Robinhood CEO, Reddit Co-Founder and More

The House Committee on Financial Services, Chaired by Maxine Waters, has announced the witnesses on the forthcoming hearing entitled “Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide.” Witnesses include: Vlad Tenev, Chief Executive Officer, Robinhood Markets, Inc. Steve Huffman, Chief Executive… Read More

Tiger Global Is Reportedly Planning to Lead $200M Round in Robinhood Competitor Public.com

Tiger Global is reportedly leading a $200 million investment round in Public.com, a Robinhood competitor. at around a $1.2 billion valuation (quadrupling the firm’s value in only 2 months). Public.com’s management noted that their massive $200 million round would give the firm a $1 billion… Read More

Robinhood App Downloaded Over 1 Million Times this Past Week, Could have been “Best” and “Worst” Week for Company, Analyst Says

This past week could have just been one of the worst weeks in Robinhood’s 8-year history, however, it also might have been one of the best in some ways. According to estimates, the private firm’s app was downloaded over 1 million times from this past… Read More

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