LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long period of record-low rates on home loans could soon be over. Long-term bond yields, which can influence interest rates on mortgages and other consumer loans, are climbing this month amid expectations of higher U.S. government spending on pandemic relief and an economy recovery as […]

Short selling allows investors to bet against a company by borrowing and selling its shares. This causes the stock to underperform, but it can also trigger explosive growth because of something called a “short squeeze” — which happens when a growth catalyst makes shares quickly rise, forcing short-sellers to cut […]