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Trading for GameStop, AMC, and Express Stocks Halted for Volatility as Popular Brokerages Like Robinhood Take Action | The Motley Fool

Extreme volatility caused trading halts for several popular stocks on Thursday morning. Among them were video game retailer GameStop (NYSE:GME), movie theater company AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC), and fashion retailer Express (NYSE:EXPR). According to data from Nasdaq, all three stocks triggered code M, a volatility trading pause for an “exchange-listed issue.” Trading resumed a few […]

Robinhood restricts trading in GameStop, AMC, BB stock and options

Robinhood, Interactive Brokers restrict trading in GameStop stock and options Amid the flurry of speculative activity in GameStop, brokers took steps to restrict the trading in GameStop stock and options and other related securities. Free-stock trading pioneer Robinhood and Interactive Brokers both took steps to curb the wild trading activity in heavily shorted names on […]

GameStop drops 44% after Robinhood and others restrict trading

Retail brokerages restricted trading on Thursday in GameStop and other stocks caught in a frenzy that has captivated Wall Street and caused big losses for hedge funds. Free-stock trading pioneer Robinhood and Interactive Brokers said that in some cases, investors would be able to sell only their positions and not open new ones. Both brokerages […]

Castor Maritime Stock Gets Delisted By Robinhood Alongside Gamestop – gCaptain

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday we wrote that shares of the offshore drillship company Transocean ($RIG) were surging on retail investor interest in highly shorted companies like Gamestock. Later in the day Robinhood, the favorite brokerage firm of young retail investors, faced a liquidity problem and took the drastic action of delisting the most active […]

Fmr. SEC Commissioner: GameStop Short Squeeze Not Unlike What We Saw At The Capitol On January 6

Fmr. SEC Commissioner: GameStop Short Squeeze Not Unlike What We Saw At The Capitol On January 6 Posted By Tim Hains On Date January 29, 2021 #BREAKINGFormer SEC Commissioner Laura Unger compares short squeeze to January 6th at the Capitol pic.twitter.com/H1PCv1ZUk6 — PG Howie (@pghowie3) Former SEC Commissioner Laura Unger spoke Thursday on CNBC about […]

Texas attorney general probes GameStop trade curbs from Robinhood, others

2 Min Read FILE PHOTO: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the U.S. Supreme Court after justices heard arguments in a challenge by 26 states over the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s executive action to defer deportation of certain immigrant children and parents who are in the country illegally in Washington, D.C., U.S. April […]

Robinhood restricts trades in GameStop and other popular stocks – CBS News

Robinhood and other major trading platforms on Thursday restricted trading in GameStop and other popular stocks that have skyrocketed this week and triggered anxiety on Wall Street. The decision sparked fierce backlash from smaller investors and lawmakers, questioning the legality of the restrictions.  In a statement, Robinhood said it was “restricting transactions for certain securities […]

Robinhood restricts GameStop trades, critics call it a ‘travesty’

But brokerages catering to those same people, including Robinhood, Interactive Brokers, TD Ameritrade and others, began restricting users’ ability to trade certain stocks Thursday amid the extreme volatility. Robinhood and Interactive Brokers also raised margin requirements on certain securities, which increases the amount of money an investor using leverage and derivatives is required to have […]

SEC vows to punish ‘abusive activity’ amid GameStop, Robinhood drama – MarketWatch

The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a statement Friday morning that it is “closely monitoring the extreme price volatility of certain stocks trading prices” in recent days and that it stands ready to take aggressive enforcement action if market manipulation is found to have taken place. The statement comes amid great public interest in […]

Robinhood Stops Trading Meme Stocks GameStop, AMC As Reddit Rally Begins To Unravel

Popular online brokerage Robinhood has seemingly barred trading of the meme stocks that sparked the mind-blowing Reddit rally in stocks heavily shorted by Wall Street’s elite. Popular meme stocks are unavailable to trade on the booming retail trading platform. Key Facts As of 9:25 a.m. shares of GameStop, AMC and Nokia–all stocks that have climbed […]