Texas Launches Probe Into Online Brokers’ Halt of GameStop Trading

Regulators stepped into the frenzied rally of shares in video game retailer GameStop on Friday, with Texas launching a civil investigation into stock brokerage app Robinhood and hedge fund Citadel over a halt in the buying of shares while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hinted at launching its own investigation.

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Texas Asks High Court to Block Election Results in Four States

The Republican attorney general of Texas on Tuesday asked the nation’s highest court to block the results of the November election in four key states where voters chose Democrat Joe Biden as their next president, claiming the states exploited the Covid-19 pandemic to skew results.

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