Robinhood’s trading app uses features commonly found in video games and casinos to make investing more fun, which also obscures the real risks involved.
Historically, tech stocks have dominated global stock markets. Despite the pandemic, many continue to grow at remarkable rate.
Market prices are supposed to reflect a company's fundamental value. When they no longer do, bad things can happen.
NIO’s innovative business model could point towards a bright future – if it can overcome key challenges
Equity-based awards can form a large part of an employee’s overall pay. A new report shines a light on how women are being left behind when it comes to stocks and options.
Did members of Congress illegally sell stocks after getting inside information about the pandemic from federal officials? A former lawyer for the House says proving such cases is very difficult.
Plunging stocks have triggered rarely used ‘circuit breakers’ that temporarily halt trading. A finance scholar explains what they are and the costs of shutting down markets.
Regulators, in their attempts to level the playing field for all investors, should not exclusively view high-frequency traders as market destabilizers.
A business ethicist explores whether cannabis stocks fit in with a socially responsible approach to investing.
A growing number of investors, policymakers and others say the US economy may be at risk of spiraling downward. A finance professor explains how to ride it out.
The index fund revolutionized investing for millions. Its founder died on Jan. 16.
Insider trading, like what Rep. Chris Collins is accused of engaging in, is one of the sexier crimes in securities law.
The Trump administration is considering a change to how capital gains taxes are calculated that would save investors roughly $100 billion over a decade.
Evidence of past price manipulation of bitcoin and the just-launched Justice Department investigation highlight the need to take steps against cryptocurrency fraud.
Business scholars have found that our physical environment can influence us in a variety of surprising ways – including by prompting us to engage in riskier behavior depending on elevation.
While many market observers blame growing concerns about inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be fears that the economy is about to slow.
An economist explains why the Dow Jones industrial average’s biggest-ever one-day drop shouldn’t bother you too much.
The oil giant is bowing to pressure exerted by shareholders and the authorities as it tries to catch up with its competitors.
New research suggests mini-crashes, in which the price of a single stock or commodity temporarily goes haywire, may be unstoppable.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it’s done today.