TALOJA, India/ MOGA, India, June 21- At a McDonald's plant outside Mumbai, 200 workers walk through air dryers and disinfectant pools, then get to work making the day's 25,000 patties from chicken painstakingly sourced in a country with one of the world's worst food safety records. India's tainted water, patchy cold storage network and a retail sector made up of tiny...» Read More
*Bed, Bath& Beyond stumbles after results, outlook. NEW YORK, Jan 9- U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday, after a two-day rally in equities put the S&P 500 back in positive territory for the new year as investors assessed a stronger-than-expected monthly payrolls report. "What we are seeing is a tug of war between the worries about slowing global growth and whether...
WASHINGTON, Jan 9- U.S. wholesale inventories recorded their largest increase in seven months in November and October's stocks were revised higher, suggesting restocking may boost fourth-quarter growth. The Commerce Department said on Friday wholesale inventories rose 0.8 percent, despite an energy price-related decline in the value of petroleum stocks.
MELBOURNE, Jan 9- London copper rose a touch on Friday, but remained near 4-1/ 2 year lows and was set to chalk up a fourth weekly loss on ongoing worries about demand from top consumer China and fragile growth in Europe. *LME copper prices hit a 4-1/ 2 year trough at $6,091.50 a tonne on Wednesday and analysts and traders say they expect prices to slide through the $6,000...
SINGAPORE, Jan 9- Gold was little changed on Friday ahead of a key U.S. jobs report, but the metal was set to post its first weekly gain in four on safe-haven bids amid political uncertainty in Greece. *Spot gold was steady at $1,209.60 an ounce by 0034 GMT, below a three-week high of $1,222.40 reached on Tuesday. *The metal has gained 1.7 percent so far this week, snapping a...
U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation.
A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.
In one of Herbalife's fastest-growing markets, sellers' extraordinary health claims are drawing unwanted attention.
Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.
Gold prices topped $1,675 an ounce, rising along with the euro after the European Central Bank gave no hints on near-term rate cuts.