NewsWatch: Inflation is rising and so are investors’ fears about stocks

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Stocks actually are an inflation hedge but the market doesn’t see it that way. See full story.

Texas power disaster may be strongest case yet for renewable energy

Blaming renewables in Texas and elsewhere at a time when they need more, not less, of the nation’s power system to modernize is short-sighted, said energy analysts. See full story.

Bitcoin market value tops $ 1 trillion for first time ever as crypto price soars

The world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency hit a record high on Friday, propelling it to a market value above $ 1 trillion for the first time ever. See full story.

These ETFs can give you high dividend yields with relatively low risk

Covered-call option strategies increase payouts and provide downside protection. See full story.

Big Tech is swallowing the rest of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley’s deepening descent into wealth inequality is particularly stark when comparing Big Tech with the San Francisco Bay Area’s small businesses. See full story.


‘Because my stepson has mental-health issues, my husband thinks we cannot kick him out of the house until he is able to sustain himself.’ See full story.