The Epicurus Index and Other Indices

The Epicurus Index
see list below
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10 Year Treasury
Crude Oil
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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.


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U.S. economic growth retreated to a modest pace in the final months of 2014, underscoring obstacles facing the recovery as troubles mount abroad.
Federal prosecutors in New York said they would drop charges against five men they previously accused of insider trading, the latest casualty of an appeals court ruling last month that upended the government�s ability to bring such charges.
A takeover fight between hard-charging rivals over a broker to Wall Street�s biggest banks is coming to a head, a showdown that has split the firm�s board amid dueling claims about management conflicts and the hostile bidder�s motivations.
Ally Financial�s chief executive reacted angrily to GM�s decision to squeeze the lender out of a lucrative leasing business and vowed to overcome getting jilted by the firm�s former parent.
The strong U.S. economy is dimming gold�s allure. Gold futures posted their sharpest decline�2.4%�in more than a year, a day after the Fed waxed optimistic about U.S. economic growth.