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Tesla short sellers, caught on the wrong end of a $38 billion hit in 2020, suffered “the largest yearly mark-to-market loss” Ihor Dusaniwsky of S3 Partners has ever seen. One of those under water on that trade: Michael Burry of “The Big Short.” See full story.

‘Prepare to lose all your money’ — regulator’s blunt warning on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

The U.K.’s financial regulator on Monday issued a very blunt warning about the rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
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Fundstrat’s Lee says new stock-market investment theme is ‘violence in America’

The past 12 months in the U.S. has been particularly tumultuous, framed by the COVID-19 pandemic and marked by a number of episodes of civil unrest on the grounds of inequality and politics, and that turmoil is something investors should bank on for the longer term, according to at least one strategist.
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These 5 misconceptions about the far right obscure their true danger

Far-right extremists are more than white supremacists, and they pose a dire threat to the U.S. See full story.

Are you in retirement hell?

Suddenly, the life of leisure you dreamed about is empty and meaningless. Here’s how to escape. See full story.

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If you’re booking a trip, read the fine print on the cancellation policy. See full story.

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