Monster Beverage is downgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, and Buckingham initiates airlines.
The effort might not amount to much, but it shows the fast-food chain has a clear interest in upping the competition with Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.
Futures are rising, but amid an otherwise weak year for prices.
The coffee chain is introducing an innovative program in Hong Kong.
Dunkin' Brands announces its first mobile app, one that lets customers pay by phone and text gift certificates.
More fast-food restaurants are staying open later or going 24/7 in an effort to ramp up sales.
Deere is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Home Depot is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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