US stocks were down near session lows in midday trading. The European Central Bank's announcement that it had no large-scale bond-buying plan undercut enthusiasm for US stocks.
Anti-sweatshop and anti-Wal-Mart movements are usually based on arguments that are just plain wrong
Taco Bell lawsuit: The lawsuit over Taco Bell beef has been dismissed only after an expensive campaign by Taco Bell to combat negative publicity over their beef-to-filling ratio.
Taco Bell meat has too little beef to be called beef, a lawsuit charges. 'Absolutely wrong,' the fast-food chain says of the suit.
Arby's restaurant chain is being put up for sale by Wendy's after losing money in the third quarter. The announcement caused shares to rise 8.5 percent.
KFC this week became the latest iconic American company to make significant moves into Africa, following expansion by Coca-Cola and Walmart.