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Why You Should Expect Higher Coffee Prices Ahead

The futures price of coffee has basically doubled since early November, leaving one to ask how long can, say, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) go on until it has to boost ...
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Nelson Peltz Gets Seat on Mondelez Board, Backs Off Push for Pepsi Merger

Activist investor Nelson Peltz was named to the board of snack food company Mondelez Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) Tuesday, likely to avoid a proxy fight, and he says that he is no ...
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Kraft Velveeta Product Recall Follows “Cheesepocalypse” Outcry

Almost 1.8 million pounds of Kraft Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac are being recalled because some labels did not include soy, a common allergen, among the ingredients. The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Honeywell, Kraft, Staples, Valero and More

Stocks have pulled back over the past week, after eight straight weeks of rallying. Now investors are getting ready for year-end and positioning themselves for 2014. 24/7 Wall St. goes ...
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New IPO ETF Certain to Gain Traction, More IPO ETF Competition

The saying is that if there is a trading strategy, then there is an ETF strategy for that as well. Now the markets are getting a new exchange-traded fund strategy ...
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Spin-Offs Back in Vogue: Six Must-Watch Special Situations

When the markets go through periods of great gains, it is not uncommon to see companies start to take more radical efforts to increase their total return for shareholders. Some ...
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ConAgra Earnings Highlight Food Industry Struggles

ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE: CAG) reported first-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened this morning. The food processor and packager posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.37 on ...
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The Stocks That Warren Buffett Has Dumped

In last week's SEC filings, investors were given a chance to see which stocks have been bought and sold by Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). While new stakes ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Climb Higher by Close

August 2, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a mixed report on U.S. employment. The monthly report on personal income and outlays was also a mixed bag, ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher; New Highs Abound

August 1, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning as PMI readings in Europe bounced generally higher and China’s PMI improved slightly to remain positive. In the U.K., the ...
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Top Stocks to Buy from the Merrill Lynch US 1 List

With 2013 at almost the halfway point, we find this a good time to review the top current stocks to buy at various firms around Wall Street. The Bank of ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Rise to New Highs on Jobs Report

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following upward revisions from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on non-farm payrolls in February and March and a larger-than-expected rise in payrolls in ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Thursday: Markets Open Higher, S&P Posts Another All-time High

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning, buoyed by a smaller-than-expected total of new claims for unemployment benefits in the U.S. (more coverage here). The U.S. trade deficit also fell ...
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10 Key DJIA Events This Week: Earnings, Meetings, Dividend

This week should mark the climax of first quarter corporate earnings season. It will be a full week for the earnings calendar, along with key economic events and some corporate ...
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Is German Firm Looking to Challenge Starbucks?

With the purchase of its third coffee company in less than a year, German consumer products firm Joh. A. Benckiser (JAB) is spending real money to get its arms around ...
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