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2016-04-20

The Wall Street Journal: Mitsubishi admits to cheating in fuel economy tests

Shares fall more than 15% after Mitsubishi Motors says it “conducted testing improperly to present better fuel consumption rates than the actual rates.” More than 600,000 minicars, including some built for Nissan, are affected.

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London Markets: FTSE 100 falls from 2016 high as oil rally stalls

U.K. stocks drop for the first time in three days, as a renewed selloff in oil prices drives a downbeat trading mood.

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Encore: The ‘fiduciary rule’ is a great victory for retirement savers

Department of Labor eliminates most conflicts of interest in investment advice 

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Should all teens be screened for depression?

Emotions run wild during the teenage years, and there is no stopping that.

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Tax Guy: Were your student loans discharged? This is what it means for your taxes

The good news and bad news of having your student loans forgiven.

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How 4/20, the stoner’s holiday, went mainstream

As legalization progresses, a counterculture movement becomes commercialized

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John Prestbo's Indexed Investor: Negative rates got you down? These ‘preferred’ ETFs yield up to 5.9%

U.S. preferred-stock ETFs are attractive when compared with common-stock equity funds and bond funds, says John Prestbo.

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Economic Preview: Here’s why Mario Draghi will backpedal on ECB interest rates

Mario Draghi might need to change his tune on the prospect for additional rate cuts.

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Asia Markets: Shanghai stocks slide 3.6% as China markets tumble

Once the Shanghai benchmark dipped below the 3,000 level, “the market acted like it hit an air pocket,” says one trader, as market watchers hunt for the negative news spurring the move.

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Currencies: Dollar drops against yen as Asian stocks, oil head south

Investors have witnessed rapidly changing risk sentiment since the beginning of the week, when demand for the yen increased as a safe haven after major global oil producers failed to agree to a production freeze Sunday.

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Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Eurozone mess can’t be fixed; it can only be ‘muddled through’

Policy makers don’t believe the eurozone’s problems can be readily fixed, and they think the best that can be done is to just “muddle through” it, writes Darrell Delamaide.

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Futures Movers: Oil prices slide over 2% as Kuwait workers calls off three-day strike

Oil prices fall as Kuwait strike ends and API data shows rising oil supplies.

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