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*Putin strikes conciliatory tone on Ukraine. NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease concerns about escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings.
More than a dozen food retailers have cited higher costs hurting results last quarter as prices for some staples, like cheese, soar.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin helped ease concerns about escalation in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings reports.
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U.S. stocks pared gains in light volume trading on Monday as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.
Red Robin's "Monster" burger with "bottomless" fries and a "Monster" shake is the fattiest chain meal at 3,540 calories. USAT reports.
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Last year, consumers at bars and restaurants cut back on their orders of alcoholic beverages and that trend continues into 2014. USA TODAY reports.
Steve Carley, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers CEO, weighs in on burger innovation and the impact this winter's weather has had on his business.
The Fed chair's first testimony before Congress is the big event for markets in the week ahead, as traders sift through economic data.
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The "Mad Money" host compares these restaurant stocks.
Three companies offer winning plays on increased consumer spending, Jeff Lick says.
Combining two hot alcohol trends, the casual chain is offering beer cocktails made with MillerCoors products and served in a reusable can.
Jim Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
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Power has been restored to nearly 80 percent of utility customers in the New York City area who were blacked out by Super Storm Sandy, but a nor’easter loomed and that could set back efforts to return to normal.
New Yorkers felt the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday but gasoline shortages persisted in the Northeast and emergency crews struggled to reach the worst-hit areas and restore power to millions of people.
Wall Street and two major airports reopened, and National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims as the Northeast limped into recovery mode Wednesday, two days after being pummeled by epic Hurricane Sandy.