Why Tiger Woods Won’t Play in the Safeway Open

Tiger Woods will not be playing in the Safeway Open as the golfer believes he isn't quite ready to play in a professional stage again, but he will come back. Read Article

McDonald’s Corporation Hit With Sexual Harassment Claims Across U.S.

McDonald's Corporation (MCD) has been hit with a number of sexual harassment claims across the U.S., most of which were filed by women. Read Article

Amazon.com, Inc., VMware, Inc. Expected to Announce Cloud Deal

Amazon (AMZN) and VMWare (VMW) are joining forces to improve the tech company's software run better on the e-commerce retailer's cloud business. Read Article

Weight Watchers International, Inc. Stock Jumps on M&A Rumors

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) shares are rising on rumors of a potential merger or short covering. Here's what's going on Wednesday. Read Article

Toys ‘R’ Us, Inc. to Sell FAO Schwarz Brand

Toys 'R' Us and FAO Schwarz are parting ways, meaning that the company will close its flagship New York City store as it looks to cuts costs. Read Article

The List of 23 Celebrities That Just Invested in the UFC

A group of 23 celebrities have bought a stake in the UFC in what could be a sign that the sport is becoming more mainstream. Read Article

3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Alcoa Inc (AA), CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) and Mentor Graphics Corp (MENT)

Alcoa (AA) announced plans to split, CalAmp (CAMP) reported lower earnings and Mentor Graphics (MENT) received a boost from an investor. Read Article

Stocks Rebound on Hillary Clinton Debate Win

In the end, the Dow Jones gained 0.7%, the S&P 500 gained 0.6%, the Nasdaq gained 0.9% and the Russell 2000 gained 0.4%. Read Article

3 Sin Stocks to Play on Smoking, Gambling and Girls, Girls, Girls!

Sin stocks provide the excitement and growth that you won't get anywhere else, as the broad markets are trading sideways. Read Article

Bull of the Day: InterDigital, Inc. Charging Ahead (IDCC)

Improved earnings, a recent partnership agreement, and continued stock buybacks push InterDigital (IDCC) to our Bull of the Day status Read Article

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Launches Restaurant Delivery in London

Amazon (AMZN) has launched a restaurant delivery service in London that promises to get customers food in an hour or less. Read Article

This Market is Too Close to Call

The S&P 500's daily and monthly charts look very different. Read Article

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (USA) (POT) Spikes on Agrium Inc. (AGU) Merger Report

Struggling ag stocks Potash Corp. (POT) and Agrium (AG) both popped on Tuesday amid reports that the pair are likely to join forces. Read Article

20 New Movies Coming to Theaters in September 2016

New movies will be coming to theaters in September 2016 and 'InvestorPlace' will help moviegoers keep up on the new titles. Read Article

Wall Street Ends Week on Down Note

In the end, the Dow Jones lost 0.2%, the S&P 500 lost 0.1%, the Nasdaq gained 0.1% and the Russell 2000 gained 0.1%. Read Article

Panera Kids Meals to Be ‘Clean’ by Sept. 7

Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA) is challenging rivals in the food industry to offer healthier products for children.

PaneraThe initiative is called “Kids Meal Promise” and it is based on a number of rules that will help improve the health of kids who eat at fast food and fast casual locations. The company is hoping that companies will follow suit in eliminating artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners and colors.

Additionally, marketing moves such as toys should be eliminated from the meal process. Panera hopes that restaurants will serve “water first,” with the second beverage option being organic milk or 100% juice.

The company is promoting the campaign with a series of animated drawings on its website that describe popular food items in a manner that is easier to digest for children. In one video, a boy talks about apples, then comments on the dangers of sodium benzoate, a preservative.

Another video features a young girl discussing cheddar cheese, as well as the sweetener aspartame.

“Something that’s important to me is talking about how do we get kids to eat the same food as adults, just in kid-sized portion,” said Sara Burnett, director of food and wellness at Panera.

Panera has made a series of initiative over the years to help reduce the amount of harmful substances on food. The company plans on removing all artificial flavors, sweeteners and preservatives from its restaurants and grocery stores by the end of the year.

It appears as if the initiative is already bearing fruit, as McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) announced at the beginning of the month that its Chicken McNuggets will no longer have artificial preservatives.

“We are committed to doing more and will continue to make the food people truly love to eat at McDonald's even better,” said McDonald’s in response to Panera’s move.

PNRA stock is up 1.1% Thursday. MCD stock is up 0.4%.

More From InvestorPlace

Read Article

RIP John Saunders: 12 Things to Remember ESPN Sportscaster By

Long-time ESPN personality John Saunders has died at age 61. Here are 12 things to remember the 30-year sportscaster by, including his athletic past. Read Article

Mid-Day Report: M&A, Delta Outage Take Monday Headlines (DAL, WMT)

Walmart finally closes on Jet.com, a South African retailer buys Mattress Firm and Delta's system failure have pushed Q2 earnings off the headlines Read Article

3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and Fitbit Inc (FIT)

Huge news changes the technical outlook for Merck (MRK) and Bristol-Myers (BMY) while the long-term picture favors the bulls for Fitbit (FIT). Read Article

Small and Mid Caps Breaking Out

Group rotation was one of the most prevalent features of July's advance. Read Article