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According to a study by the Health division of the RAND Corp., restrictions on the availability of fast food in poorer neighborhoods of Los Angeles "are unlikely to improve the diet of residents or reduce obesity."
For many people who do not have bank accounts, or cannot get a credit card, the pre-paid debit cards are irresistible. But their convenience comes with a catch. The New York Times reports.
Three new stories may offer hope for the class warfare that has run roughshod over our national psyche of late: a Cadbury descendant called Kraft that "American plastic cheese company", Michael Moore's "Capitalism" movie flopped, and the Louvre is opening a McDonald's.
All major U.S. Indexes declined 1.8% or more for the week, logging weekly losses for a 2-straight week. A pullback in Industrials, a worse than expected ISM Manufacturing September reading, and continued weakness in the U.S. jobs data also pushed the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX) up by 11.8% for the week.
On Wednesday, the convenience store chain delivered a petition to Capitol Hill Wednesday with nearly 1.7 million signatures on it, urging Congress to pass legislation from stopping credit cards in charging 'excessive transaction fees.'
I'll start by saying that trying to handicap what city will win the Olympic Games is an idiotic exercise. Not all of the 106 voting IOC vote with rationale and sometimes the winner is a product of the order in which cities get eliminated and how those votes are passed on.
After hours the traders poured over Nike earnings, looking for insights into Wednesday’s market action as well as trading opportunities.
Despite a pull back in the U.S. equity markets last week, the S&P and Nasdaq Composite are having their best September since 1998 so far, while the Dow is on track for its biggest % gain in September since 2007. Even though September ranks as the worst month historically on average for all three indices, the Nasdaq Composite has traded up 12 sessions out of 19 as of Monday's close while the Dow and S&P have finished up 11 days of 19.
With new data showing that consumers are unlikely to help spark growth anytime soon, can the market sustain its recent gains?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Investors slammed Visa and Mastercard on Friday after chatter suggested lawmakers want to see more credit card reforms before the end of the year. What's the trade?
U.S. stocks broke two weeks of consecutive gains to finish in the red Friday. Despite of the pullback this week, all major indices remain on track to finish the quarter up 13% or greater.
The traders are closely watching action in Goldman Sachs after the financial bellwether rolled over and broke below $180.
As we approach another quarter and month end, with just four days to go, the Dow is on track for its best third quarter since 1939, the S&P is on course for its biggest Q3 gains since 1970, and the Nasdaq Composite is having its best Q3 since 1997, based on September 24 closing levels. Will the markets continue to hold on to gains or sell off by the end of the year?
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Get the Mad Money host's opinion on Apple, Google, Visa, Mastercard, Treasurys and more.
The drive for Dow 10,000 hit a bump in the road Monday as investors took a breather, sending stocks down more than half a percent at the open. Stocks remained lower after a report showed leading indicators rose for a fifth straight month.
Starbucks has surged 150 percent since the March low but does it have more room to run? Matthew DiFrisco, restaurant analyst at Oppenheimer & Co. shared his insights.
U.S. stocks rose to fresh 2009 highs this week, as investors continue to bet that an economy recovery might be in place. The Dow Index is once again near the 10,000-mark.
Fashion Week has long been recognized as a hub for the hottest trends. But with the retail sector getting pounded by the economy, has sponsoring the event gone out of style?