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Charles Schwab saw trading accounts surge 31% in one month after slashing commission fees

Analysts feared the company's slashed fees would cut into its margins, and the monthly jump in trading accounts counters some worries.
Robinhood users treated the app's "infinite money" glitch like a cheat code in a video game.

Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch shows the dangers of turning investing into a game, expert says

Stock-trading apps make "money more ethereal, like a token in a video game, so users tend to treat it as a game credit rather than actual cash."

The jig is up: Robinhood says it’s closed the ‘infinite leverage’ loophole that allowed users to build positions worth millions

The trading platform has implemented a "permanent update" meant to "prevent anyone from engaging in this pattern of trades," a spokesperson said.

The Reddit geek who raked in $100,000 with 2 trades credits his parents, likes tech stocks, and says the ‘hardest part’ was cashing out

Eddie Choi, who learned how to trade options on Reddit, told Markets Insider about his background, investment strategy, and future plans.
Traders work on the floor at the NYSE in New York

A new venture backed by Morgan Stanley and UBS is seeking to become a low-cost alternative to the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq

Members Exchange is looking to launch as early as mid-2020, and may offer early traders rebates to kick off activity on the new exchange.

Macquarie is slashing 100 equity trading jobs in London and New York this week

A source told Business Insider that the bank will focus on its home turf in the Asia-Pacific region.

Tiny trades are making up a record share of market activity — and it’s likely the result of historically high prices and algorithmic tradi...

Odd-lot trades are those that involve fewer than 100 shares, and their increased abundance may require new regulation to keep markets up-to-date.

Mysterious traders may have made $3.5 billion off stock bets timed to Trump’s trade-war comments, Vanity Fair finds

Vanity Fair reported on a series of trades that were oddly timed to trade war developments, suggesting that some traders made handsome profits.

Goldman Sachs is setting up a WeWork office in London as an emergency trading floor

The trading floor was set up so the bank can continue to trade in the event of an emergency, says the Financial Times. Goldman advised We on its failed IPO.

Being able to code will be as important to future traders as ‘writing an English sentence,’ Goldman tech guru Marty Chavez predicts

Wall Street's dichotomies will soon fade away, and traders will have far more in common with engineers, Goldman Sachs' Chavez said.