Industry critics say responsible social drinkers would be penalized by a proposal to lower the legal limit.
Drinks at low- and high-end restaurants have gotten more expensive as customers try new brands.
Despite central banks' continued easing policy and earnings from 3 of Europe's largest banks beating expectation, US markets are set for a tepid open.
By the bottle or glass, vino is costing more when you dine out -- at both high-end bistros and family-style eateries.
Family Dollar is both upgraded and downgraded, and LinkedIn is initiated with a 'sector perform.'
The stock is a little pricey, but on the right side of the trend.
After a strong 2013, the sector now looks overvalued and is lagging.
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