Jack Hough: 'Sugar May Be Bad for Your Portfolio'

On Wall Street, it can be dangerous to get carried away by a sugar high. Now that threat is becoming less metaphoric, and more literal. Barron’s Jack Hough joins MoneyBeat with a look at how the sugar backlash is hitting the Street. Photo: Getty Images.

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