The call was coming from inside the company. Or so it seemed when the mobile phone of a customer-service representative for Robinhood Markets Inc. lit up on the evening of Nov. 3. More than an hour passed — on and ...

There are potential disruptors aiming toward the financial advice industry, but those disruptors might not be what the industry is focusing on. That was among the takeaways Thursday during a technology session at the Carson Group Excell conference in Las ...

Robinhood Markets Inc. announced Tuesday the roll out of 24-hour customer phone support, seven days a week, following a recruiting spree earlier this year of financial advisers turned customer service reps.  The free trading app more than doubled the number ...

The Securities and Exchange Commission sent its strongest signal yet that it plans to toughen rules for online brokers by issuing a wide-ranging request for comment on how the firms use game-like features and other tools to attract investors.   ...

Robinhood Markets Inc. warned investors Wednesday that a second-quarter revenue surge that was fueled by a boom in cryptocurrency trading might not last.  In its first earnings report as a publicly traded company, the brokerage said revenue more than doubled ...

Online brokerage Nvstr announced Wednesday it has relaunched and rebranded as Tornado on the heels of a fresh funding round led by baseball legend Alex Rodriguez and billionaire serial entrepreneur Marc Lore.  Nvstr, founded in 2015, relaunched as Tornado with ...

Robinhood Markets Inc. is seeking a valuation of $35 billion in its initial public offering, just short of the highest projections by analysts, as the free trading app advances toward a debut likely to draw in buyers from its own ...

Citigroup Inc. will let U.S. retail customers bet on stocks without paying fees as the bank tries to expand its wealth business in the face of fierce competition from Silicon Valley ventures, discount brokerages and big-banking peers. The Wall Street ...

As more retail investors flock toward online brokerages, whether self-directed broker-dealers or robo-advisers, regulators are likely to cast a more critical eye on digital investing tools, experts say.  A recent $70 million enforcement action against fast-growing online brokerage Robinhood Financial ...

Robinhood Markets has plenty of reasons not to go public. There’s the worry that the exuberant small-time investors who flocked to the online brokerage won’t stick around for the long haul. Or that trading in Dogecoin, which started as a ...