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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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King dollar dominating gold, silver, but precious metals are ripe for a short squeeze

King dollar dominating gold, silver, but precious metals are ripe for a short squeeze

Editor’s Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) – The U.S. dollar continues to dominate gold and silver as a 20-year high last week prompted hedge funds …

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Bullish sentiment points to a limited short squeeze for gold prices, not a new breakout

Bullish sentiment points to a limited short squeeze for gold prices, not a new breakout

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Video: Why World War II German warships revealed by drought have locals worried

Water is in short supply. Markets should pay attention

Markets are taking note. The S&P Global Water Index, which tracks 50 companies from around the world that are involved in water utilities, infrastructure, equipment and materials, has outperformed the S&P Global Broad Market Index by more than 3 percentage points per year since its beginning in late 2001. So far this year, the Global …

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Mr. Big Short Michael Burry Makes a Shocking Decision

Mr. Big Short Michael Burry Makes a Shocking Decision

It’s a puzzling decision that will shock more than one investor.  But Michael Burry is accustomed to blows of brilliance. The emblematic financier, known for having bet on the collapse of subprime mortgages before the 2008 crisis, likes to go against the general trend on Wall Street. For the past few days, the man whose …

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Opinion | Designed to compete with China, the Chips bill falls short

Opinion | Designed to compete with China, the Chips bill falls short

Placeholder while article actions load After two years of work, Congress finally passed a bill to give $77 billion to the semiconductor industry and authorize (but not actually fund) hundreds of billions more in domestic research and development. The bill, while not perfect, is on the whole a wise investment. But when it comes to …

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In Detroit, the chip shortage has left the city eerily short of cars

In Detroit, the chip shortage has left the city eerily short of cars

The worst crisis for automakers in 50 years has left dealerships with little to sell as prices soar for consumers July 23, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT GM trucks parked at the former site of the Palace of Auburn Hills outside Detroit. The trucks are awaiting missing computer chips. (Brian Day/For The Washington Post) Comment …

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