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Platform Economy: SEC

Why did the SEC release a report on GameStop?

The The SEC has released a report examining the frenzied trading in shares of retailer GameStop Corp, and other ‘meme’ stocks, in January, and recommended some areas fo...

Platform News: GameStop

US SEC praises equity market structure, absolves short sellers in GameStop report

The US markets functioned well during January’s GameStop volatility, while short selling was not the main cause of the unprecedented rise in the ‘meme stock,’ acc...

Bitcoin hovers near 6-month high on ETF hopes, inflation worries

Bitcoin hovered near a six-month high Monday morning on hopes that US regulators would soon allow cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds to trade, while global inflation worries also...

Platform News: A visualisation of Bitcoin, digital currency and cryptocurrency

US SEC charges BitConnect founder with $2 billion cryptocurrency fraud

The top US securities regulator has sued the founder of the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange platform BitConnect over his alleged role in fraudulently raising about $2 billion f...

Robinhood Markets

Robinhood shares fall after PayPal news, SEC scrutiny of revenue stream

Shares of Robinhood Markets Inc, a popular gateway for trading meme stocks, tumbled nearly 7% on news that PayPal Holdings Inc may start an online brokerage and a report saying reg...

Platform News: Baidu search engine in China

Baidu raises $1 billion in ESG bond issue despite China tech sector woes

China’s Baidu has raised $1 billion in a two-tranche, US dollar sustainability bond, its first environment, social and governance (ESG) transaction.

China Platform Economy

Sources: China’s tech crackdown thwarts Pony.ai’s US listing plans

Autonomous driving start-up Pony.ai has put on hold plans to go public in New York through a merger with a blank-check firm at a $12 billion valuation, after it failed to gain assu...

Platform News: Coinbase

Coinbase says attentive to regulatory concerns after profit beat

US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc has beaten market estimates for second-quarter profit boosted by a near 38% jump in trading volumes on a sequential basis, but foreca...

Robinhood Markets on Wall Street

Robinhood shares dive; filing sparks worries early investors could sell

Shares of Robinhood Markets Inc have tumbled, snapping a four-day winning streak, after the newly public online brokerage said early investors may sell nearly 98 million shares.

Platform Economy: SEC

US SEC Chair Gensler calls on Congress to help rein in crypto ‘Wild West’

The chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission has called on Congress to give the agency more authority to better police cryptocurrency trading, lending and platforms, a &#...

Platform News: FinTech trading app Robinhood

Robinhood, gateway to ‘meme’ stocks, raises $2.1 billion in IPO

Robinhood Markets Inc, the owner of the trading app which emerged as the go-to destination for retail investors speculating on this year’s “meme’ stock trading fr...

Platform News: FinTech trading app Robinhood

The regulatory and legal headwinds facing Robinhood

Robinhood Markets, the online brokerage at the centre of this year’s retail trading frenzy, has disclosed previously unreported regulatory risks in its long-awaited initial p...

Platform News: FinTech trading app Robinhood

Robinhood CEO calls for changes to exchange pricing rules

US securities rules should be changed to allow stock exchanges to quote bids and offers in price increments of less than a penny so they can better compete with wholesale brokerage...

Platform Economy: SEC

US SEC probing SolarWinds clients over cyber breach disclosures

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into last year’s SolarWinds cyber breach, focusing on whether some companies failed to disclose that they had bee...

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