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Not surprisingly, Americans are still down on the economy, according to the latest CNBC survey, with 93 percent of respondents describing it as poor or fair. But, in light of the Wall Street problems on the front page, there are signs that sentiment has bottomed. Nowhere is that more apparent than the huge jump in expectations that the economy will get on track in the next year.
In an environment where consumer discretionary businesses are getting squeezed, Mark Travis might seem to have come up with a counter-intuitive stock pick. But to the CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, Starbucks makes perfect sense.
Seattle is seeing many of its economic crown jewels take a hit. There's a strike threat at Boeing, Starbucks is trying to recapture the mojo for its joe, Microsoft faces ever new challenges, and WaMu may go from the nation's largest thrift to...?
While it's soon to say how workers will fare at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch, corporate layoffs are likely to top a million for the first time in years. Given the long arm of the credit crunch and the slowing economy, few of us seem protected from layoffs, you might want to prepare for the worse. Here's some tips.
Attention Starbucks shoppers, there’s an early bird special over by the pastry counter. But only for the next 15 minutes, so better hurry! Sound far-fetched? Maybe not.
If you are what you eat, could what you drink signal who you’ll vote for this November? A recent survey found people who get their coffee from Starbucks prefer Barack Obama over John McCain, while McDonald’s coffee drinkers favor McCain over Obama.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of China Precision Steel and Tree.com popped while Lowe's and Starbucks dropped.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on Cal-Maine and eBay.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Medtronic and Reliance Steel popped while Las Vegas Sands and Starbucks dropped.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Apple popped while Union Pacific and U.S. Steel dropped.
Cramer goes one-on-one with McDonald's CEO James Skinner on the Olympics, the U.S dollar and even some advice on how Starbucks can turn itself around.
It’s prime whale watching season as the Street’s biggest money managers submit quarterly filings. What do they know that you don’t?
An investment arm controlled by activist investor Nelson Peltz has dissolved its stake in Starbucks, removing uncertainty as the company restructures and lifting shares nearly 5 percent.
All eyes are on China for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and the US beverage giants are jumping at the chance to be in the spotlight.
Medal Round - Day 2: The US continues to outperform, but India's Sensex has surged forward to second place.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of General Motors and Amazon popped while Newmont Mining and Alpha Natural Resources dropped.
Mark Travis is going to Starbucks. The CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds says it's probably time to take advantage of the coffee titan's recent misfortunes.
For those who follow Starbucks as an economic indicator, here's the latest drip of coffee news beyond the planned store closings. Fake Jane will be voting for Paris Hilton because her energy policy makes a lot of sense.
This coffee giant looks a lot like McDonald's before it turned up, Cramer says.
The Dow returned to a triple-digit decline as disappointing earnings from a trio of components dragged on the index, as did a disappointing jobless-claims report. The Nasdaq, however, got a boost from a bid for ImClone.