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  • Fast-food stocks such as McDonald’s and Yum Brands are trading at all-time highs, so should investors get bullish on the sector? David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, discussed his outlook.

  • Credit card and cash

    Wary of the economy, shoppers are increasingly shying away from credit cards, opting to use cash, checks or debit cards rather than to "pay later" on a credit card. A new study released by Javelin Strategy & Research has found that only 56 percent of consumers have used a credit card in the past month, a dramatic decrease from 87 percent in the same period in 2007.

  • Was Tuesday's decline a sign that investors fear more weakness? Or was it just a referendum that investors still think stocks are stuck in a range?

  • Stocks closed lower Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 ended a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading. Amex sank, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks fell Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 were on pace to end a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading.  Amex, AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • Burger King

    Burger King is introducing nine new breakfast items including blueberry biscuits and pancake platters to broaden its breakfast menu.

  • Cramer explains the little-known mechanics of these popular deals.

  • The Dow and S&P snap a 3-week losing streak as both benchmarks managed their best first trading week of September since 1982 and all ten main sectors of the S&P rose for the week, with four up by more than 4% led by Financials.

  • Stocks were heading to the best results for a week before Labor day since 2006 after a series of economic reports gave investors reason to think the U.S. economy is beginning to turn around.  JP Morgan rose and McDonald's fell.

  • Stocks held gains after investors digested August jobs data that was largely better than expected, but still offered reason for concern, and news that service sector activity grew less than forecast. Verizon and AT&T fell,  Caterpillar rose.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Wall Street investors are desperate for signs to confirm the recent rally. Should the action in copper give you new confidence in the market?

  • Is sideways market a negative sign ahead of the jobs report? Or is it bullish that we're holding gains?

  • Burger King

    Burger King Holdings, the nation's perennially No. 2 hamburger chain, said Thursday that it is selling itself to little-known private equity firm 3G Capital in a deal valued at $3.26 billion.

  • Stocks were mixed after opening higher Thursday, following a handful of positive economic reports. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his outlook.

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    Consumer spending in the US has turned into a tale of two cities in 2010, with an entire segment of consumers splurging while another segment spends only on bare necessities. The FT reports.

  • Stocks rebounded heading into the final hour of trading Wednesday, threatening to snap a four-day losing streak. The Dow was higher, finding firmer footing above 10,000.

  • The S&P is now trading at its lowest level in seven weeks. When will the selling stop?

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • The two tech titans facing key tests on the charts and the traders breakdown their best plays.