CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing. Wall Street needs to pay attention.

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, a newish crowd of retail investors emerged, pouring extra cash into equity markets and steering Wall Street into places they never dreamed of, such as meme stocks. Our call of the dayfrom the founder and chief executive officer of competitive stock trading app Zingeroo, says … Read more

Estelle Harris, known for role on ‘Seinfeld,’ has died at 93

CNN — Estelle Harris, the actress known for playing George Costanza’s mother on “Seinfeld,” died Saturday, her agent told CNN. She was 93. Harris, whose distinctive voice was sought after in various roles, unforgettably played Estelle Costanza on the 90s sitcom, often bickering with her on-screen husband Jerry Stiller and her fictional son, Jason Alexander. … Read more

First human challenge study of Covid-19 yields valuable insights about how we get sick

CNN — It takes just a tiny virus-laden droplet – about the width of a human blood cell – to infect someone with Covid-19. That’s just one of the findings from research that deliberately infected healthy volunteers with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The findings were published Thursday in the journal Nature Medicine. Challenge studies can be … Read more

Signs of a housing bubble are brewing

US home prices have soared to new heights and keep on climbing, and now some researchers and economists are saying they have seen signs of a housing bubble brewing. Home prices are rising faster than market forces would indicate they should and are becoming “unhinged from fundamentals,” according to a new blog post written by … Read more

Robinhood extends trading hours from 7 am to 8 pm — 3 rookie mistakes when trading stocks after hours

At 7 am, it can be the time for a morning coffee while 8 pm can be time to have supper, watch your favorite television shows, or even enjoy a glass of wine. If you have a Robinhood account, it’s also becoming a time to play the stock market during extended trading hours — but … Read more

Second booster shots authorized for adults 50 and older

CNN — The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines to allow adults 50 and older to get a second booster as early as four months after their first booster dose of any Covid-19 vaccine. The move extends the availability of additional boosters to … Read more

Cryptoverse: Buoyant bitcoin helps market cruise past $2 trillion

Representations of virtual currency Bitcoin are seen in this picture illustration taken taken March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 29 (Reuters) – As a bleak first quarter draws to a close, crypto seems to have the wind in its sails. It has pushed through the $2 … Read more

Prince William says he wants to serve after Caribbean criticism

Britain’s Prince William shakes hands with a member of the public during a visit to a Fish Fry – a quintessentially Bahamian culinary gathering place which is found on every island in the Bahamas, on Great Abaco island, March 26, 2022. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, … Read more

Elon Musk giving ‘serious thought’ to build a new social media platform

Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 27 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is giving “serious thought” to building a new social media … Read more

US FCC adds Russia’s Kaspersky, China telecom firms to national security threat list

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday added Russia’s AO Kaspersky Lab, China Telecom (Americas) Corp (0728.HK) and China Mobile International USA (0941.HK) to its list of communications equipment and service providers deemed threats to US national security. The regulator last year designated five Chinese companies including Huawei Technologies Co … Read more