Sales of the dry, sugary rectangles have climbed every year for 3 decades. How have they survived?
The custom of eating 3 meals a day has given way to 6 or more small snacks. 'We're in changing times,' General Mills' CEO says.
Producers are trying to sell smaller packs to a nation of outsized appetites.
Morning bowls of flakes are falling out of favor, so companies are pushing late-night and snack-time eating.
Lee Marshall, who began voicing the cartoon mascot in 1999, battled against esophageal cancer.
From airlines to tobacco to pharma, stocks are seeing rare rallies for no apparent reason.
The sector had a down year compared to the rest of the market, but a handful of companies are set to thrive in the New Year.
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US markets were able to rally hard and largely trim the day's losses. Meanwhile, a bounce in crude oil could be in the offing.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
This Texas family has a substantial income and doesn't splurge on extras but still finds there's little left at the end of the month.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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