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Coffee wars: McDonald's, Dunkin' fight on price

In the market for people buying a cup of coffee outside their home, it’s essentially Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and everyone else.

While McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) and Dunkin’ Brands’ (NASDAQ: DNKN) Dunkin’ Donuts both now sell premium espresso-based beverages along with other fancy coffee drinks, people don’t view those brands the way they see Starbucks.....More>>>

McDonald’s, Nike Push DJIA Higher Friday

July 7, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Friday buoyed by a better-than-expected jobs report. The tech and consumer discretionary sectors led the gainers while the energy and telecom sectors were the laggards. WTI crude oil for August delivery settled at $44.23 a barrel, down 2.8% on the day and down 3.9% for the week following another increase in the oil and gas rig counts. August....More>>>

DuPont, McDonald’s Push DJIA Higher Wednesday

May 24, 2017: Markets opened higher again Wednesday and while equities have stayed in the green all day, they have not strayed for from the break-even line. The energy and telecom sectors traded in the red while materials and real estate were the best performing sector. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $51.36 a barrel, down 0.2%. June gold also dipped 0.2% for the day to settle....More>>>

Starbucks For The Long Term

In the early 1970s the “Nifty 50” were all the rage – growth stocks like International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Xerox (NYSE:XRX) General Electric (NYSE:GE), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), Sears Roebuck (NASDAQ:SHLD), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Polaroid and Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK), to name a few. In 1973-1974....More>>>

Intel, Verizon Sink DJIA on Friday

April 28, 2017: Markets opened mixed on Friday following a weak report on first-quarter GDP growth (up 0.7%). Even the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite couldn’t hold on to an early gain and trailed southward all day. Tech and energy were Friday’s best sectors while telecom and financials led the losers. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled at $49.33 a barrel, up 0.7% on the day....More>>>