What's Wall St. Thinking?: Donuts Debut, AT&T Data

Wednesday's IPO by the underwhelming Dunkin' Brands saw the company open at $19 before closing out the week nearly $10 a share higher. It's hard to see the appeal of this slow-growth business. But that's not the only bewildering, boneheaded development from last week on Wall Street.

Week Ahead: Earnings from Dell, Smucker's and More

Dell will highlight a handful of tech company results this week. Also reporting earnings will be food giants Smucker and Campbell Soup, also Marriott and other members of the lodging and hospitality industry, and the first of a long string of results from retailers.

J.M. Smucker Earnings Rise 5%

J.M. Smucker's first-quarter earnings rose 5%, even as sales inched lower compared with the same period a year ago on slightly improving profit margins.

TD Ameritrade Misses Amid Slower Trading

TD Ameritrade reported earnings below expectations, largely due to declining trade income and a low interest rate environment. The company recorded profits of 23 cents per share, down from 31 cents per share, a year earlier.

Need a Java Jolt? Try Smucker

J.M. Smucker has long been known as a jam and peanut butter brand. But as coffee continues to be the popular everyday beverage for millions of Americans, Smucker has lately emerged as an unlikely java play, thanks to its 2008 acquisition of Folger's and the Dunkin Donuts brand.