US stocks edge lower, shed some gains from 3-day rally

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Stocks edged lower in midday trading Tuesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of company earnings and another decline in bond yields

US stocks edge lower, shed some gains from 3-day rally

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Stocks edged lower in midday trading Tuesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of company earnings and another decline in bond yields

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on Wall Street at midday

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Stocks are moving broadly lower in midday trading on Wall Street after three days of gains.

Chicken fight: Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and more face off in latest viral Twitter feud

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Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) — It’s the fast-food food face-off we’ve all been waiting for, and people are watching to see which chicken sandwich will reign supreme.

In one corner, we have chicken sandwich veteran Chick-fil-A, whose longtime slogan boasts, “We didn’t invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich.”

In the other corner is Popeyes, who recently introduced their first-ever crispy chicken sandwich on a brioche bun.

Chicken. Brioche. Pickles. New. Sandwich. Popeyes. Nationwide. So. Good. Forgot. How. Speak. In. Complete. Sandwiches. I mean, sentences. pic.twitter.com/14kXBv4jJw

— Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) August 12, 2019

Chick-fil-A tweeted Monday a seemingly simple message about their no-frills recipe for success that has acted as a catalyst for the next great Twitter food fight.

Bun + Chicken + Pickles = all the ❤️ for the original. pic.twitter.com/qBAIIxZx5v

— Chick-fil-A, Inc. (@ChickfilA) August 19, 2019

Popeyes reply tweeted with “…y’all good?” hinting at the brand’s apparent subtweet response to their new sandwich.

… y’all good? https://t.co/lPaTFXfnyP

— Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) August 19, 2019

Of course, the social media debate has ruffled some feathers and prompted other fast-food brands to weigh in.
 
Wendy’s is the undisputed queen when it comes to spicy chicken in the fast-food arena, which, thanks to some recent petitioning from Chance the Rapper, is back on their menu. So it came as no surprise when the fiery-branded chain tweeted out that the others are just playing second sandwich fiddle.

Y’all out here fighting about which of these fools has the second best chicken sandwich. pic.twitter.com/4v9RJFgy0T

— WENDY'S SPICY NUGGETS ARE BACK!!! (@Wendys) August 19, 2019

Popeyes almost immediately clapped back at Wendy’s with a reply, saying, “Sounds like someone just ate one of our biscuits. Cause y’all looking thirsty.”

But Wendy’s came back with an even harder hit, this time at the expense of Popeyes’ other menu items.

lol, guess that means the food’s as dry as the jokes https://t.co/aX3XnRunNW

— WENDY'S SPICY NUGGETS ARE BACK!!! (@Wendys) August 20, 2019

Naturally, Shake Shack decided to make light of the argument and said if people want a delicious chicken sandwich “without the beef,” they know where to go.

If you're lookin' for a chicken sandwich (without the beef 😉), you know where to find us. pic.twitter.com/2wtV2POvFf

— SHAKE SHACK (@shakeshack) August 19, 2019

As of the time of publication, McDonald’s and KFC had yet to wade into the chicken sandwich conversation on social media.

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Chicken fight: Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and more face off in latest viral Twitter feud

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Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) — It’s the fast-food food face-off we’ve all been waiting for, and people are watching to see which chicken sandwich will reign supreme.

In one corner, we have chicken sandwich veteran Chick-fil-A, whose longtime slogan boasts, “We didn’t invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich.”

In the other corner is Popeyes, who recently introduced their first-ever crispy chicken sandwich on a brioche bun.

Chicken. Brioche. Pickles. New. Sandwich. Popeyes. Nationwide. So. Good. Forgot. How. Speak. In. Complete. Sandwiches. I mean, sentences. pic.twitter.com/14kXBv4jJw

— Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) August 12, 2019

Chick-fil-A tweeted Monday a seemingly simple message about their no-frills recipe for success that has acted as a catalyst for the next great Twitter food fight.

Bun + Chicken + Pickles = all the ❤️ for the original. pic.twitter.com/qBAIIxZx5v

— Chick-fil-A, Inc. (@ChickfilA) August 19, 2019

Popeyes reply tweeted with “…y’all good?” hinting at the brand’s apparent subtweet response to their new sandwich.

… y’all good? https://t.co/lPaTFXfnyP

— Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) August 19, 2019

Of course, the social media debate has ruffled some feathers and prompted other fast-food brands to weigh in.
 
Wendy’s is the undisputed queen when it comes to spicy chicken in the fast-food arena, which, thanks to some recent petitioning from Chance the Rapper, is back on their menu. So it came as no surprise when the fiery-branded chain tweeted out that the others are just playing second sandwich fiddle.

Y’all out here fighting about which of these fools has the second best chicken sandwich. pic.twitter.com/4v9RJFgy0T

— WENDY'S SPICY NUGGETS ARE BACK!!! (@Wendys) August 19, 2019

Popeyes almost immediately clapped back at Wendy’s with a reply, saying, “Sounds like someone just ate one of our biscuits. Cause y’all looking thirsty.”

But Wendy’s came back with an even harder hit, this time at the expense of Popeyes’ other menu items.

lol, guess that means the food’s as dry as the jokes https://t.co/aX3XnRunNW

— WENDY'S SPICY NUGGETS ARE BACK!!! (@Wendys) August 20, 2019

Naturally, Shake Shack decided to make light of the argument and said if people want a delicious chicken sandwich “without the beef,” they know where to go.

If you're lookin' for a chicken sandwich (without the beef 😉), you know where to find us. pic.twitter.com/2wtV2POvFf

— SHAKE SHACK (@shakeshack) August 19, 2019

As of the time of publication, McDonald’s and KFC had yet to wade into the chicken sandwich conversation on social media.

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Target to roll out new food and beverage brand next month

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Jorge Villalba/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) — In an effort to further make its stores a one-stop shop for customers, Target announced on Monday it is launching a new food and beverage brand next month.

The brand, called Good & Gather, is the retailer’s largest owned brand launch and is expected to roll out in stores and online starting Sept. 15. It will include a wide array of products “from dairy to produce, ready-made pastas and meats to granola bars and sparkling water” as well as “product extensions including kids, organic, seasonal and signature lines,” Target said in a press release.

The retailer said Good & Gather products have been tested thoroughly for taste and quality, and are made without artificial flavors, sweeteners, synthetic colors or high fructose corn syrup.

“Our guests are incredibly busy and want great-tasting food they can feel good about feeding their families,” Stephanie Lundquist, executive vice president and president, Food & Beverage, Target, said in a statement. “We saw this as a huge opportunity for Target to help.”

Target’s current food brands, like Archer Farms and Simply Balanced, will eventually be phased out once Good & Gather launches. However, the retailer said customers “will still be able to get most of the products they know and love under the Good & Gather name, many of which have been reformulated to be even better, having undergone rigorous testing to ensure that they taste great and meet the brand’s ingredient standards.”

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Target to roll out new food and beverage brand next month

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Jorge Villalba/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) — In an effort to further make its stores a one-stop shop for customers, Target announced on Monday it is launching a new food and beverage brand next month.

The brand, called Good & Gather, is the retailer’s largest owned brand launch and is expected to roll out in stores and online starting Sept. 15. It will include a wide array of products “from dairy to produce, ready-made pastas and meats to granola bars and sparkling water” as well as “product extensions including kids, organic, seasonal and signature lines,” Target said in a press release.

The retailer said Good & Gather products have been tested thoroughly for taste and quality, and are made without artificial flavors, sweeteners, synthetic colors or high fructose corn syrup.

“Our guests are incredibly busy and want great-tasting food they can feel good about feeding their families,” Stephanie Lundquist, executive vice president and president, Food & Beverage, Target, said in a statement. “We saw this as a huge opportunity for Target to help.”

Target’s current food brands, like Archer Farms and Simply Balanced, will eventually be phased out once Good & Gather launches. However, the retailer said customers “will still be able to get most of the products they know and love under the Good & Gather name, many of which have been reformulated to be even better, having undergone rigorous testing to ensure that they taste great and meet the brand’s ingredient standards.”

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Home Depot cuts outlook citing tariffs, lumber prices

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Home Depot cuts sales expectations for the year due to falling lumber prices and the potential damage from tariffs

Home Depot cuts outlook citing tariffs, lumber prices

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Home Depot cuts sales expectations for the year due to falling lumber prices and the potential damage from tariffs

Bayer to sell animal health unit to Elanco for $7.6 billion

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Indiana-based Elanco Animal Health says it has agreed to buy the veterinary medicines business of Germany’s Bayer AG for $7.6 billion in cash and stock

Bayer to sell animal health unit to Elanco for $7.6 billion

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Indiana-based Elanco Animal Health says it has agreed to buy the veterinary medicines business of Germany’s Bayer AG for $7.6 billion in cash and stock

Global shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

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Global shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

Global shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

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Global shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

Department stores make room for used fashion

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Department stores that have watched some of their customers flock to second-hand stores are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites

Department stores make room for used fashion

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Department stores that have watched some of their customers flock to second-hand stores are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites

Asian shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

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Asian shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

Asian shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

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Asian shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend

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If you’re flying over the Labor Day holiday, don’t count on an empty middle seat

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend

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If you’re flying over the Labor Day holiday, don’t count on an empty middle seat

Union wins first step against Boeing over fired workers

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A union will get to press its claims that Boeing illegally fired workers at a plant in South Carolina because they backed the union

Union wins first step against Boeing over fired workers

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A union will get to press its claims that Boeing illegally fired workers at a plant in South Carolina because they backed the union

Business Highlights

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Business Highlights

Business Highlights

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Business Highlights

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

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Stocks notched their third gain in a row Monday after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

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Stocks notched their third gain in a row Monday after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

Top US CEOs rethink the meaning of shareholder value

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The CEOs of America’s top corporations rethink what the term "shareholder value" means

Top US CEOs rethink the meaning of shareholder value

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The CEOs of America’s top corporations rethink what the term "shareholder value" means

74% of economists in survey see US recession by end of 2021

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Nearly three-quarters of economists in survey see US recession by 2021

74% of economists in survey see US recession by end of 2021

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Nearly three-quarters of economists in survey see US recession by 2021

Technology companies drive a broad rally on Wall Street

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Tech companies are pushing stocks broadly higher on Wall Street, adding to solid gains from a rally late last week