Trouble brewing at Green Mountain Coffee?

Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters are up today, but the company has brewed mostly
coffee1.ASB%2310644.jpg bad buzz in recent days.

The headlines have to give local economic development officials heartburn. GMCR, which has a large roasting and distribution operation in East Knox County, represents one of the region’s largest manufacturing investments in recent years.

The stock price has lost about half its value in the last week. And some observers question the company’s spending.

The latest headlines:

Wall Street Journal: Green Mountain chairman hit by margin call

Seeking Alpha: Green Mountain’s Capital Expenditures Raise Questions

Reuters: With Green Mountain, one analyst had it right