March 14 (Reuters) - Sandwich chain Quiznos Corp filed for pre-packaged bankruptcy protection on Friday after struggling with high debt and stiff competition for years.
Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in March to a four-month low, indicating household spending may be slow to pick up from a weather-related setback earlier this year.
Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and Credit Suisse Group AG were among more than a dozen banks sued by the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
U.S. stocks were on track for weekly losses Friday as investors focused on disappointing U.S. economic data and looked ahead to this weekend's vote in Crimea on whether to secede from Ukraine.
Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) said Friday it plans to expand its lineup of Starbucks (SBUX) single-serve products in return for ending the coffeehouse chain's exclusivity deal.