These blue chips are cruising on price momentum and seasonal strength.
From airlines to tobacco to pharma, stocks are seeing rare rallies for no apparent reason.
The chain is suffering a backlash as diners continue to worry about the practices of chicken suppliers. Investors are getting restless.
General Mills and other food companies are going on the offensive, hoping to change consumer perceptions about products in the freezer aisle.
While the cereal and snack food stock does offer a strong yield at 2.9%, I still consider this a stale pick.
The word itself appeals to consumers, but it has no clear meaning and opens producers to lawsuits challenging the claim.
Investors are punishing and rewarding stocks, sometimes without much reasoning other than the central bank's decision not to taper.
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