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Wild Market Ride Lifts Everything From Lumber to Stocks to Bitcoin - WSJ

Rarely have so many assets been up this much at once. The frenzy has extended far beyond conventional markets tracked by Wall Street firms.

Bitcoin Mania Helps Fund’s Returns. But Crypto Push Leads to Downgrade - WSJ

Morningstar said the Emerald Advisers fund was taking on too much cryptocurrency risk.

SPAC Surge Pumps Up Junk-Bond Market - WSJ

Some SPACs are targeting companies with below-investment-grade credit ratings; not since the dot.com-boom two decades ago has stock-market enthusiasm been hot enough to fuel such activity in debt markets.

Behind Bitcoin’s Recent Slide: Imploding Bets and Forced Liquidations - WSJ

The recent drop in the price of bitcoin suggests the digital currency’s yearlong rally might finally be running out of steam.

Stocks Rise. but Decline for the Week - WSJ

Sentiment wavered this week between concerns about new waves of Covid-19 infections around the world and optimism prompted by promising economic data.

Women Step Up Trading in Bitcoin. Other Cryptocurrencies - WSJ

Robinhood says a quarter of trading in bitcoin and other online currencies is done by women. though that level lags behind their trading in stocks and exchange-traded funds.

Stocks Fall on Worries About Capital-Gains Taxes - WSJ

U.S. stocks turned lower on news reports that President Biden is considering nearly doubling capital-gains taxes on the wealthy.

U.S. Treasury Yields Mixed After Jobs Data. Tax Proposal - WSJ

Yields climbed after data showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment fell to a new post-pandemic low.

Corporate Bond Gauge Signals Dwindling Economic Risk - WSJ

A key measure of the perceived risk in low-rated corporate bonds is hovering around its lowest level in more than a decade. highlighting investors’ mounting confidence in the economic outlook.

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