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2016-04-21

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef threatened by coral bleaching

One of the greatest natural wonders of the world is at risk from rising water temperatures.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

NewsWatch: The stock market already hit an all-time high, by this measure

Many traders sound angry about the stock market nearing a new record. If you’re part of this unhappy gang, here’s one possible consolation: The S&P already set a record, if you look at a more inclusive version of the index.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Talks between Viacom and Dish not dead yet as two remain optimistic

Viacom Inc.’s channels remained available on satellite provider Dish Network Corp.’s service early Thursday as the companies were continuing carriage-renewal negotiations past a midnight deadline, a Viacom spokesman said.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Capitol Report: Trump says Clinton won’t be indicted | Sanders to stay a Democrat | Kasich’s best month

Donald Trump predicts Hillary Clinton won’t be indicted over her email controversy; Bernie Sanders will remain a Democrat; John Kasich has his best fundraising month; and more.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to 42-year low

Initial jobless claims fell to a 42-year low in the latest week, the Labor Department, said. signaling continued labor market improvement.

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Need to Know: This market already broke out to an all-time high — you just didn’t notice

Many traders sound angry about the stock market nearing a new record. If you’re part of this unhappy gang, here’s one possible consolation: The S&P already set a record, if you look at a more inclusive version of the index.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

OPEC secretary-general says cartel may discuss oil freeze at June meeting

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries could revive talk of freezing oil production along with nonmembers at its next meeting in June, the cartel’s secretary-general said Thursday.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Here are the most toxic real estate markets in America

Environmental disasters not only hurt lives but destroy homeowner wealth.

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The Tell: ECB’s Draghi could be in for a grilling over ‘helicopter money’

With inflation remaining painfully low, speculation has risen the eurozone’s policy makers could get ready to use so-called helicopter money to boost a flagging economy and kick-start inflation.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Why women and graduates of color get lower-paying jobs

When it comes to income, some college majors are treated better than others.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks set to fight for further gains; GM results, ECB meeting ahead

Stock futures looked set to fight to keep pushing at the door of 2016 highs as oil fought to hold to sharp gains the prior session, and a barrage of earnings and an ECB meeting loomed.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The real reason you’re not sleeping

Roughly 70 million Americans suffer from sleep problems — and a new survey uncovers a surprising reason for some of those sleepless nights.

posted 2016/04/21 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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