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‘Car guy’ Biden touts electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

DETROIT (AP) — President Joe Biden, a “car guy” with his own vintage Corvette, showcased his administration’s efforts to promote electric vehicles during a visit Wednesday to the Detroit auto show. Biden traveled to the massive North American International Auto Show to plug the huge new climate, tax and health care law that offers tax …

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Robinhood users buy and hold companies ‘they know, understand and believe in for the long-term.’ Here are their favorite stocks.

Tech companies, electric-vehicle makers and some meme stocks are part of the aggregate mix of equities inside the portfolios of Robinhood users, according to a new index from the brokerage app geared at new investors. These are stocks like Amazon AMZN, +2.66%, Microsoft MSFT, +2.30%, Tesla TSLA, +3.60%, Apple AAPL, +1.88%, Ford Motor Company F, …

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Burger King $400 million plan to revive U.S. sales with remodels, advertising

CASCAIS, PORTUGAL – Burger King signs are seen at the local fast food restaurant.Horacio Villalobos | Corbis News | Getty ImagesBurger King on Friday said it plans to spend $400 million over the next two years on advertising and renovating its restaurants as part of a broader strategy to revive lagging U.S. sales.The Restaurant Brands …

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Breakfast sales hold steady as people heading back to offices cut back elsewhere

Consumers may be dining out less, but breakfast sales are holding steady as people return to offices and grab a quick bite or iced coffee on the way to work.Overall traffic to restaurants fell 2% in the second quarter from a year ago as inflation drove menu prices up, according to market research firm The …

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McDonald’s will reopen in Ukraine, 6 months after invasion

CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald’s will start reopening some of its restaurants in Ukraine in the coming months, a symbol of the war-torn country’s return to some sense of normalcy and a show of support after the American fast-food chain pulled out of Russia.The burger giant closed its Ukrainian restaurants after Russia’s invasion nearly six months …

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9 busy people share best hacks for making the most of vacation time

Americans are notorious for not taking a break. The average U.S. worker took less than 12 days of vacation in 2021 — six fewer than the global average — according to Expedia’s latest Vacation Deprivation study of 14,500 working adults across 16 countries. Yet an overwhelming majority of workers say taking vacations makes them feel more patient …

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Burger King parent says more customers are redeeming coupons and loyalty rewards

A Burger King Whopper hamburger is displayed on April 05, 2022 in San Anselmo, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesMore customers at Burger King and its sister brands are redeeming coupons and loyalty program rewards as inflation pushes menu prices higher. Restaurant Brands International CEO Jose Cil told CNBC that the company hasn’t seen any significant …

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