Google Finance gets a refresh to suit the needs of new retail investors

Google announced a revamp of its Finance product today, making it easier for casual investors to see, organize, and track their stock portfolios. The new interface has a nice new splash of color to better differentiate stocks, but there’s also some functional additions that will genuinely make a difference.

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eToro is spending $1 million to start GoodDollar, a blockchain-based UBI experiment…?

Try to wrap your heads around this one: The eToro cryptocurrency exchange is spending $1 million to launch something called GoodDollar, an open-source blockchain project that — the company hopes — will create some form of globalized universal basic income. To me, at first glance, it reads more like a blockchain-based charity.

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Robinhood faces $10 million SEC fine for not telling you it took money to send your orders elsewhere

Robinhood, if you can use it when it’s not experiencing downtime, is a great way for retail investors to buy and sell stocks. But it seems the company’s rapid growth came with some disclosure oversights that have caught the attention of the SEC. The company could be facing a fine of up to $10 million, according The Wall Street Journal.

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Charles Schwab purportedly has first Westlake, TX novel coronavirus case [Updated]

The novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly across Texas, with more than 30 cases reported statewide as of March 12th. There is yet another case in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex that is yet to be confirmed, if internet reports from those close to the Charles Schwab corporate offices in Westlake, Texas are to be believed.

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