ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Capitals recalled defensemen Karl Alzner from Hershey of the American Hockey League on Friday and claimed Staffan Kronwall off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs organization.
Alex Ovechkin was given Wednesday off, an excused absence from practice that Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau said had nothing to do with the "stinger" the league's reigning MVP got from a shoulder-first crash into the boards.
Consumers are starting to notice a few less snaps, crackles and pops in their Cocoa Krispies lately. That's because cereal boxes - and the amount of cereal inside - are shrinking along with most food packages in the grocery store.
The maker of Snickers bars and M&Ms candies said it is raising wholesale prices on various items to offset the higher costs of raw materials, packaging and energy, the second major candy company in the past week to announce such a move
Dear FSB: I opened a fashion store in a high-income snowbird area last February. The store has high overhead and a high lease. With all the bad signs for the economy, stock market and real estate market, our market was hurting even before we settled here. With a limited budget, what would be the best marketing strategy to attract more customers?
The stock market closed out 2005 on a down note, as share prices eroded in December. For the year, the Dow was down a fraction of a percentage point, while the S&P 500 was up 3 percent. Basically, the 2005 market was about as flat as you can get.
After each earnings reporting season, I update my list of 70 top growth stocks. Although the Sivy 70 universe isn't intended to be a short-term buy list for traders, I do add and drop stocks from time to time as their long-term prospects change.