Market turmoil has investors running for a place to hide, but for one technician the choice is obvious: consumer discretionary.» Read More
Customers in Chicago, Los Angeles and parts of New York can order other items from the convenience store chain, including chicken wings, cold medicine and paper towels. Stores in Washington D.C. and Boston will offer delivery in the coming months, the companies said, and more cities are planned. McDonald's, Chipotle and Starbucks are working with delivery company...
NEW YORK— Forget the Big Mac attack. This week, Arby's introduced a lineup of sliders, with the miniature versions of its regular sandwiches costing less than $2 each. Taco Bell is promoting its "Dare Devil Loaded Grillers," which are smaller burritos for about a buck.
Eight big-name companies from the S&P 500 are currently trading at or near record highs, but should you sell the rip?
NEW YORK— Doubts about China have rattled investors' nerves this summer. In a recent interview, Pride laid out his views on changes in China, the appeal of that country's growing middle class, and the U.S. market's performance this year. Q: There has been plenty of news this year-- Greece, China, plunging oil prices-- but the Standard& Poor's 500 index is nearly where it...
The troubles surrounding Subway's spokesman Jared Fogle couldn't have come at a worse time, USAT reports.
Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte drinkers will have to wait longer this year to get their first sip of the popular drink.
McDonald's just got some good news. It is the top choice for 'Breakfastarians,' who crave breakfast food at any hour, according to a new survey.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sandwich chain Subway was diners' second choice for anytime breakfast with 34 percent, followed by DineEquity Inc's IHOP at 32 percent, Burger King with 27 percent and Starbucks Corp at 26 percent. Denny's Corp and Dunkin' Donuts were tied with 25 percent each and Wendy's Co got 23 percent, while KFC and Chick-fil-A rounded out the top 10 with 22 percent apiece.
Starbucks and Panera Bread have some big news for fans of their Pumpkin Spice Lattes.
After several years of testing, Starbucks is accelerating its effort to sell wine and craft beer in its U.S. stores, USA Today reports.
Whether you're heading back to school or saving for your child, your employer may be a great untapped source of college aid.
The “Mad money” host Jim Cramer on why China poses an especially big threat to this stock right now.
Jim Cramer speaks with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on working with competition to hire disenfranchised youth in the U.S.
A look at those actors, musicians and sports stars that have made smart investments in high-profile start-ups that have really paid off.
The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.
*Atom set to become Britain's first digital-only bank. DURHAM, England, Aug 12- Atom Bank's mobile banking app is so commercially sensitive that its developers won't even allow it to be demonstrated. The bank, whose founder believes can transform consumer banking in Britain, is in the final stages of preparation before launching its first products later this...
Cuba needs infrastructure investment of all kinds, but Google is discovering that Internet connectivity there is by far the most politically thorny.
He has been selling shares of materials companies like Alcoa Inc and moving into shares of Apple Inc, which have been hurt lately by concerns about spending in China. Like Kern, other portfolio managers say that they are buying shares of U.S. and European companies that benefit from consumer spending in China despite an economic slowdown that has seen the...
When the Chinese market tanks, some big names on Wall Street get hit, too.