Investors seem to be craving burgers and crinkle-cut fries. Shares of Shake Shack Inc., a burger chain that started as a New York City hot dog cart, more than doubled in their stock market debut Friday.
Sales in the holiday quarter climbed 15 percent, leading to a profit well above most analyst predictions. By Jay Greene. Seattle Times business reporter.
Mattel Inc. 's new interim chief executive said Friday the toy maker's disastrous results are largely self-inflicted, pointing to a raft of problems from lackluster new products to misplaced marketing strategies.
(Bloomberg) -- American Airlines Group Inc. cleared a crucial hurdle in the 2013 US Airways merger as pilots approved a five-year contract that will provide an immediate 23 percent pay increase and annual raises.
U.S. consumers are feeling upbeat about the economy, according to data released Friday. The optimism could keep consumer spending on a rising trend, but future sentiment gains may depend on wage growth accelerating.