The meat producer decides to stop buying animals receiving a drug that helps cattle bulk up in the last weeks of their lives.
Investors await the Fed's president speech for clues about the economy and tapering.
Stocks are lower despite reports showing service industries in the US and China expanded in July.
They have all sorts of ways to merge their convictions with their products.
TiVo is downgraded at 2 firms, and Morgan Stanley is initiated with an 'outperform.'
A study finds slaughtering line employees are in a lot of pain -- just as the USDA proposes picking up the pace.
The reward comes after the pork processor's performance lagged rivals' for years.
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HP's lack of exposure to the rapidly expanding tablet and smartphone market doesn't bode well for long-term growth.
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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.
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