Tag: Robinhood

Bitcoin Regulation
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Blockchain and the City: New York State as a “Tough” Model of Crypto Regulation

Brian Evans - Feb 21, 2019

Will New York remain the financial capital when all finance goes blockchain?

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Forbes ‘2019 Fintech 50’ Lists About Half as Many Blockchain Companies as 2018 Edition

Brian Evans - Feb 05, 2019

Little over half as many blockchain companies as in the previous year are featured on the Forbes “Fintech 50” list for 2019

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Empire State of Mind: Robinhood Wins New York’s Coveted BitLicense, Will Now Serve Crypto Traders

Brian Evans - Jan 24, 2019

By CCN.com: Today, Robinhood and LibertyX gained approval to work in virtual currencies in New York. Robinhood is a stock trading app that recently created some controversy…

FinTech News
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Robinhood Makes Hiring Efforts Ahead of UK Expansion

Brian Evans - Jan 12, 2019

According to a report by Techcrunch, Robinhood, the zero fee trading company based in the United States, is making plans to open an office in London and…

American Bankers Association
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Bankers Raise Concerns Over Robinhood’s New Saving Accounts

Brian Evans - Dec 19, 2018

Robinhood launched its 3% interest “checking and savings” accounts last week. With 3% well over the average rate offered by conventional banks and some key differentials in…

FinTech News
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Robinhood Didn’t Consult Regulators on New Checking & Savings Account Products

Brian Evans - Dec 14, 2018

Robinhood, the crypto-friendly stock trading application, recently launched a plan to offer checking and savings accounts. The accounts have a minimum 3% interest. It is part of…

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Pro-Crypto Fintechs Robinhood & Revolut Aim to Replace Bitcoin-Hostile Banks

Brian Evans - Dec 14, 2018

Earlier today, two of the world’s hottest fintech startups, the US-based Robinhood and the UK-headquartered Revolut, separately announced new product offerings that could greatly benefit the crypto…

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Pro-Crypto Trading App Robinhood Launches Checkings & Savings Accounts

Brian Evans - Dec 13, 2018

Menlo Park-based Robinhood has launched savings and checking accounts for its US customers, according to a company blog post. The new accounts would follow the similar trend that…

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The Last Frontier: Robinhood’s Commission-Free Crypto Trading Goes to Alaska

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

Trading app Robinhood has rolled out its commission-free cryptocurrency trading services to yet another state in the U.S. In a tweeted statement, the financial services firm disclosed…

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Dogecoin Price Watch: Currency Outperforming Most Other Altcoins

Brian Evans - Sep 15, 2018

At press time, Dogecoin – the currency that started out as a joke and uses a cute little Shiba Inu as its mascot – is trading for…