Employees Scrambled to Keep Robinhood Afloat in January 2021 Meme-Stock Frenzy, House Report Finds

Employees Scrambled to Keep Robinhood Afloat in January 2021 Meme-Stock Frenzy, House Report Finds

Robinhood Markets struggled to handle huge stock trading volumes and fell out with its biggest client, market maker Citadel Securities, during the week of January 2021 when meme stocks surged, according to a report from the Democratic staff of the House Financial Services Committee. The committee held hearings in February 2021, questioning the chief executives …

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Terror alert raised in Norway after 2 killed, 10 wounded in shooting at nightclub in Oslo

Terror alert raised in Norway after 2 killed, 10 wounded in shooting at nightclub in Oslo

At least two people were killed and 10 injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Oslo, Norway, early Saturday morning, according to Norwegian authorities, prompting officials to lift the terror alert. Flowers are laid at the scene of a shooting in central Oslo, Saturday, June 25, 2022. Norwegian police said they are investigating an …

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The Bidding War for Spirit Airlines Nears Conclusion

The Bidding War for Spirit Airlines Nears Conclusion

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) In February, Frontier Airlines announced plans to acquire Spirit Airlines for $2.9 billion. JetBlue Airways unveiled its rival $3.6 billion cash offer in early April, sparking a bidding war for Spirit between the two carriers that has continued ever since. Either potential combination of merged airlines would become the fifth …

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Prince Charles is said to have been given €3m in Qatari cash | Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales accepted bags containing millions of euros in cash during meetings with a senior Qatari politician, according to a report. Prince Charles is said to have received a total of €3m (£2.6m) in meetings with Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, the former prime minister of Qatar. The money was handed …

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Sydney McLaughlin breaks 400m hurdle record again at U.S. championships

Sydney McLaughlin breaks 400m hurdle record again at U.S. championships

Sydney McLaughlin looks on after breaking the world record in the women’s 400m hurdles final. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) Sydney McLaughlin just keeps getting better. The American track star, who won two gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics, ran the 400-meter hurdles in 51.41 seconds at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships …

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Russia to send Belarus nuclear-capable missiles within months, as G7 leaders gather in Germany | Ukraine

Russia will deliver missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads to Belarus in the coming months, President Vladimir Putin said while receiving Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko. “In the coming months, we will transfer to Belarus the Iskander-M tactical missile systems, which can use ballistic or cruise missiles, in their conventional and nuclear versions,” Putin said in …

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