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Most people want to forget this part of the 1970s. But inflation is back, and investor Peter Boockvar predicts it will be the most widespread in decades. “Monetary policy … is right now impotent in its ability to stimulate economic activity,” the Bleakley Advisory Group chief investment officer told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. Boockvar
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In this article WFC CLNE RIDE The Lordstown Motors Corp. Endurance electric pickup truck sits on stage during an unveiling event in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Matthew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Clean Energy Fuels — Shares of Clean Energy Fuels
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BTIG’s Julian Emanuel believes the Reddit frenzy will play a major role in a deep market sell-off this summer. On CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Monday, Emanuel compared the current backdrop to late January when the mania was firing on all cylinders. Weeks later, wild swings pressured the major indexes as retail investors took profits. “We all
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Nayib Bukele, El Salvador’s president, delivers a speech to Congress at the Legislative Assembly building in San Salvador, El Salvador, on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Photographer: Camilo Freedman/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images MIAMI — El Salvador is looking to introduce legislation that will make it the world’s first sovereign nation
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (from left), U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva and Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland chatting on the first day of the Group of Seven Finance Ministers Meeting at Lancaster House in London on June 4, 2021. Stefan Rousseau | AFP | Getty
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A top investor expects volatility to dominate Wall Street for months. Amanda Agati, PNC Financial’s chief investment officer, lists stretched market valuations, Federal Reserve taper chatter and the end of stimulus checks as troubling forces in the market. “You have to pick and choose your exposures very, very carefully,” Agati said on CNBC’s “Trading Nation”
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R.Tsubin | Moment | Getty Images The Biden administration wants to get tougher on tax cheats — and cryptocurrency is an area of interest. Virtual currencies like bitcoin and ethereum, which are collectively valued around $2 trillion, offer investors a way to shield income from tax authorities. In that way, the crypto economy contributes to
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