A state anti-soda ad used an altered image of the child to make her look obese. One critic calls it a 'public hate message.'
Stocks dropped sharply around noon -- coinciding with forex and bond market fluctuations -- but have recovered since then.
Yes, prices are high in some areas, but that rarely means what some pundits are warning about. They just want to make a name for themselves -- not to help people.
By using a limited list of people's names for its Share A Coke campaign, the company has done itself more harm than good.
If the rally keeps going, these picks will be winners.
The outlook for equities is stronger than for bonds, metals, commodities and currencies.
SodaStream is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Monster Beverage is initiated with an 'outperform.'
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