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Chunky smoothie sounds like an oxymoron. Yet Jamba Juice will be turning out just this product in its effort to tap into the breakfast market. The company has found an original way to keep granola bits crunchy while putting them into its yogurt shakes. JMBA's also adding stuffed pockets with fillings and meals-in-a cup that can be eaten with a spoon. Why mess with the traditional smoothie business?
Dow Chemical, Blockbuster, Jamba Juice and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Fears about food safety in the U.S. are once again front and center. Taco Bell (owned by Yum! Brands) says its eight restaurants on Long Island, New York re-opened today following an outbreak of E-Coli bacteria. The company had voluntarily closed the restaurants for a day. Health authorities have not yet determined the cause of the outbreak--which may have sickened as many as 3 dozen people.