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Macro hedge fund stars enjoy the market volatility

Macro hedge fund stars enjoy the market volatility

Soaring inflation may be putting the frighteners on investors and consumers alike, but one group of traders is taking full advantage. Global macro hedge funds, made famous by the likes of George Soros and Louis Bacon, are enjoying their biggest gains in years as inflation unlocks some of their favourite trades in bond and commodity …

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What Skeptics Get Wrong About Crypto’s Volatility

What Skeptics Get Wrong About Crypto’s Volatility

The past few months have been dark times for the crypto industry. Between April and June, Bitcoin’s value more than halved, from just over $45,000 to around $20,000; other coins have fallen even more. The Terra-UST ecosystem, which paired a crypto coin with one designed to be pegged to the dollar, collapsed in May, wiping …

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Santoli: The volatility of the market’s ‘fear gauge’ is down, sparking some concern on Wall Street

Santoli: The volatility of the market’s ‘fear gauge’ is down, sparking some concern on Wall Street

This is the daily notebook of Mike Santoli, CNBC’s senior markets commentator, with ideas about trends, stocks and market statistics. The indexes are lolling around a narrow range, with low volumes and high anticipation of Friday’s consumer price index data. Entering today, the S & P 500 in two days had gained back last week’s …

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