Money & Markets modules for Thursday, Aug. 9

TODAY

The Labor Department releases its weekly tally of applications for unemployment aid. Dropbox and Tronc report their quarterly earnings.

SPOTLIGHT

Match Group, the parent of online dating services including Match.com and OkCupid, soared after it reported a stronger second quarter than analysts expected and a jump in subscribers.

 

CENTERPIECE

Chipotle tries to churn "queso" into gold

Chipotle added the cheesy queso dip to its menu almost a year ago. Chipotle says customers adding queso to orders helped drive up sales 3.3 percent, but it hasn't brought more customers into its restaurants.

STORY STOCKS

Match (MTCH)

Snap (SNAP)

Avis Budget (CAR)

Hostess Brands (TWNK)

CVS Health (CVS)

Mylan (MYL)

Walt Disney (DIS)

Hess (HES)

FUND FOCUS

DFA US Small Cap (DFSTX)

Morningstar calls this fund an "attractive choice," noting that it weeds out the most expensive and least-profitable small-company stocks.

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