Based on yield and value, these stocks rank as the market's current best.
Although the sector registered strong performance in the first quarter, momentum seems to be slowing.
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Much loved in and around the Big Apple, Fairway may be coming to a town near you after its successful stock sale.
Each side made sizable campaign contributions in New York state as a retail jobs tax credit got stitched into a minimum wage bill.
Target initiated with a 'neutral,' and Microsoft upgraded to 'overweight.'
Along with McDonald's and Wal-Mart, it's aiding employee education. A peek at post-college employment trends shows why.
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