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Stock futures rise after Big Tech offers windfall profits

Stock index futures were aiming for a higher start for Wall Street on the last day of July on Friday after Apple and Amazon made windfall profits and Facebook and Alphabet, Google’s parent, beat expectations. However, the lack of progress in Congress on another financial aid bill, the continued increase …

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Silver: the poor man’s gold no more?

Investors have focused on a surge in record gold prices, but silver rose roughly 25% in July, the metal’s second-highest recorded monthly gain, and is still undervalued compared to the yellow metal. “Silver is often called ‘poor man’s gold’ because some of the same factors that drive gold prices up …

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