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Silver, GameStop, Amazon, Australian Wine: Investments in the Spotlight

Bloomberg Wealth reviews assets that made a splash this week.

A bottle of Penfolds Grange 2009 vintage, produced by Treasury Wine Estates Ltd.

A bottle of Penfolds Grange 2009 vintage, produced by Treasury Wine Estates Ltd.

Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

After a wild ride, calm returned to the silver market.

Prices surged earlier in the week as retail investors on internet platforms like Reddit targeted the metal, sending it to an eight-year high. This followed a weekend buying binge that saw an increase in demand for physical coins and bars, overwhelming some dealers. Silver mining stocks also rose.