12:40 p.m. Feb. 23, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
This California investor predicts a 10-year 'good economy' revolution that shoves the sharing economy asideJoe Sanberg is co-founder of financial services startup Aspiration.com, an investor and a public-policy advocate for labor, corporate responsibility and climate initiatives in California. In 2019, he entertained a run as a presidential candidate, declaring a war on poverty and homelessness. He still harbors political dreams.
10:35 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021
Tech Stocks Outside U.S. Also Hammered as Interest Rates Rise
The big selloff in the technology sector isn’t simply a U.S. phenomenon.
9:08 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021
SPACs Are Selling Off Along With Everything Speculative
Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings IV, and Churchill Capital IV, which announced a merger with Lucid Motors, are among the decliners.
8:07 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021
ARK Innovation ETF Plunges on Tesla, Roku Pullback
ARK Innovation's losses are mostly due to the pullback in tech stocks, especially in some of its largest holdings.
12:16 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021
The 'Fintech for Fintechs' Is Going Public Via a SPAC
Apex Clearing said it would merge with Northern Star Investment Corp. II in a deal that is expected to raise $850 million in cash to help the start-up grow.
10:01 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021
6 Black financial pros everyone should follow this yearWhat they have to say about the financial setbacks that came with COVID-19, and the banking industry's relationship to people of color.
5:24 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
Tax refunds will take longer this year --- but think twice before taking an advance on yoursIt will be the first week of March when the IRS starts releasing refunds on returns claiming these credits, the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Additional Child Tax Credit.
2:00 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021
These Frontier Tech Stocks in Emerging Markets Have Momentum
The growth of the online economy has greater scope in less developed countries, and these frontier tech stocks are offering big gains in the process.
3:20 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021
Big Players in GameStop Saga Will Come Together at Thursday Hearing
The House Committee on Financial Services will grill key participants in the trading.
3:15 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021
Beyond Robinhood: GameStop Mania Helps Brokers Grow
The pace of new-client additions is accelerating. Figures from Charles Schwab make it clear.
12:20 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021
IG Group Plans to Ride the At-Home Trading Boom
The question is whether IG Group’s recent acquisition comes as the boom in trading at home is ending or as retail investor behavior is shifting.
8:46 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021
Buzzwords That Will Redefine the Future for Advisors
Terms like performance, retirement, and even advice are taking on new meanings that will reshape but boost the industry.
3:02 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021
Europe joins Wall Street's boom in 'blank-check' companiesLVMH founder Bernard Arnault is among those launching special-purpose acquisition companies in Europe.
2:00 a.m. Feb. 15, 2021
A Big Fund Bought Up Marijuana Stock Aurora Cannabis and Mastercard.
British Columbia Investment Management sold Visa and Shopify stock in the fourth quarter.
9:00 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021
Can Altruist Lure Financial Advisers Away From Schwab With Help From Vanguard’s Ex?
Altruist aims to be a one-stop shop for advisers, custodying their assets, allowing free trades, and providing them the software they need to manage clients’ accounts.
8:14 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021
Mark Mobius: Emerging Markets Will Outperform After Covid
The longtime investor talks with Barron’s.
12:47 p.m. Feb. 12, 2021
Another Fintech Is Going Public Through a Blank-Check Company, in a $2.9B Deal
The digital financial platform MoneyLion is merging with Fusion Acquisition and will have a $2.9 billion equity valuation. It is the latest in a string of fintechs to go public.
11:46 p.m. Feb. 11, 2021
- By Jack Denton
'Overconfidence': Why it's mostly men under 30 trading bitcoinAlready, the frenzy over WallStreetBets and GameStop is beginning to fade. In its wake, financial markets should be reminded that the most enduring retail investing mania over the last few months has focused on bitcoin.
11:21 a.m. Feb. 11, 2021
Calypso Technology Goes Up for Sale
The San Francisco fintech could fetch as much as $2 billion. Clients range from central banks to insurers.
12:04 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021
The best banking apps for kids and teensMoms and dads who want to teach their kids about money have some trendy tools at their disposal: these kid-focused mobile banking apps.
8:28 a.m. Feb. 7, 2021
In the Wake of GameStop, a New Test for Robinhood
As the trading platform considers an IPO, the risks are mounting.
4:00 a.m. Feb. 7, 2021
Payoneer Tells the Story of Why a Fintech Merged With a SPAC
Blank-check firms offer several incentives for companies looking to go public
3:01 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021
Box Takes on DocuSign and Adobe in e-Signature Market
Box, the document-storage company, said it will acquire Amsterdam-based startup SignRequest for $55 million in cash and stock.
3:12 p.m. Feb. 2, 2021
Robinhood IPO Expected in Second Quarter
Despite the GameStop drama, Robinhood is pushing forward with plans to go public.
9:47 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021
How the COVID-19 pandemic can be the push forward that the planet needsJust as people band together against a virus, we can fight environmental and social ills.
9:16 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowe's will suffer as COVID-related 'nesting' ends, analyst group saysBed Bath & Beyond Inc. and Lowe's Cos. Inc. were downgraded at KeyBanc Capital Markets, with analysts forecasting a shift in consumer spending from "things" to "experiences" once again.
5:30 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021
Alibaba Beats Expectations on China’s Post-Pandemic Recovery
Alibaba reported a 37% gain in revenue, to 221 billion yuan ($34.1 billion), for the fiscal third quarter 2021 compared with the same period a year ago.
3:04 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021
The GameStop Trade Is Over
Robinhood raises fresh cash, Alphabet, Amazon.com to report earnings, U.S. funds at-home Covid-19 testing, and other news to start your day.
6:51 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021
How Square Stands to Benefit From Recent Trading Frenzy
Analysts at Mizuho Securities found that of the traders who abandoned Robinhood for other platforms, 40% went to Square’s Cash App.
6:40 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021
Robinhood Added Over 1 Million Accounts During Turmoil, Report Estimates
The strong number is surprising given that the trading app faced enormous stresses and poor public perception last week.
3:09 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021
Roundtable: 22 Ways to Invest in the Future
Barron’s Roundtable members present their favorite stock picks for 2021.
2:48 p.m. Jan. 29, 2021
Why Robinhood and Other Brokers Had to Shut Down Trading, Explained
What to know about the little-known intermediary behind the decision.
4:34 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021
Robinhood Blocks Buying in GameStop, AMC, and Other Stocks
Other brokers are also putting restrictions on certain transactions.
12:47 p.m. Jan. 27, 2021
The Future for Clients Should be Hyperpersonalized
To improve the digital experience, the process of selecting the right technology for an RIA’s practice has to start way before vendor selection.
8:00 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021
Alibaba in Spotlight Over China’s Scrutiny of Ant Group
Beijing is taking on Alibaba from multiple directions, including Ant’s lending practices, and data protection rules that could crimp Alibaba’s revenue growth.
7:01 p.m. Jan. 26, 2021
Visa Teams With TransferWise in Debit Card Expansion
Visa’s Cloud Connect allows TransferWise to access Visa’s global payments processing network, allowing the fintech to speed the rollout of its multi-currency debit cards.
8:06 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021
- By Andrea Riquier
The ETF space race heats up with one giant leap from a star managerWhat happens when one small fund gets supernova-sized competition? It benefits everyone, says fund manager Andrew Chanin, who brought to market the first pure-play space ETF.
11:55 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021
- By Jeff Reeves
5 high-growth themes and the stock-market ETFs that can deliver big gains in 2021Cannabis, 5G, clean energy and other strategies for stock-market outperformance.
1:34 p.m. Jan. 20, 2021
Upgrading Technology Should Mean Improving Clients’ Experience
A common mistake of a change in technology is having the operations team fully handle the project, which leads to implementing what you already have, not what you can have.
9:47 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
How Rent-A-Center Stock Can Gain 80%: Fund Manager
The market hasn’t fully appreciated what Mitch Fadel’s return to Rent-A-Center has meant for the company, or what its recently announced acquisition of Acima will do.