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Stock Description and analysis for Starbucks using Yahoo

Visit the Yahoo! Finance Web site and insert a ticker symbol for a stock that interests you in the Get Quotes area. Then click on go to access links for:

? Basic Chart.
? Profile.
? Headlines.
? Research Reports.
? Analyst Coverage.

1. Describe specific stock information found on Yahoo Finance covering the above topics. Describe the information that is provided by each of these links.

2. Explain common types of stock transactions examples as presented on Yahoo Finance (using your chosen and 2-3 others as needed).

3. Analyzes factors affecting stock prices and performance for chosen stock (briefly compare to the market and/or others as needed)

4. Description and analysis of stock information (Applies concepts).

Please provide references.

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Visit the Yahoo! Finance Web site and insert a ticker symbol for a stock that interests you in the Get Quotes area. Then click on go to access links for:

? Basic Chart.
? Profile.
? Headlines.
? Research Reports.
? Analyst Coverage.

1. Describe specific stock information found on Yahoo Finance covering the above topics. Describe the information that is provided by each of these links.

I have taken Starbucks as company. Starbucks is the leading specialty restaurant chain in world.

Profile

As per yahoo website, "Starbucks Corporation engages in the purchase, roasting, and sale of whole bean coffees worldwide. It offers brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages, various complementary food items, and a selection of premium teas, as well as beverage-related accessories and equipment, through its retail stores. The company also licenses its trademark through other channels, such as licensed retail stores, as well as through certain of its licensees and equity investees." As of September 27, 2009, the company operated 8,800 retail stores. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Basic Chart

The above chart indicates that the last traded price is at $27.76. The 52wk Range has been: $12.52 - 27.93. Current Market capitalization of company is $20.6 bn

Headlines

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
? Starbucks' Famous Siren Gets Coffee Break, While Seattle's Best Coffee Takes Over
Business Wire (Wed, May ...

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Response explains Stock Description and analysis for Starbucks using Yahoo Finance

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