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  1. Some large company executives have benefitted handsomely from the practice of earning "spring-loaded" stock options that take advantage of non-public information, but the Securities and Exchange Commission plans to put a stop to it, according to a staff bulletin released Monday.
  2. The pros and cons of borrowing to buy stocks
  3. The new strain of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 dubbed omicron and classified a 'variant of concern' by the World Health Organization dominated headlines on the pandemic Monday, although experts stressed that it would take at least a couple of weeks before it can be determined whether it is more transmissible or more lethal than earlier variants.
  4. Oil futures can shake off the omicron-inspired selloff and “overshoot” to the upside, potentially “overshooting” to $150 a barrel in 2023 with OPEC+ “firmly in the driver's seat,” say analysts at J.P. Morgan.
  5. Even a good year for stocks has its share of high-flyers that have turned into losers — or buying opportunities.