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    Sales of energy drinks in the United States have grown to $19 billion from $12 billion over the past five years.
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    Energy Drinks Are Surging. So Are Their Caffeine Levels.

    More companies are pushing low-calorie, sugar-free beverages they say are healthy. Some servings have nearly the same level of caffeine as a six-pack of Coca-Cola.


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    Signet Jewelers, owner of the chains Kay Jewelers and Zales, lowered its forecasts for sales this year, blaming a drop in engagements that stemmed from Covid lockdowns in 2020.
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    What All the Single Ladies (and Men) Say About the Economy

    A major jeweler claims the pandemic may have prevented people from meeting their future fiancés, cutting demand for engagement rings. Inflation and anxiety among shoppers haven’t helped.

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    The founders of Three Arrow Capital: Su Zhu, left, in Singapore and Kyle Davies in Barcelona, Spain.
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    Their Crypto Company Collapsed. They Went to Bali.

    The implosion of Three Arrows Capital, a cryptocurrency hedge fund, devastated the industry. Its two founders spent the next year surfing, meditating and traveling the world.