Canada’s Wealthsimple aims for real-world cryptocurrency use as it looks beyond trading

TORONTO, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Canadian online broker Wealthsimple wants to chart a future that enables the actual use of cryptocurrencies rather than just facilitating trading, but it will likely encounter unexpected costs and uncertain regulatory terrain along the way. Wealthsimple was launched in 2014 as a stock trading platform and currently has C$15 billion … Read more

Meme stock hangover: a year after GameStop, traders face gloomier markets

GameStop trading information is displayed on the Robinhood app where another screen shows the Robinhood logo in this January 29, 2021 photo illustration. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Illustration/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Jan 28 (Reuters) – The mood has changed dramatically after a year of a stunning rebound in … Read more

U.S. appeals court throws out Deutsche Bank traders’ Libor-rigging convictions

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A US appeals court on Thursday overturned the convictions of two former Deutsche Bank traders for forging Libor, which was among the world’s most important financial standards, and ordered the two men acquitted. . The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan found a lack of evidence that … Read more

Analysis: Will the games stop? SEC mulls crackdown on trading apps

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (Reuters) – A year after the “share meme” rally that humbled hedge funds and rattled Wall Street, U.S. regulators are studying ways to crack down on psychic routers used by Robinhood Inc (HOOD.O) and others. From companies without commissions. Brokers to promote stock trading frequently on smartphone applications. The Securities and Exchange … Read more

Asian shares, U.S. futures slide as traders fret about Ukraine, rate rises

An electronic price board is displayed inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan on November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Jan. 25) (Reuters) – Asian stocks and U.S. futures fell on Tuesday after a tumultuous session on Wall Street, with investors worried about the … Read more

Wall Street banks eye ‘new normal’ for trading revenue after stellar two years

A street sign, Wall Street, is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, US January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street banks expect trading revenue to stabilize at a “new normal” somewhere between … Read more

Retail investors show signs of fatigue after last year’s trading frenzy – report

People walk near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – Retail investors were less enthusiastic about buying U.S. stocks on a dip on Tuesday, Fanda Research analysts said in a weekly note, the … Read more

British digital banking app Revolut launches U.S. stock trading

A trader watches his chart as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 8, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – Britain-based digital banking app Revolut launched commission-free stock trading in the United States on Wednesday, in a move that will … Read more

Dollar finds a footing as traders brace for hawkish Fed

Illustrative photo of the US dollar, Swiss franc, British pound and euro banknotes, taken in Warsaw on January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Kacper Pembel/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The dollar maintains Friday’s jump in Asia Rebound extends to 114.45 yen; Federal Funds Futures Drops China offers surprise 10 basis points … Read more

Analysis: After U.S. bank stock surge, options traders brace for earnings-fueled volatility

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bank stocks have surged in recent weeks, but the rebound in hedging in a major financial sector exchange-traded fund may be a sign that investors are wary of earnings season volatility, options market experts say. . As major banks such as JP Morgan (JPM.N), Wells Fargo and Citigroup Inc (CN) prepare … Read more