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TODAY's Takeaway: Elton John plans to wed; Tamron gets April fooled

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Michael Lewis claims the stock markets are rigged, Elton John shares his wedding plans and Tamron gets April fooled.

1. Sir Elton John told Matt in an exclusive interview that he and his partner, David Furnish, plan to marry in May.

“I'm very proud of Britain and the laws that we've seen come into existence since we've been together," John said. "So for this legislation to come through is joyous, and we should celebrate it.”

2. We asked TODAY fans for April Fools’ Day prank suggestions on Facebook, and Savannah tried her favorite out on the other anchors. Poor Tamron fell for the toothpaste-filled Oreos.

3. Michael Lewis sat down to talk about his new book, “Flash Boys,” in which he claims that the financial markets are rigged.

“This isn’t Michael Lewis, wandering in, making grand pronouncements,” the best-selling writer told Matt. “I’m following the story of people, actually Wall Street insiders, trying to figure out how this stock market works because they themselves don’t understand.”

4. Jeff Rossen went undercover as a reality show casting director and tried to coax college students into a van as part of an experiment set up by NBC News. The “stranger danger” results were shocking.

5. Do you know how to save at the supermarket? Consumer Reports’ Tod Marks offered Savannah great tips. For starters, the lighting lies.

And that’s TODAY’s Takeaway!

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