NewsWatch: What Harry said, the queen’s greens and Lady Di’s flowers: The very best moments from a royal wedding for the ages

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Saturday’s marriage of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle was chocked full of moments that made it a wedding few will soon forget. See full story. All the ways you can mess up your 401(k) — even if you max out your contributions If you care about maximizing your retirement, avoid […]

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Justify wins 2018 Preakness, aims to become just second undefeated Triple Crown winner

Kentucky Derby winner Justify, sent off as the 1-2 favorite, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, running his unbeaten streak to five races and setting up a historic shot at horse racing’s Triple Crown when he competes in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks. Justify will seek to become only the second undefeated Triple Crown […]

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More people demand gluten-free superfoods with probiotics—for their pets

The slow food movement has trickled down the food chain. Kimberly Gauthier, a dog owner in Marysville, Wash., is so committed to a natural diet for her pups that she now shuns store-bought food altogether in favor of a method called “raw feeding,” which she chronicles on her blog. To make breakfast for her four […]

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CryptoWatch: A recent shift in Uranus may mean big things for cryptocurrencies

The stars are aligning for big gains in bitcoin, astrologers claim, and some investors are actually following that out-of-this-world advice. When Chicago-based investor Marcus Thomas first heard about cryptocurrency in 2017, he was skeptical. “I couldn’t understand how something digital could have any value like the dollar, gold or silver,” he said. But he has […]

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Fewer Americans are putting off weddings and kids because of money

More Americans are pushing aside their money worries to live their lives. More than one-third of Americans (35%) delayed a major life decision in the last year because of finances, but that’s a drop from the 51% who did so in 2015, according to a new survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. […]

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Market Snapshot: The strong dollar is a stock-market drag and poses a threat to earnings growth

The U.S. dollar has been on a nearly unstoppable uptrend since the start of the second quarter, rising in tandem with government bond yields, while equities got the short end of the stick. Now, investors wonder whether a buoyant buck will derail earnings growth. Since the beginning of April, the ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, […]

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The Wall Street Journal: Starbucks standardizes policy toward nonpaying patrons — including restroom use

Starbucks Corp. said Saturday it is creating an official policy that allows all guests to use its cafes, including its restrooms, whether or not they make a purchase. The policy comes a month after a Philadelphia manager called the police in April about two black men who asked to use the bathroom without purchasing anything […]

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Texas school shooting suspect said to have spared certain students because he wanted his story told

SANTA FE, Texas — The 17-year-old suspected of killing 10 people and wounding 10 others after opening fire on a high-school art class told police he spared students he liked during the rampage, according to court documents released late Friday. The suspect, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a former high-school football player who is in custody, admitted to […]

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The New York Post: Meghan Markle’s convalescing dad on royal wedding: Wish I were there

N.Y. Post/MEGA/Getty Thomas Markle, was continuing to recover after treatment for a heart ailment as his daughter, Meghan Markle, wed Prince Harry on Saturday. After backing out of daughter Meghan Markle‘s royal nuptials to Prince Harry, Thomas Markle spoke out Saturday as he watched the wedding from afar. “My baby looks beautiful and she looks […]

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The Margin: What Harry said, the queen’s greens and Lady Di’s flowers: The very best moments from a royal wedding for the ages

No doubt Princess Diana would have gotten a kick out of the wedding of her younger son, Harry, to the American actress Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle on Saturday. It was one for the ages. Was the queen amused? One is not sure. Still, the royal wedding day has rolled on, completely taking over social […]

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