Investors wince at Mnuchin’s idea of shortening trading hours amid coronavirus fears

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s suggestion on Tuesday that the country’s stock exchanges might shorten their trading hours did not go over well with investors reeling from Wall Street’s worst day in three decades and growing fears about the coronavirus. … Read more…

Stocks in Australia jump beyond 3% as Asia markets seesaw; Philippines suspends trading

Stocks in Asia Pacific were mostly higher in Tuesday afternoon trade as they seesawed after shares on Wall Street plunged to their biggest day drop in more than three decades overnight, and the Philippines shut its markets temporarily. International: Top … Read more…

2.3.20 Zero-commission trading becoming standard; Fake bank email scam; Fixing our loneliness problem

Last year there was the mad rush of discount stockbrokers to cut commissions on various kinds of trades to zero. Nobody’s laughing anymore at the once obscure app Robinhood. Now millions use the app to trade stocks at no commission. … Read more…

Chinese markets drop beyond 7% amid virus fears on first trading day after Lunar New Year holiday

The major indexes in China all fell around 9% each early on Monday’s trading session following their return from an extended holiday amid an ongoing virus outbreak that has taken more than 300 lives in the country. International: Top News … Read more…

Stocks Climb Firmly Into Positive Territory In Morning Trading – U.S. Commentary

After ending yesterday’s volatile session modestly higher, stocks are seeing further upside in morning trading on Wednesday. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory, continuing to recover from Monday’s sell-off. RTT – Top Story BEST DEAL UPDATE: