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Rising Covid Cases Put the Recovery at Risk

Worries that the economic recovery could be derailed briefly rattled investors. The test will be if people’s behavior changes in the face of rising cases.

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Rent Prices Are About to Run Up, and Inflation Is About to Get Stickier

When the federal eviction moratorium expires at the end of July, it is likely to stoke rent inflation—which had been running hot before the pandemic.

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The Fed Is Making an Overheated Housing Market Worse

The central bank’s unneeded bond buying is heating up already red-hot demand for homes.

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Landmark Infrastructure, CVRx See Activist Action

Verde Investments made a bid to acquire land-management REIT Landmark Infrastructure. New Enterprise Associates disclosed a large stake in medical-device maker CVRx.

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Slack Acquisition Bolsters Allure of Salesforce Stock

Also, Wall Street opinions on CSX, M&T Bank, Danaher, Electronic Arts, and Banner.

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Snap and Twitter Earnings Push Big-Tech Stocks To Records

Alphabet and Facebook hit intraday records on Friday after strong revenue growth from other digital-ad companies surprised.

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Duke Energy’s Standoff With Activist Elliott Management Heats Up

Elliott Management revealed a large stake in Duke Energy two months ago, but the utility hasn’t been receptive to the hedge fund’s proposals. This likely won’t change anytime soon.

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Netflix Opens a New Front in the Streaming War. How Games Can Boost the Stock.

The new initiative could have ramifications not just for nascent gaming streamers, like Apple, Amazon, and Google, but also for core video rivals.

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Bought Up More SentinelOne Stock

Daniel Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point bought more shares of cybersecurity firm SentinelOne even after the stock’s successful initial public offering.

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Intel Finds Out Margins Matter. The Stock Drops.

The chip maker posted strong earnings and an overall bullish outlook, but forecast a lower gross margin for the third-quarter.

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The Robinhood IPO Is Coming Soon. Steer Clear.

Growth has been explosive, but its numbers don’t justify a high stock valuation.

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The 100 Best Annuities for Today’s Market

Higher inflation, higher taxes, and lower bond yields have retirees justifiably worried about income. Annuities can help—if you choose well.

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7 Companies Open for Trading. Here's How They Did.

The IPO tidal wave continued, but several of Friday's offerings had dropped below their offer prices.

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Dow Closes Above 35,000 as Stocks Extend Rally

After their biggest drop in months on Monday, all three major indexes ended the week at new highs.

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Microsoft Stock Soars to a New High. Earnings Come Tuesday.

Microsoft is due to report fiscal-fourth-quarter results on Tuesday. Analysts are predicting big things for the stock.

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Sotheby’s ‘Olympic Collection’—Including a Muhammad Ali NFT—Opens for Bidding

The online sale, running through Aug. 3, will feature 64 items related to the Olympic Games

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The New Thing in Batteries Isn't for EVs. Think Wind Power.

Form Energy unveiled technology it says could drive down the cost of storing electricity generator by environmentally friendly but intermittent sources.

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Saab Stories at the 2021 Owners’ Convention

Club members gain cachet by actually driving their cars from the bankrupt Swedish company. Old Saabs are appreciating dramatically.

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Week's Best: Wells Fargo Advisors Exit

Here’s our roundup of the week’s most-read stories at Barron’s Advisor.

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Honeywell Earnings Beat Expectations Again. Why Its Stock Is Dropping.

The industrial giant reported solid second-quarter results, beating expectations and raising full-year guidance.