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2016-05-01

NewsWatch: From Pocahontas to Tubman: Watch U.S. currency transform over the years

The move to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill has sparked plenty of backlash, but change is nothing new when it comes to currency. Just take a look at these animated images showing U.S. bills all the way back…

posted 2016/05/01 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Iraq protesters pull back from Green Zone, but warn they may be back

Iraqi protesters announced their withdrawal from Baghdad’s International Zone on Sunday night but said they would return if their demands for government reform weren’t met swiftly, one day after hundreds stormed the country’s parliament.

posted 2016/05/01 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Obama plays press and politics for laughs at final correspondents dinner

President Barack Obama used his final appearance at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner to chide the press for its flood-the-zone coverage of Donald Trump and to mock the celebrity-studded dinner itself.

posted 2016/05/01 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Capitol Report: Trump enjoys 15-point advantage over Cruz in Indiana: Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Marist Poll

Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead in the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, and a majority of GOP voters disapprove of the effort by underdogs Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich to coordinate a strategy to block him

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NewsWatch: Looking for high income? These 23 dividend stocks provide it

The dividend yields are as high as 6.5%, and the companies generate enough cash to increase payouts, says Phil van Doorn.

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Economic Preview: If the economy springs back, jobs and auto sales will lead the way

Spring tidings? The economy needs a shot in the arm from auto sales and hiring figures for April after a string of bad news.

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Capitol Report: Malia Obama makes college choice: Harvard

Malia Obama, the elder daughter of the president and first lady, has reportedly chosen a college: Harvard.

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NewsWatch: Looking for high income? These 23 dividend stocks provide it

The dividend yields are as high as 6.5%, and the companies generate enough cash to increase payouts, says Phil van Doorn.

posted 2016/05/01 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

China manufacturing PMI unexpectedly slips as stimulus fades

China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers index, a key gauge of factory activity, fell to 50.1 in April from 50.2 in March.

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2016-04-30

The New York Post: Leicester City’s Cinderella story can find its happy ending as soon as Sunday at Manchester United

Leicester City, pegged by many “experts” for relegation before the season began and a 5,000-1 shot to win league, is just one win away from clinching its first top-flight title.

posted 2016/04/30 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Hoosier State increasingly looks like Ted Cruz’s last stand

Sen. Ted Cruz, in a last-ditch effort to derail Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, is trying to marshal support from governors, former rivals and other anti-Trump Republicans in advance of the make-or-break primary Tuesday in Indiana.

posted 2016/04/30 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

NewsWatch: Live blog recap: Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger field questions at Berkshire meeting

Read the recap of our live blog of the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, where Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger fielded questions from shareholders, analysts and journalists in an event that's come to be known as "Woodstock for Capitalists."

posted 2016/04/30 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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