AP Top Financial News At 10:31 a.m. EST
Stores borrow from fast-food industry's playbook
Measure of future US economic activity up 0.2 pct.
Rate on US 30-year mortgage hits record 3.31 pct.
Fewer seek US jobless aid as storm distorts data
Stocks near break-even on Wall Street
Expert sees a gathering storm for top fund manager
Deere 4Q net income misses analyst expectations
Hostess says talks to stave off shutdown fail
Scholastic shares tumble on guidance cut
Oil up to above $87 after Tel Aviv bus explosion