Dunkin' Brands announces its first mobile app, one that lets customers pay by phone and text gift certificates.
New York manufacturing activity contracts, but consumer prices remain unchanged, industrial output increases and builders' confidence improves. Staples shares skid after disappointing results. Deere is also down after missing estimates.
Reports of the demise of consumer spending may be premature.
The company plans hundreds of new stores there over the next year, and it wants China to be its No. 2 market by 2014.
Starbucks' deal with Square could mean the end of the old ways of paying.
Stocks are up modestly after paring morning losses.
Garmin is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Harley-Davidson is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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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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