The Epicurus Index and Other Indices

The Epicurus Index
see list below
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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
The stock market�s gains under President Obama reflected not just rising valuations, but widening profit margins. President Trump is unlikely to see a repeat.
The chip maker�s stock has languished as data-center growth slows. A more realistic goal should help.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has a high bar to clear when it releases its quarterly report on Tuesday.
Add General Electric to the list of businesses concerned about the risks from health policy uncertainty. Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt noted on the fourth-quarter earnings conference call that the U.S health-care business faces some risks as a result.
The writing is on the wall for American Express, but investors can�t see it. Like a lifelong Platinum-card holder oblivious to the better options now available, the company�s investors are oddly unconcerned about worsening competition.
Apparel retailers could be among the hardest hit by tax proposals being weighed by the Trump administration.
Aviva creates new company with Tencent and Chinese investor, Hillhouse.
For all the talk of U.S. trade frictions with China under Donald Trump, one of the biggest losers if U.S. imports drop would be the rest of Asia.
Confident consumers are borrowing to spend, but pressures are building.