Robinhood’s Revenue From Cryptocurrency Trading Jumps to 41% of Total

The popular zero-commission trading exchange warned in its second-quarter earnings report its reliance on cryptocurrency trading, and on dogecoin in particular, was a potential risk.

Business  ·  18 August 2021

‘Preying on Human Weakness’: Why Investors Are Nervous About Robinhood

Regulatory fears have been a major headwind for Robinhood's IPO. Here's why authorities might crack down.

Opinion  ·  2 August 2021

Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest Scoops Up 1.3M Robinhood Shares on Nasdaq Debut

The New York-based investment manager invests heavily in crypto and blockchain companies.

News  ·  30 July 2021

Robinhood Falls in Trading Debut

Shares of the popular zero-commission trading app opened down as much as 10% on Thursday before closing the day down 8.4%.

Markets  ·  29 July 2021

Robinhood IPO Priced at Lower End of Range, Valued at $32B

The company prices its offering at $38 per share.

News  ·  29 July 2021

Robinhood Reportedly Testing Feature to Protect Crypto Investors From Volatility

The feature was discovered in the code for a beta test version of Robinhood’s iPhone app.

News  ·  27 July 2021

Robinhood Under Investigation for Finra Registration Violation

CEO Vlad Tenev isn’t registered with Finra, new documents show.

Business  ·  27 July 2021

Robinhood Crypto Expects to Pay $30M Fine to NY State Regulatory Body

Robinhood’s S-1 filings reveal its crypto arm is under fire for inadequate cybersecurity and for breaking anti-money laundering laws.

Markets  ·  21 July 2021

How $33B Robinhood Ended Up Being Worth Less Than Coinbase

The stock-trading app will debut in a fast-cooling market, costing it millions in cash and billions in market cap, says our columnist.

Opinion  ·  19 July 2021

A Gamble Inside a Gamble: Robinhood’s Wild Memestock IPO

Robinhood will offer IPO shares to its own users, highlighting the company's dependence on complex, high-risk bets.

News  ·  2 July 2021

Robinhood IPO Filing Shows Dogecoin Trading Drove Big Gains

Some 34% of the trading app's cryptocurrency revenue in the first quarter was attributable to DOGE.

News  ·  1 July 2021

Robinhood’s Planned IPO Faces Delays From SEC Over Crypto Business: Report

The goal now is to list next month ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend.

News  ·  25 June 2021
Court Cases

Massachusetts Judge Rules Robinhood Cannot Block Regulator’s Case

Robinhood was trying to stop an enforcement action alleging the platform encourages inexperienced users to make risky trades without safeguarding limits.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 May 2021

Robinhood to Reveal IPO Filings as Early as Next Week: Report

The filing will give potential investors their first detailed look at the millennial-friendly investment platform’s financials and risks, according to Bloomberg.

News  ·  18 May 2021

Ethereum Classic’s ‘Irrational’ Price Tripling Bears Hallmark of Dogecoin Frenzy

Analysts see speculative fever rather than informed bets on the blockchain’s future technological potential.

Markets  ·  7 May 2021