Goldman downgrades Royal Dutch Shell to 'sell' and upgrades ConocoPhillips to 'neutral.'
Stocks are higher as jobless claims fall to their lowest weekly level in years.
With rivals like Wal-Mart and Target taking market share, the outlook for traditional grocers is bleak.
A map of the coffee giant's locations turns up some interesting details. For example, the farthest you can get from a company-owned shop in America is 140 miles.
The expanding peanut butter recall now affects products sold at Target, Whole Foods and Safeway.
Mondelez is downgraded to 'hold,' and Citigroup is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Faced with stiff competition from big-box retailers, traditional grocery chains are struggling to survive. Here's the list of stores that will close.
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