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

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

Why the Stock Market Dropped—and Why It Finished Higher

Now that’s a stock market turnaround. Fears of tighter monetary policy from the Federal Reserve, a military conflict in Russia, and simply being on the wrong side of the trade, had stoked panic in the stock market early Monday. Then, investors bought the dip. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% after falling nearly 4% at one … 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