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These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

Short selling is a trading technique that gets especially popular during bear markets in stocks. Short selling — or betting on a decline in prices — can come to the fore if investors suspect a company is entering a difficult period, during a period of stress on financial markets, or when a group of traders …

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Ray Dalio says watch out for rates reaching this level, because Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

Ray Dalio says watch out for rates reaching this level, because Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

After that CPI shock earlier in the week, Wall Street is bracing for a fresh batch of data including retail sales, on Thursday, with a deepening yield curve inversion between 2- and 10-year bonds giving off ever gloomier economic signals. There’s good news though, as a disastrous rail strike may be averted. There’s no cheering …

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Soaring electricity bills are the latest inflation flashpoint

Soaring electricity bills are the latest inflation flashpoint

Vehicles drive past a sign on the 110 Freeway warning of extreme heat and urging energy conservation during a heat wave in downtown Los Angeles on Sept. 2. Soaring electricity bills are pinching many household budgets across the country even as gasoline prices have come down. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle …

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China deploys cloud-seeding planes and cuts electricity use as record heatwave takes toll

China is scrambling to alleviate power shortages and bring more water to the drought-hit basin of the Yangtze river as it battles a record-breaking heatwave by seeding clouds, deploying relief funds and developing new sources of supply. For more than two months, baking temperatures have disrupted crop growth, threatened livestock and forced industries in the …

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GE Is Building the Electricity Grid of the Future. Here’s What We Found on a Tour.

GE Is Building the Electricity Grid of the Future. Here’s What We Found on a Tour.

Text size GE wants to be a player in the electricity grid of the future. That will benefit its coming Vernova business. Brandon Bell/Getty Images NISKAYUNA, N. Y–In General Electric ’s sprawling research center here, you will find two Nobel Prizes won by GE scientists, Thomas Edison’s desk, and current research that could help create …

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One Medical users vow to cancel memberships over $3.9 billion Amazon deal

One Medical users vow to cancel memberships over $3.9 billion Amazon deal

Subscribers to the health care app One Medical vowed to cancel their memberships on Friday after it was announced that the startup dubbed “the Netflix of primary care” would be bought by Amazon for $3.9 billion. See: Amazon’s One Medical acquisition sparks data privacy backlash: ‘What could go wrong?’ Angry One Medical ONEM, -0.58% subscribers …

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Utilities offer incentives to reduce energy use amid heat wave

Utilities offer incentives to reduce energy use amid heat wave

As the heat wave drags on in New Hampshire, so do concerns about energy costs, especially during peak hours of use.Utility officials said electricity demand peaks from 4-7 p.m., when people get home from work and crank up their air conditioners. They said there are ways to save money and ease the stress on the …

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These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30%

These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30%

During times of uncertainty, it can help to look at what happened during other down cycles for stocks. True, we don’t know when the stock market will hit bottom during this cycle, or if it already has. But you might want to tilt toward a sector that has fared well during previous downturns. You might …

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Rhode Island sets fastest timeline of any US state to reach 100% renewable electricity [update]

Rhode Island sets fastest timeline of any US state to reach 100% renewable electricity [update]

Rhode Island has passed a law requiring all of the state’s electricity to be offset by renewable energy by 2033 – the fastest timeline of any state in the US. July 1 update: Governor Daniel McKee (D-RI) has now signed historic legislation into law that will require all of the state’s electricity to be offset …

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Strategist who nailed the recent S&P 500 top says three things are needed for a market bottom

Strategist who nailed the recent S&P 500 top says three things are needed for a market bottom

Wariness is in order after the S&P 500’s bear-market finish and a potential 75 basis-point Fed hike just one day away. Gains for stock futures and a potential bounce are fading fast. Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson, who can count some wins after pounding the table this year over a gloomy stock setup, told clients on Sunday that …

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