Robinhood says it temporarily curbed buying of some securities as deposit requirement increased ten

Online broker Robinhood, one of the hottest venues in this week’s retail-trading frenzy, said it put temporary buying restrictions on a small number of securities as clearing house-mandated deposit requirements for equities increased ten-fold. “….the required amount we had to deposit with the clearing house was so large – with individual volatile securities accounting for […]

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Want to improve care for breast cancer patients? Listen to what they say on Twitter

Information shared by women with metastatic breast cancer on social media platforms like Twitter may be a timely source of data for policymakers hoping to improve care and outcomes for these patients. UCLA researchers found that participants in a Twitter group chat about metastatic breast cancer identified a number of significant barriers to care, including […]

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Spotify adds 25 million more users, but outlook remains uncertain due to pandemic

Spotify on Wednesday reported subscriber growth for the fourth quarter of 2020 that beat Wall Street expectations. For the three-month period ending December 31,2020, Spotify added 25 million new monthly active users, pushing its total to 345 million – up eight percent consecutively and 27 percent year-over-year. As for premium (paying) subscribers, Spotify added 11 […]

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