McDonald's reported a bigger-than-expected drop in sales for February, with competition and bad weather battering U.S. sales.» Read More
Stock index futures pointed a slightly weaker open Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.
The Dow ended modestly lower with investors worried about the outlook from a raft of companies including General Motors and Goldman Sachs in this harsh environment.
Fewer U.S. customers and venti-sized costs for closing poorly performing stores led to lower sales and profit in the fourth quarter at Starbucks, the company said Monday.
Like anxious relatives in a hospital room, investors have been watching the economy get sicker and sicker with new symptoms surfacing daily.
I hope my McCain election night blogging pulled back the curtain a little on what really happens at these events.
Blogging about staff cuts is particularly prevalent in Silicon Valley, where companies feel pressure to break bad news on their own blogs so that they can better control the message.
The Dow surged higher in an Election Day rally, with investors looking forward to the end of the uncertainty surrounding the long fight for the White House.
Stocks clawed back from five-year lows on Thursday, led by a bounce in energy and health-care stocks...
Dan Gross, senior editor and columnist at Newsweek, says that a country’s number of Starbucks stores inversely correlates with its economic health—the more Starbucks stores, the greater the financial crisis.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
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.