Promoting company insiders to the top spot seems to be in the best interest of shareholders.
Grocery stores and fast-food chains worry that costs will keep climbing.
Johnson & Johnson is upgraded at 3 firms, and McDonald's is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.
Disney is downgraded to 'above average' and Time Warner is upgraded to 'market perform.'
Stocks are higher ahead of a number of potentially market-moving events expected over the weekend.
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The food police are winning the public-relations battle.
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