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Starbucks Tests Latte with Stout Flavor

Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout. The "Dark Barrel Latte" is being tested in a handful of stores in Ohio and Florida, said Linda Mills, a Starbucks spokeswoman...



  • This Wednesday, Sept. 17, file photo shows Trader Gregory Rowe on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Good News on Economy Pushes Stocks to Record Highs

    More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high. The gains came a day after the Fed made clear that it's in no hurry to raise a key bank lending rate, easing a major concern for the stock market...

  • The Home Depot says it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. Home Depot Breach Affected 56M Debit, Credit Cards

    Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers...

  • Wal-Mart to Increase Holiday Hiring by 10 Pct

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. The world's largest retailer also emphasized that current workers who want more hours during the holidays will get priority...

  • Stock Gains Lift US Household Wealth to a Record

    Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June quarter to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending. U.S. households also took on the most new debt in five years, driven mostly by student and auto loans...

  • August Job Gains Drive Down Unemployment Rate

    Minnesota has gained 4,200 jobs in August, driving down the state's unemployment rate to 4.3 percent. State officials said Thursday that seasonally adjusted unemployment rate had fallen to its lowest level in eight years...