Why Gold and Bitcoin Are Hitting Record Highs-but Won't Stay There Long 

The "the king of agita" are getting a boost from increasing global uncertainty.

The Believers Who Rode Bitcoin to a Record High-and the Ones Who Missed Out 

Wild fluctuations in the price of bitcoin have left some celebrating windfalls and others kicking themselves for bailing on it.

Germany's Exports Jump, Top Forecasts 

Germany's trade surplus widened in January, with exports rising 6.3%, indicating demand for the country's goods could be recovering.

U.K. weighs plans to cut its record tax burden 

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt is weighing up plans to cut national insurance

The Blacklisted Component That's Disrupting the Luxury-Car Market 

A transformer from a Chinese supplier recently banned over links to forced labor is delaying imports of Porsche and other cars into the U.S.

Bitcoin Could Be a Smart Play in Tumultuous Times 

MicroStrategy, a technology company that owns some 193,000 Bitcoin, has a volatile trading record. Here's an options strategy to profit from it.

Chevron Plant Closures Show Clean Fuel's Tough Economics 

The biodiesel business has been hurt by falling prices for government-controlled credits.

Australia's Economy Continues to Slow as Rates, Costs Crush Confidence 

The data added to concern that a hard landing is coming.

South Korea Inflation Reaccelerates, Backing BOK's Hawkish Stance 

The consumer-price index rises 3.1%, above expectations for a 3.0% rate.

Platinum Market Set for Further Deficits as Demand Rises 

Platinum is forecast to be in a market deficit of 418,000 ounces in 2024, as mine supplies are stretched and recycling declines.

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03-06-24 0515ET