NewsWatch: Dow 25K! Here’s what it says about the stock market

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The Dow’s latest milestone is likely to attract more attention to what had previously been described as the most-despised bull market in history. See full story.

Trump Today: President sets sights on Dow 30,000 and says Bannon ‘changed his tune’

President Donald Trump suggested the next milestone for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday, said his former chief strategist Steve Bannon had “changed his tune” after making critical comments, and agreed with South Korea’s president to postpone a joint military exercise. See full story.

Marijuana stocks tank on news Trump administration to rescind state protections from pot prosecutions

A strong rally in cannabis-related stocks this week that marked the start of sales of recreational marijuana in California came to a screeching halt Thursday after the U.S. Dept. of Justice threw a spanner in the works. See full story.

Intel security issues don’t scare analysts, even as stock falls again and AMD gains

The major security flaws in chips made by the likes of Intel Corp. made public Tuesday by an IT blog is going to a minimal, if any, effect on Intel’s bottom line—and in fact, might push cloud computing providers to purchase new servers, with new chips, one analyst said. See full story.

How to get a job working with bitcoin

Hiring in the field has spiked 82% in the past three months, according to one estimate. See full story.

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Researchers have exposed a vulnerability in the majority of computer chips consumers use. See full story.