Topic: Dean Foods Company
Stocks fell Wednesday as the Dow was hit by a drop in McDonald's stock price. Other fast-food stocks also fell on Wall Street.
The stock market ended mostly higher Tuesday after a surprisingly strong housing report. Better results from Mattel, Goldman Sachs, and Johnson & Johnson also shot the stock market higher.
Dow rises 75 points as stocks put together a three-day rally. But Microsoft falls after it announces purchase of Internet calling company Skype.
05/11/2011 12:19 am
Radioactive milk, detected in two states, contains tiny amounts of radioactive iodine that probably originated in Japan but pose no health threat. So far, milk sales seem steady.
04/01/2011 05:17 pm
A sign of economic recovery? For the fourth straight week, a dip in claims for unemployment benefits.
The Labor Department said Thursday that initial claims for unemployment benefits dropped last week by 4,000, the fourth weekly decline in a row.
05/13/2010 04:03 pm
Once high-flying firms face three big threats to growth.
09/15/2009 01:00 am
Unless Congress acts to ensure that dairy farmers get a fair price, many of them will go out of business.
08/11/2009 01:00 am