Shares of Peet's bounce on rumors of a Starbucks buyout. But should the coffee giant try to acquire its cappuccino-size competitor?
Seek safety in Hershey, Smucker and other companies that produce consumer staples.
Here are some ETFs that are well-positioned for a pickup in consumer spending this year.
A drop of 19 basis points would have been bad -- but 190? It's a reminder that you would rather be producing commodities than consuming them right now.
A deal at $20 per share would be the largest leveraged buyout since the credit crisis.
Retailers are attempting to one-up each other ahead of Black Friday, but will these deals move the top line?
As the beverage giant reports an increase in earnings, this may be the time to grab its shares.
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