President Donald Trump has selected Amy Coney Barrett to succeed the late liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, said a New York Times report on Friday citing unnamed sources close to the process. But the report also said aides have cautioned that Trump sometimes upends his own plans. CNN in a separate report said Trump intends to choose Barrett. The president is slated to announce his pick at 5 p.m. Eastern Time Saturday.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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