Month: August 2020

DUBLIN, OHIO – The Wendy’s Co. is planning to invest an additional $15 million during the second half of fiscal 2020 to drive greater awareness of its breakfast program. Breakfast has been a bright spot for the quick-service restaurant (QSR) chain as it has adapted to challenging business conditions caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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Today after the bell, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon reported their earnings results. Each bested expectations, and all but one are up sharply in after-hours trading. Coming on the heels of a day’s worth of congressional hearings in which the four companies highlighted competition and downplayed their market position, the results are loud. The group’s…
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Jamaica’s 154,000 smallholder farmers occupy the majority of the country’s agricultural land area (440,000 hectares) and are the backbone of the Caribbean country’s agriculture sector. They are custodians of Jamaica’s indigenous food culture and are vital for the country’s sustainable development, but due to their small resource base and dependence on rain-fed agriculture, they are…
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Soft drink giant Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) entered the public market nearly 101 years ago. The blue-chip stock has tracked just ahead of the broader market over the decades, but you won't find many companies with this extreme longevity. Moreover, Coke has a long-standing history of returning lots of cash profits to shareholders through dividend checks and…
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The US dollar did not recover as much ahead of the as we flagged a , and the technical condition is still stretched. The price action lends credence to our view that a technical consolidative/corrective phase is at hand. Further near-term dollar recovery looks likely but does not change our longer-term bearish outlook.
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Regular exercise helps to bulk up our brains and improve thinking skills, numerous studies show. But physically demanding jobs, even if they are being carried out in an office, might have a different and opposite effect, according to a provocative new study of almost 100 older people and their brains and work histories. It finds…
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