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Silver is at a 2-year low, but it’s not gold that will determine what happens next, this analyst says

A tie can feel like a loss if you were in line for a victory. Conversely the draw can be celebrated if you were facing defeat. After a number of sessions when early gains evaporated, traders will be relieved that Thursday saw an initial sharp decline cancelled and the S&P 500 SPX, +0.30% end mildly …

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What history says about September and the stock market after summer bounce runs out of steam

A summer U.S. stock-market rally off lows for the year seen in June shuddered to a halt in August, leaving major indexes with monthly losses as investors braced for the start of a traditionally unpleasant month for equity bulls. Since 1950, September has been the worst performing month of the year for the Dow Jones …

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Crypto crash? It’s ‘just a blip’ says BTCS boss Charles Allen

The crypto winter is upon us, hammering institutional and retail investors alike. In a Barron’s Live webinar on 21 July, Financial News talked to Charles Allen, chief executive of blockchain infrastructure firm BTCS, to discuss the lasting consequences of the crash, the role of regulators, and what’s next for digital assets. This excerpt has been edited for clarity and …

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Bed Bath & Beyond stock rockets a day ahead of ‘strategic update’

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. soared Monday, as meme-stock investors expressed optimism a day ahead of the home goods retailer’s strategic update. The stock rocketed 27.4% in afternoon trading, while the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.16% slipped less than 0.1%. On Friday, the stock had climbed 5.9% while the S&P 500 tumbled 3.4%, …

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