Chipotle: Inside 4 years of unappetizing mishaps

While Chipotle’s latest crisis — the temporary closing of a Virginia restaurant last week after a sick employee reportedly caused some patrons to get the norovirus – has been making headlines, the company’s turmoil really dates back all the way to 2013, creating four long years of drama for the Mexican chain.


FDA panel: Not enough data to OK "abuse-deterrent" opioid

A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted against approving a new opioid painkiller with a unique feature for deterring abuse: It releases a deep-blue dye if someone tries to get high by crushing, chewing or snorting pills.



Look to EM Bond ETFs as an Attractive Yield Alternative

Under a low-yield environment with muted levels of volatility, investors should consider emerging market debt and bond-related exchange traded funds to bolster their fixed-income portfolios. “Amid a low yielding, low volatility environment with a stable U.S. dollar, we believe emerging market debt offers competitive yields and may continue to do so,” BlackRock strategists said in…


The Free-Cash-Flow ETF Theme Could be a Winning Strategy

An exchange traded fund strategy that specifically targets companies with attractive free-cash-flow could help limit drawdowns during market sell-offs and capture high returns during market bull runs. The Merrill Lynch US Quantitative Strategy team found a portfolio built on free cash flow producing companies offered an investor the highest return and the fewest periods of…

Health law uncertainty balloons Montana insurance rates

Not knowing what Congress and President Donald Trump will do with health care has led Montana's largest insurer to propose a rate hike for next year that's 10 times higher than it would have otherwise, company officials said Wednesday.

The Latest: United says it's 'saddened' by rabbit's death

The Latest on a lawsuit filed against United Airlines over death of a giant rabbit (all times local): 2:35 p.m. United Airlines says it is saddened by the death of a giant rabbit after a flight from London to Chicago and is reviewing a lawsuit filed by the animal's owners.

It May Be a Good Time to Revisit Silver ETFs

The recent weakness in the precious metals space may have shaken some, but investors should reconsider exposure to silver exchange traded funds as the metal may find support from industrial demand. “Despite silver’s recent drop, the current environment still remains attractive with the rising manufacturing data – a key driver for silver performance over time,”…

Text of the Fed's statement after its meeting Wednesday

Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting ended: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year.