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

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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.” See full story.

Walgreens wants to talk weed

National pharmacy chain posts blog on medical marijuana. See full story.

U.S. calls out Asia’s leading exporters, Germany over economic policies

The Obama administration delivers a shot across the bow to Asia’s leading exporters and Germany for their economic policies and warns that a number of major economies around the globe could face intense pressure to engage in currency interventions to counter slow growth. See full story.

John Bogle’s low-cost retirement advice wins out

The government’s decision to make retirement advisors adhere to a fiduciary standard is a huge win for investors. See full story.

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. See full story.

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In 1916, as World War I raged in Europe, Congress wanted to boost U.S. revenues in case America joined the fighting. See full story.

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