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rickMcDonald’s recently announced that it would be teaming up with Kraft Foods (NASDAQ: KRFT) to start selling packaged bags of its McCafe ground and whole-bean coffee, as well as single-cup pods for single-serve machines, through grocery stores by early next year.

Wal-Mart Fails to Impress With Q2 Results, But Can They Make a Comeback?

Wal-Mart 2Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (WMT) is a Bentonville, Arkansas based American multinational retail corporation that maintains multiple large discount department stores and warehouses throughout the world. The retail giant released its second-quarter earnings report on Thursday, August 14th before the opening bell and its results were rather flat.

Top Financial News Stories

Blog - CompaniesDuring the first half of the year, the retail sector underperformed the overall market. In fact, six retailers were among S&P 500's ten worst performing stocks in the last six months. Will the retail sector continue to underperform the overall market in the second half of the year? Top analysts and bloggers weigh in.  The findings might surprise you!

Monster Has a Switcheroo With Coca-Cola

Monster 2Monster Beverage Corp (MNST) is a Corona, California based leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. On August 14th, the company announced the start of a long-term partnership with The Coca-Cola Company (KO) in which Coca-Cola will acquire a 16.7% stake in Monster for $2.15 billion. As a result, Monster’s stock increased more than 30% on August 15th.

Autodesk Is Manufacturing And Constructing Its Way To The Top

autoAutodesk, Inc. (ADSK) is a San Rafael, California based American multinational software company that manufactures software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries. The corporation released its second quarter results on Thursday, August 14th and its results gave reason for investors to be optimistic.

Hall of Fame/Shame

Best Stocks Over the past six months there has been a lot of change in the US economy. Many companies have boomed and some have busted.  In June alone, the US economy added 288,000 jobs and the Dow hit a record breaking 17,000 points. While some company’s shares soared, others were left in the dust. Which experts correctly advised advised investors when to Buy and when to Sell? Find out in this month's Hall of Fame and Hall of Shame.

Is King Digital Entertainment Playing The Wrong Cards?

CropAndNoteDrag King Digital Entertainment (NYSE: KING) is a London, England based interacting entertainment company for mobile devices. The company has launched over 190 games in over 200 countries, most notably the very popular game Candy Crush. King Digital Entertainment released its second quarter earnings report on August 12th and its results just missed analysts' expectations.