• Okta, Silicon Motion rise; Apogee, Constellation fall

    4 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday:
    Okta Inc., up $15.92 to $238.48.
    The cloud computing company gave investors an encouraging update on its operations and plans for growth.
    Silicon Motion Technology Corp., up $4.33 to $69.17.
    The supplier of components to the chip industry gave investors a surprisingly good update on its first-quarter revenue.
    CommScope Holding Co. up 93 cents to $16.35.
    The wireless and broadband network technology company will spin off its home networks business.
    GameStop Corp., down $7.71 to $170.26.
    The video game retailer...
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  • 15% of retail investors got their start during the pandemic, Schwab says

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    In this Feb. 16, 2021 file photo, pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stocks are off to a weak start on Wall Street, Tuesday, March 30, as drops in Big Tech companies outweigh gains in banks and elsewhere. Traders were monitoring another increase in Treasury yields, which tend to hurt richly valued tech companies.
    AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
    A Charles Schwab survey revealed that 15% of US retail investors began investing in 2020.
    The survey also debunked the notion that new entrants are mostly young and aggressive.
    Schwab calls this recent addition Generation Investor...
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