NewsWatch: 2015’s volatile first quarter explained in 7 charts

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Your New Year’s resolutions are long forgotten, but you can’t forget about your portfolio. As the first quarter comes to a close here’s how major markets fared. See full story.

Apple’s stock defies the odds with a March selloff

Apple Inc.’s stock has defied recent history, upbeat analyst sentiment and inclusion in the Dow Jones Industrial Average by falling 2.7% in March. See full story.

Elon Musk tweets, Tesla shares leap

Elon Musk’s billion-dollar tweet is just the latest in a series that have boosted Tesla’s shares. See full story.

Europe ditches Ukraine as it seeks to save Greece

The European Union is all but handing over the former Soviet republic to Vladimir Putin’s Russia, says George Soros. See full story.

Just 1.6% of ESPN brackets correctly predicted the Final Four

Of the 11.57 million brackets entered on ESPN’s website, 182,709 predicted — or guessed — Kentucky, Duke, Wisconsin and Michigan State would be left competing for the last spot in the big dance. See full story.

MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

China, where driving a Buick and drinking a PBR are signs you’ve made it. See full story.

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