Starbucks and the New York City Sugary Drink Debacle
Mar 11th 2013 8:00PM
Updated Mar 11th 2013 9:00PM
The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
In today's installment, a judge blocks New York City's ban on large-sized sugary drinks. The ban was set to take effect on Tuesday. Starbucks had said it would defy the ban while Dunkin' Donuts was ready to comply. That story plus a wrap-up of the Dow today, a discussion of the day's four biggest market movers, and two stocks we're going to be watching closely this week.
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