The PayPal application can be seen on a mobile phone. Felix Kästle | picture alliance | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: eBay — Shares of the online marketplace rose 8.5% in after-hours trading after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenues that topped analysts’ expectations. eBay posted adjusted per-share
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Robinhood Markets is a discount brokerage that offers commission-free trading through its website and mobile app. The company generates significant income from payments for order flow, a common although controversial practice whereby a broker receives compensation and other benefits for directing orders to different parties for trade execution. Robinhood refers to this revenue as “rebates
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Last week, an indiscriminate short-squeeze lifted Nikola’s (NASDAQ:NKLA) shares, albeit temporarily. But as the anti-bears put pressure on the hedge funds, not all stocks will sustain their lift. NKLA stock topped around $30 last week and is still up 62% over a period of one month. Its short float is 36.42%, which help explains the
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What exactly is a stock? -If you purchase stock in Google, you own a small fraction of Google. -When you purchase stock, you’re buying a piece of the company. -People buy stock in order to invest -Companies sell stock in order to gain revenue (money to build/grow the company) Example -A person starts a candy
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Welcome to Reddit-land! Source: Shutterstock Thanks to this online stock-chat forum, numerous previously unloved stocks have been rocketing higher over the past few weeks. Reddit has become a powerful, albeit narrowly focused, force in the stock market. In recent days, Reddit traders have sunk their teeth into heavily shorted names like GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), AMC Entertainment Holdings
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Stash co-founders, Brandon Krieg and Ed Robinson. Source: Stash Stock-trading app Stash plans to announce a $125 million venture investment to help fuel customer growth. But it’s not looking to attract the type of trader who might bet on GameStop. The New York-based company will announce a Series G funding round Wednesday, led by Eldridge
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The logo of Alphabet Inc’s Google outside the company’s office in Beijing, China, August 8, 2018. Thomas Peter | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Alphabet – Shares of the Google-parent company jumped more than 7% after Alphabet reported quarterly results that beat analyst expectations on the top and bottom line.
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As we mentioned last week, the market is performing well. There are even signs that the rally is broad enough to avoid a short-term decline. However, because the underlying fundamentals are still weak — and taking into account recent news about slowing retail sales — we should set expectations for a flat channel after this
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There are some investments that you are tempted to simply laugh off because of their perceived ludicrousness. Ocugen (NASDAQ:OCGN) is one such name. A biotechnology firm that specializes in gene therapy to address blindness diseases, Ocugen certainly is pursuing a noble goal. But that alone isn’t enough justification for investors to consider OCGN stock. Source:
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An epic battle is unfolding on Wall Street, with a cast of characters clashing over the fate of GameStop, a struggling chain of video game retail stores. The conflict has sent GameStop on a stomach-churning ride with amateur investors taking on the financial establishment in the mindset of the Occupy Wall Street movement launched a
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Silver miner exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide exposure to companies that produce silver, which is valued as both an industrial metal and a precious metal. These companies are engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of silver and other metals such as lead, copper, or gold. Silver is often produced as a byproduct from mining
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American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) is the latest stock to begin feeling the now infamous effect of retail investors from Reddit this month. Despite posting its largest annual loss ever for 2020, AAL stock popped on Jan. 27 and again the next day. Source: GagliardiPhotography / Shutterstock.com This was not due to the company’s performance. Instead, traders from the
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Download Preston’s 1 page checklist for finding great stock picks: http://buffettsbooks.com/checklist Preston Pysh is the #1 selling Amazon author of two books on Warren Buffett. The books can be found at the following location: In this lesson, we learned the importance of stock volume. Although volume won’t help intelligent investors learn the intrinsic value of
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SpaceX vice president of build and flight reliability Hans Koenigsmann (left), former NASA director of human spaceflight William “Bill” Gerstenmaier (right). Source: NASA SpaceX vice president of build and flight reliability Hans Koenigsmann is retiring, CNBC has learned, and has begun transitioning his role to William “Bill” Gerstenmaier, the former NASA official that joined the
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