As AMC Entertainment stock surges 20%, SEC says it’s watching memes for ‘disruptions of the market, manipulative trading, or other misconduct’

As AMC Entertainment stock surges 20%, SEC says it’s watching memes for ‘disruptions of the market, manipulative trading, or other misconduct’

2021-06-08

  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission warned Monday that it is closely monitoring frenetic moves in the stock market, amid the stratospheric surge in values of meme stocks AMC Entertainment and GameStop Corp. “SEC staff continues to monitor the market in light of the ongoing volatility in certain stocksRead More →

Robinhood sued by family of young trader who killed himself

Robinhood sued by family of young trader who killed himself

2021-02-09

  The family of a 20-year-old trader who killed himself after seeing a massive negative balance in his account sued online brokerage Robinhood for wrongful death on Monday. The parents and sister of Alex Kearns said Robinhood preys on inexperienced traders and that the company’s “misleading communications” caused him toRead More →

AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine suffered a setback that shows why Big Pharma would rather be safe than sorry. Here’s the good news.

2020-09-09

  U.K.-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it will suspend clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine it developed with Oxford University after a British subject fell ill. The decision will affect the company’s just-started so-called Phase 3 trial, which recruited 30,000 volunteers in the U.S. after 10,000 subjects in theRead More →

CrowdStrike stock retreats following coronavirus-fueled earnings beat

2020-09-02

  MARKETWATCH PHOTO ILLUSTRATION/ISTOCKPHOTO|, CROWDSTRIKE CrowdStrike Holdings Inc.  shares retreated from 2020’s meteoric rise in the extended session Wednesday after the cloud-based cybersecurity company topped Wall Street estimates, with more businesses seeking to protect their systems as employees work from home. On a conference call, CrowdStrike CRWD, -1.12% co-founder andRead More →