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  • Chicken and Root Vegetable Stew With Schmaltz Dumplings @ The Wall Street Journal - 31 minutes ago

    A recipe adapted from Annie Pettry of Decca, Louisville, Ky.

  • Nissan aims at grown ups with its third generation Murano.

  • How to recycle your gadgets after the holidays @ Los Angeles Times - 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    The holidays are great for getting new gadgets, from new smartphones to 3-D TVs. But the gift-giving season is among the most wasteful periods of the year. Technology is a growing part of the problem -- ...

  • Nike unveils game uniforms for Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl @ The Business Journals - 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    Nike on Friday unveiled the game uniforms for the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl, the first two games of the inaugural College Football Playoff. The sportswear giant previously unveiled uniforms designed for the playoffs, but it only unveiled the home jerseys for each of the four teams. Friday it unveiled the away jerseys for …

  • Nike sells $80M worth of one retro Air Jordan — in three hours @ The Business Journals - 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Nike sold $80 million of a single style of Air Jordan shoes during a roughly three-hour period on Dec. 20, according to new data from SportScanInfo. The Air Jordan XI "Legend Blue" released that morning. It was quickly sold out through Nike's website and at numerous retail stores. Nike sold 342,015 pairs at major retailers …

  • Jim Beam born to Jack Daniels CNNMoney.com - 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    Here's one baby name that probably won't make it on this year's most popular list: Jim Beam. But for one Louisiana family, baby Jim Beam will fit in quite well. His father, Jack Daniels Leathers, 31, is ...

  • The next big MMO won't be anything like 'World of Warcraft.'

  • Classic con-artist routines, namely three-card monte and the shell game, apparently made a return to New York City streets for the holidays.

  • Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap

    Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent that ...

  • The polished silver aluminum trailers are popular with baby boomers -- and younger folk

  • Even if a McDonald's REIT spinoff is not in the cards, an activist investor who might push for a restructuring could be the catalyst McDonald’s needs.

  • Recalls this week: Keurig coffee brewers, sweatshirts

    A line of Keurig coffee brewers that can overheat and spray hot water are among this week's recalled consumer products. Sweatshirts that pose a strangulation hazard to children were also recalled. Here's ...

  • Recalls this week: Keurig systems, sweatshirts Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    Recalls this week: Keurig coffee brewers, sweatshirts

    A line of Keurig coffee brewers that can overheat and spray hot water are among this week's recalled consumer products. Sweatshirts that pose a strangulation hazard to children were also recalled. Here's ...

  • Meet 4 hot security stocks as hacking attacks make headlines @ Investor's Business Daily - 4 hours ago

    With major hacking attacks on Sony (SNE) and other corporations top of mind lately, it's little wonder that security software stocks are doing well. IBD's Computer Software-Security group ranks No. 1 out ...

  • Argus Research analysts on Friday reiterated a Buy rating for Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ), raising the price target from $102 to $110. This implies an upside potential of approximately 14 percent from the current ...

  • South Korean prosecutors raided LG Electronics' headquarters in Seoul on Friday amid claims that a team of its executives damaged products belonging to rival Samsung Electronics while attending a trade ...

  • Roger Ebert Championed Fave Movies No Matter What @ Investor's Business Daily - 5 hours ago

    Roger Ebert mostly swung and missed in his movie reviews. That is, if you judge by what he thought should receive the Academy Award for best picture. Less than half the time in his 46 years of reviewing ...

  • McDonald's to end fry rationing in Japan @ CNNMoney.com - 6 hours ago

    McDonald's customers in Japan have something extra to look forward to in the new year: The end of the french fry ration. Starting January 5, all sizes of the crispy side will be back on the menu in Japan. ...

  • Midday Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.05 or .1 percent, to $58.79. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $2.06 or .3 percent, to $674.85. Darden Restaurants ...

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies are up at 1 p.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.08 or .2 percent, to $36.94. General Mills Inc. rose $.03 or .1 percent, to $54.34. Hormel Foods Corp. rose $.10 or .2 percent, ...

  • Middday Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: General Electric Co. fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $25.80. Snap-On rose $.68 or .5 percent, to $139.77. Stanley Works fell $.06 or .1 ...

  • Midday Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies are up at 1 p.m.: Clorox rose $.14 or .1 percent, to $105.60. Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose $.37 or .5 percent, to $70.84. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose $.76 or .6 percent, ...

  • Midday Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR fell $.12 or .1 percent, to $115.39. Coca-Cola Co. rose $.15 or .3 percent, to $43.09. Dr Pepper Snapple fell $.12 or ...

  • Midday Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Shares of some top autos companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Ford Motor Co. rose $.14 or .9 percent, to $15.45. General Motors Co. rose $.36 or 1.1 percent, to $33.79. Honda Motor Co. fell $.06 or .2 percent, ...

  • Consumer packaged goods, or CPG, include the sale of SBUX's coffee and tea-related products—like single-serve tea and coffee products. It also includes several beverages at retail stores.

  • The 40 companies in this exchange-traded fund helped it perform thanks to a boost in holiday spending.

  • Here are some things going on today in your world of tech:  The Nasdaq Composite is up half a percent at 4,800.07 after a day off from trading. Gainers include Apple (AAPL), up 85 cents, or 0.8%, at $112.86; ...

  • Tesla is making inroads in the world's largest car market — China. The high-end electric car maker will assist Chinese buyers with trading in their vehicles if they purchase a Tesla Model S. The Elon Musk-led manufacturer will engage with used-car traders in locations such as Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, according …

  • Sony Turnaround Seen On Track Despite Hacking @ Investor's Business Daily - 8 hours ago

    Investors will refocus on Sony's (SNE) restructuring efforts in 2015, as the hacking of Sony Pictures blows over, says Jefferies in a research report. Sony may re-examine its tablet computer business as ...

  • With obesity levels soaring around the world, and the associated burden on public health budgets growing, the pressure on food companies to make their wares healthier has never been higher. Earlier this ...

  • How Sony Could Have Won a No-Win Situation

    Sony's reaction to the cyber attack against "The Interview" caused far more harm than anything the hackers leaked.

  • Early Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Shares of some top restaurant companies are up at 10 a.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.24 or .4 percent, to $58.98. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $2.05 or .3 percent, to $674.84. Darden Restaurants ...

  • Early Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies are up at 10 a.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.21 or .6 percent, to $37.07. General Mills Inc. rose $.23 or .4 percent, to $54.54. Hormel Foods Corp. rose $.32 or .6 percent, ...

  • Early Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are up at 10 a.m.: General Electric Co. rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $25.87. Snap-On rose $1.06 or .8 percent, to $140.15. Stanley Works rose $.14 or .1 ...

  • Early Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies are up at 10 a.m.: Clorox rose $.43 or .4 percent, to $105.89. Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose $.50 or .7 percent, to $70.97. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose $.95 or .8 percent, ...

  • Early Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $.27 or .2 percent, to $115.78. Coca-Cola Co. rose $.31 or .7 percent, to $43.25. Dr Pepper Snapple fell $.09 ...

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Shares of some top autos companies are up at 10 a.m.: Ford Motor Co. rose $.12 or .8 percent, to $15.42. General Motors Co. rose $.22 or .7 percent, to $33.65. Honda Motor Co. unchanged at $30.37. Toyota ...

  • 15 Greatest Cars of the 21st Century @ Kiplinger - 9 hours ago

    Kiplinger ranks cars and SUVs every year, choosing the best in various price categories based on performance, value and safety. So we combed a decade and a half of our buyer's guides to find the vehicles ...

  • Here are the beverage stocks that delivered bubbly returns in 2014 and won't lose their fizz in 2015.

  • Retail experts Joseph Feldman and Paul Swinand name their retail winners and losers and provide insight on retail's outlook for 2015.

  • Since 2010, Dr Pepper Snapple’s share price has appreciated by an impressive 147%. It has managed to stay strong in a challenging market.

  • AutoTrader’s most popular vehicles in 2014 (LISTS) @ The Business Journals - 11 hours ago

    Interest in sports cars surged in 2014 among car buyers using Atlanta-based AutoTrader.com, but the truck remained king. The Ford F-150 retained its place as the most popular nameplate on AutoTrader.com across new, used and CPO vehicles, the company says. The F-150's rival, the Chevrolet Silverado, was the second-most …

  • LG company logo is seen following an event during the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

    By Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - Prosecutors raided the headquarters of LG Electronics on Friday as part of a probe into whether the South Korean company had damaged the washing machines of rival Samsung ...

  • McDonald's customers in Japan will be able to order french fries in all sizes again from next month, after the fast-food chain limited sales to small servings because of import delays. McDonald's Holdings ...

  • Is Anyone a Safe Bet During Bowl Season? @ The Wall Street Journal - 18 hours ago

    If you haven’t been watching the bowls thus far—perhaps because of the cynical notion that only the College Football Playoff matters—you have been missing out.

  • In Africa, Out of Nowhere, There Is Baseball @ The Wall Street Journal - 18 hours ago

    In the East African nation of Uganda, a local man has led the development of an extraordinary baseball culture.

  • Sony Corp's Tokyo headquarters is changing its usual arm's-length relationship with its U.S. studio following a massive cyberattack and the controversy over the comedy "The Interview", with the ...

  • Toyota's first hydrogen car hasn't even gone on sale yet here in the US, and already we're hearing rumors about a follow-up vehicle. According to the Australian website Motoring, the Japanese auto giant ...

  • Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) 's Xbox Live and Sony Corp. (6758)'s PlayStation Network, Internet services that video gamers use to play online, were hit by connection failures on Christmas Day, with the hackers ...

  • Japan Nov core CPI rises 2.7 pct yr/yr Reuters - Thu, Dec 25, 2014 7:00 PM EST

    Japan's core consumer prices rose 2.7 percent in November from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, ...

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