5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, April 4

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks steady; key Treasury spreads remain inverted Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 31, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures were mixed Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq looking modestly higher. Twitter shares soared … Read more

Starbucks’ New York City Reserve Roastery becomes the 9th cafe to unionize

Employees serve customers at a newly opened Starbucks’ Reserve Roasteries in the Meatpacking District on December 14, 2018 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Starbucks baristas at its New York City Reserve Roastery voted 46-36 in favor of forming a union on Friday, dealing a blow to incoming interim CEO Howard Schultz … Read more

Labor foe Schultz returns as Starbucks union effort grows

From the time he bought Starbucks in 1987 to the time he stepped down as chairman in 2018, Howard Schultz consistently — and successfully — fought attempts to unionize Starbucks’ US stores and roasting plants. But Schultz — who was recently named Starbucks’ interim chief executive — never confronted a unionization movement as big and … Read more