Say "Sunbeam" and investors think "Chainsaw" Al Dunlap at least as quickly as Mr Coffee, Oster or any of the other famous brands made by the No. 1 U.S. small-appliance maker.
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Full disclosure does not spell full access on Wall Street. Investor conferences hosted by top investment banks and brokerages - during which CEOs pitch to big institutional investors, sometimes dramatically moving their companies' share prices as they speak - very often remain invitation-only affairs.
Animal-rights group PETA on Wednesday said it would campaign to force No. 2 fast-food group Burger King to adopt new animal welfare standards, following a similar publicity effort last year against McDonald's.