Wall St lower as banks drag on Germany, earnings
Optimism the euro zone was making progress in resolving its sovereign debt crisis has pushed the S&P 500 to the top of a two-month trading range but left it vulnerable to pullbacks. The index had risen for two straight weeks for the first time since July and recorded its best two-week performance since 2009.”The past couple of weeks have been obviously a phenomenal little run-up. The...
Lawmakers attack plan to limit food ads to kids
“Instead of conducting the study or providing recommendations, the (group) unilaterally proposed guidelines that were so extreme that they would prevent the marketing to children of foods that most parents consider a win if their kids eat — such as yogurt, cheese sticks and even soup,” said Upton at a joint hearing of two subcommittees.Representative Marsha Blackburn, a...