The Epicurus Index and Other Indices

The Epicurus Index
see list below
Dow Jones Industrials
NASDAQ Composite
S&P 500
10 Year Treasury
Crude Oil
FTSE 100 (London)
CAC 40 (Paris)
DAX (Frankfurt)
Hang Seng (Hong Kong)
Nikkei 225 (Osaka)
Straits Times (Singapore)

The Epicurus Index (above) is our own index, consisting of 26 stocks, listed below, representing food, beverages and lodging. Each ticker symbol is linked to its corresponding page, providing company information.

Ticker Symbol Company Name Ticker Symbol Company Name
DEO Diageo plc ROX Castle Brands
CQB Chiquita Brands STZ Constellation Brands
YUM Yum Brands, Inc. BGS B & G Foods, Inc.
SFD Smithfield Foods, Inc. HSY The Hershey Company
MHGC Morgan’s Hotel Group WYNN Wynn Resorts Limited
OEH Orient-Express Hotels KO The Coca-Cola Company
CAG ConAgra Foods, Inc. PEP Pepsico, Inc.
KFT Kraft Foods, Inc. SYY Sysco Corporation
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. DLM DelMonte Foods, Inc.
MCD McDonald’s Corp. BKC Burger King Holdings Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc.
MAR Marriott International WEN Wendy’s/Arby’s Group
CHH Choice Hotels, Inc. HOT Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Find more information, such as precious and common metals and currencies on this page.

Market News from The Wall Street Journal.


WSJ.com: Markets: Markets
Sterling is the swing factor for investors. It may yet fall further to help the U.K. economy to adjust.
Lions Gate�s deal for Starz comes with financial benefits, but it may not solve either company�s strategic challenges.
Italy�s biggest lender has bought back its former investment bank chief to become CEO, he now needs to act like a ruthless outsider.
An improving U.S. manufacturing sector is expected to stay on track regardless of Brexit.
Mainland investors are again rushing to buy Hong Kong stocks, especially banks, but this shouldn�t be seen as special insight from local knowledge.
Currency trading has rebounded since the U.K. referendum, but other areas are still weak.
Big U.S. banks did well in the Federal Reserve�s stress tests, paving the way for better shareholder returns.
Political risk only gets paid lip-service in developed markets. Emerging markets have an advantage here.
Investors desperate for financial clarity now have to factor in the impact of Britain�s vote on the European car market