Consumer Giants Disappoint After Big Acquisitions
both disappointed the Street with quarterly earnings results Friday before the opening bell. After the leading consumer groups executed headline M&A earlier this year, the yogurt giant and the British consumer brands company have seen their shares take ...
- Congress should abandon the 20% consumer tax proposal
According to a December study from the Brattle Group, this consumer tax could drive up the price of gasoline by 55 cents per gallon. Why would Congress — including the west metro's U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen, R-Third District — even contemplate a 20 ...
Friday Sector Laggards: Healthcare, Consumer Products
In afternoon trading on Friday, Healthcare stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.7% loss. Within the sector, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Symbol: ALXN) and Patterson Companies Inc (Symbol: PDCO) are two of the day's laggards, showing a ...and more »
- Bicycle Retailer
BLC 2017: The changing consumer mind
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — One dominant "brutal truth" that emerged at this year's Bicycle Leadership Conference, which wrapped up Thursday in Monterey, was this: the industry is struggling to keep up with, adapt to and embrace changing consumer ...
- KIMA CBS 29
Consumer Reports: Moving tips
KIMA CBS 29
CONSUMER REPORTS -- Late spring into early summer is the busiest time of the year to move. That means millions of people will be packing, wrapping and schlepping. Whatever the circumstance, moving is never easy or fun. But Consumer Reports has ...
- Consumer Sector Update for 04/21/2017: SHOO,BGG,MAT
Consumer stocks were trending slightly lower, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 slipping about 0.2% while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were falling almost 0.3%. In company news, Steven Madden Ltd ...and more »
- Washington Post
Don't let Congress block consumer protections for prepaid card users
If you use a prepaid card — and millions of you do — take heed, because there's an effort in Congress to block new rules that would give you the kind of federal protections afforded to debit and credit card users. General-purpose prepaid cards are ...
- Seeking Alpha
Short Santander Consumer USA
SC is heavily exposed to the auto loan origination industry and fully dependent on the auto-ABS securitizations. SC is highly leveraged and contains a highly risky loan portfolio in relation to peers. SHUSA's regulatory position is not ideal. FCA is a ...
Santander Consumer USA Holdings (SC) Given News Impact Score of 0.13The Cerbat Gem
Stock on Trader's Radar: Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC)Post Registrarall 35 news article
- Economic Calendar
Canadian Dollar Falls Sharply After Disappointing Consumer Price Data in March
... - See the DailyFX Economic Calendar for upcoming economic data and for a schedule of live coverage see the DailyFX Webinar Calendar. The Canadian economy saw its slowest pickup in prices this year, according to the latest consumption data released ...
Canadian March Consumer Prices Rose 0.2%, Annual Increase Slows To 1.6%Economic Calendar
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The Startup Essential No One Talks About: Consumer Market Research
Every marketer knows that customer insights should form the foundation of their product and marketing plans. Yet when I talk to marketing leaders at startups, they tend to balk at the idea of devising and executing thorough market research plans given ...
Consumer Reports warns parents, children about homemade slime recipes using borax
The latest online kids' craze — slime! The do-it-yourself project has reportedly caused some glue shortages in stores but Consumer Reports says a bigger concern is one of slime's key ingredients, borax — a household cleaner. Consumer Reports' experts ...and more »
- Stillwater News Press
MIKE HUNTER: OK Consumer Protection Week
Stillwater News Press
Clever schemes using modern technology give scammers an unfair advantage to prey upon innocent victims. Whether it's a scam involving unfair business practices, home repair fraud or an individual who becomes the victim of an online phishing scam, ...
Fox 25 Consumer Watch: Compromised online, now what?KOKH FOX25all 3 news articles »
Reckitt emerges as laggard in consumer goods sector
... * Sees pick-up during year, keeps 3 pct growth goal * Only company in sector to miss forecasts this week * Company being reshaped by M&A (Adds CEO comments, stock activity, bullet points) By Martinne GellerLONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - British ...and more »
- Fox Baltimore
Consumer Alert: If you get this call, don't pick up
Beware if you get a call from someone who says they're from the Social Security Administration. (WBFF). AA. BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- A consumer alert for cell phone users. Beware if you get a call from someone who says they're from the Social Security ...
- Consumer Reports: Online reviews not the best way to choose a doctor
With all the uncertainty surrounding health insurance these days, you may well find yourself looking for a new doctor. Nearly 60 percent of consumers say online reviews are important when picking a health care provider - kind of like how you pick a ...and more »
Consumer Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Is Declining, New Study Says
Automakers may be in overdrive developing autonomous vehicle technology, but according to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Tech Choice Study, consumers are growing increasingly wary of self-driving cars. The latest J.D. Power findings indicate that all age ...and more »
Following United dragging incident, Congress to hold oversight hearing on airline consumer issues - Washington PostWashington Post
Following United dragging incident, Congress to hold oversight hearing on airline consumer issues
In the wake of public outrage over an incident in which a man was dragged from a United Airlines flight, a House committee will hold a hearing on airline consumer issues, its leaders said. No date has been set for the hearing before the House ...and more »
Wells Fargo Calls Consumer Staples 'Uninvestible'
As earnings season comes around, Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog suggests that stocks of consumer staples companies may have priced in too much good news. Wells Fargo analysts indicate that they are “incrementally more negative” on HPC stocks, ...
- Senate panel OKs hail insurance bill critics say will restrict consumer rights
AUSTIN – A Texas Senate committee on Thursday approved a controversial bill that critics say will benefit insurance companies by restricting business and consumer access to the courts to resolve disputes over hail and other storm claims. By a 7-1 vote ...and more »
Euro Climbing As Consumer Confidence Beats Expectations
... - See the DailyFX Economic Calendar and see what live coverage for key event risk impacting FX markets is scheduled for the week on the DailyFX Webinar Calendar. Would you like to know more about trading the financial markets? DailyFX's trading ...
Euro-Area Consumer Confidence Matches Highest Since 2007: ChartBloombergall 5 news articles »
- Wall Street Journal (subscription)
The Emerging Markets Consumer Stirs Again
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Soggy results from emerging markets offset by U.S. resilience: This is the growth formula investors in consumer-facing multinationals have gotten used to over the past half-decade. But the paradigm may be shifting. Nestlé and Unilever, Europe's largest ...
- The FDA is strengthening drug labels for codeine and tramadol to protect children and nursing babies.
Cramer: IBM can take a hint from these high-flying consumer names
Jim Cramer says McDonald's, Coca-Cola, and Wal-Mart can all teach IBM something about corporate turnarounds.and more »
- Hartford Courant
Connecticut State House Passes MDC Consumer Advocate Bill
State Rep. Derek Slap talks about an amended MDC consumer advocate bill that passed in a unanimous vote through the state Assembly Wednesday. (Mikaela Porter). Steven Goode and Mikaela PorterContact Reporters. An amended bill that would create a ...and more »
Fed Says U.S. Growth Continues Though Consumer Spending Mixed
The economy continued to grow across the U.S. at a modest-to-moderate pace in recent weeks as a tight labor market helped broaden wage gains, though consumer spending was mixed, a Federal Reserve survey showed Wednesday. The central bank's ...
Fed says growth continues although consumer spending is softSTLtoday.comall 51 news articles »
- Scientific researchers now are working on how to reduce health disparities (differences in health outcomes) among racial and ethnic minorities. And they're doing it with the help of funding from--and by working with--the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Learn more.
- ABC15 Arizona
Kids challenge Joe to consumer test
The kids are 6-12th graders and learn life skills involving everyday consumer transactions, food safety, pollution, finances and more. In fact, last year, they beat me at my own game. This year, well, it was closer. But again, the Lifesmarts team took ...
- NIKE Inc Risk Points versus Consumer Discretionary
This is a scatter plot analysis of the critical risk points from the option market for NIKE Inc (NYSE:NKE) compared to its own past and the Consumer Discretionary ETF. In order to examine the forward looking risk for NIKE Inc (NYSE:NKE) the next 30 ...and more »
What to do if your flight gets cancelled or overbooked: Consumer
CONSUMER REPORTS - Airline disruptions seem to happen more often these days –– but if you find yourself caught in flight delays, cancellations or overbookings, it's up to you to know what your rights are and request compensation. Consumer Reports ...and more »
Mastercard Releases Masterpass Chatbot for Intuitive Consumer Experiences
The financial services company is expanding its consumer engagement efforts through the deployment of AI-informed bots. By Elizabeth Doupnik on April 18, 2017. Share This Article; Reddit · LinkedIn; WhatsApp; Email; Print; Talk. MasterCard's Masterpass.and more »
Consumer Reports: Spring Clean Your Bedroom
It's Spring Cleaning time but this year you might consider starting in the bedroom. Barry Levy has today's Consumer Report and shares why freshening up your pillows and mattress can benefit your health by improving your sleep. Spring Cleaning in the ...and more »
- The Business of Fashion
Big Data Confirms China's Consumer Rebound
The Business of Fashion
Online consumption picked up from February as retailers and delivery workers returned from holidays. Data shows top-selling items are cosmetics and personal care products as well as sports and outdoor goods. Beijing, China | Source: Shutterstock.
Consumer Reports: Dash cam for your car
Sales of dash cams for personal vehicles are on the rise. (Image credit: Consumer Reports). AA. ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Gadget hounds have a new toy to add to their list - dash cams. Once used only by police, they are making their way into cars of ...and more »
- Turn to 10
Consumer Reports: Spring clean your medicine cabinet
Turn to 10
But Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs said the risks for accidental poisoning for kids increase with every bottle of pills you keep. Leftover pills are far from harmless. Taking them incorrectly or accidentally could be deadly or land a child in the ER ...
Attorney General Josh Shapiro testifies on consumer protection
HARRISBURG — This morning, Attorney General Josh Shapiro testified before the House Consumer Affairs Committee on the Office of Attorney General's work combatting scams and protecting consumers. “I ran on strengthening the Office of Attorney ...and more »
- WPMI Local 15 News
AARP Consumer Fraud Hotline | WPMI
WPMI Local 15 News
Local 15 and the AARP are joining forces to alert and protect you from consumer fraud.Members of the AARP's fraud initiative division along with investigators ...and more »
- The Hill
Consumer groups blast DHS head for seeking travelers' social media passwords
In February, DHS Secretary John Kelly floated the idea of forcing citizens of certain countries to hand over their passwords as part of “enhanced vetting measures” supported by the Trump administration. Earlier in April, The Wall Street Journal ...and more »
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues Weltman, Weinberg & Reis over alleged collection tactics - cleveland.comcleveland.com
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues Weltman, Weinberg & Reis over alleged collection tactics
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland law firm that specializes in debt collection is being sued by regulators on allegations it is behind millions of misleading letters and phone calls to scare consumers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in ...and more »
- TN Consumer Affairs To Offer ID Protection Events in Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance's (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs and its partners will provide two opportunities for Memphis-area residents to protect their personal information from scam ...
- Fashwire raises funding for app enabling consumer reviews of new fashion designs
Fashwire, the creator of an app to connect fashion designers directly to consumers, recently raised $725,000 in seed money, and is now working on its Series A financing round in advance of a scheduled summer launch for its app. Fashwire told GeekWire ...
- Packaging Digest
4 ways to mesh consumer insights with manufacturing viability to
An internal audit revealed ways to design the new Lucozade bottle to be lighter, stronger and with additional grip. A common fallacy in the packaging sector is that real innovation—that is, innovation designed to deliver transformational packaging ...
Consumer Reports: Shocking cost of medical helicopters
When your life is on the line in an emergency, you'll do anything to stay alive. Sometimes that means using an air ambulance or medical helicopter. (WLS). WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO. Consumer Reports. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 07:49AM. When your life is ...
- Los Angeles Times
Revised GOP bill would destroy the Consumer Financial Protection ...
Los Angeles Times
Give Rep. Jeb Hensarling this much credit: He's persistent. And he's not afraid to completely bend the truth in pursuit of weakening consumer safeguards.and more »
- Los Angeles Times
Revised GOP bill would destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Los Angeles Times
Give Rep. Jeb Hensarling this much credit: He's persistent. And he's not afraid to completely bend the truth in pursuit of weakening consumer safeguards. Hensarling, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has made it his mission to roll ...and more »
- CT Post
Consumer head, possible 2018 gov candidate, quits
Jonathan Harris, shown here after his appointment in December 2014, has resigned as commissioner of the state Department of Consumer Protection. Jonathan Harris, shown here after his appointment in December 2014, has resigned as commissioner of ...
Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Steps DownNBC Connecticutall 7 news articles »
9 Consumer Complaints About Prevagen, the Bullshit Memory Drug
Have you seen those ads for Prevagen, the memory-enhancing supplement? It's got “a protein originally found in jellyfish,” so you know it has to be good. The company that makes the drug, Quincy Biosciences, is currently being sued in federal court by ...
- Wall Street Journal (subscription)
The Risk of Rising Consumer Borrowing - WSJ
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
A rise in various forms of consumer debt will pose issues for banks eventually.and more »
- Seeking Alpha
Uh Oh, Consumer Spending Is Fizzling Out
Our objective is to identify what are leading indicators of economic activity in hopes of gaining insight as to whether the economy is strengthening or weakening. This week we review retail sales, business inventories, the Consumer Price Index and real ...
- This consumer revolution is being televised | ZDNet
Okay, folks. Here's another guest post while I finish part 2 of my "Commonwealth of Self-Interest." This one comes from a true thought leader in the space, ...and more »
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