Kraft Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:KRFT)

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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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Prices Rising for Starbucks Coffee

In March Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) CEO Howard Schultz said that the company had no plans to raise its prices. This morning the company announced that a grande or venti ...
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Four Stocks That Can Hold Up Well in a Big Market Sell-Off

Every indicator tracked on Wall Street says the market is expensive, very expensive. The only legitimate reason to keep buying stock at these levels is a good one: It's a ...
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Kraft Raises Price of Maxwell House by 10%

As the price of arabica coffee rises, more and more coffee makers are raising their prices, too. Kraft Foods Group Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) has increased the price of its famous ...
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Folgers, Dunkin’ Brand Coffee Prices Rise 9%

After hitting a peak of around $2.15 a pound in mid-April, coffee prices have moderated somewhat to around $1.70 a pound for arabica beans. So why did J.M. Smucker Co. ...
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The Highest-Yielding Dividends That Are Safe to Hold

Dividend payments by S&P 500 companies reached an all-time high last year, totaling some $330.8 billion, according to FactSet. As of this March, 418 of the 500 companies in the ...
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Living the Burger King Lifestyle Isn’t Cool

After 40 years of allowing customers to "Have It Your Way," Burger King Worldwide (NYSE: BKW) wants you to know it identifies with self-expression and individualism, so now it's OK to "Be ...
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Kraft Foods Earnings Boosted by One-Time Gains

Kraft Foods Group Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) reported first-quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Thursday. The packaged food and beverage company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.78 ...
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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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