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Is Pepsi Looking at a Stake in SodaStream?

Israeli business newspaper Calcalist reported Wednesday morning that SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), the Israel-based maker of home soft drink dispensers, is holding talks related to selling a stake of ...
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Herbalife Hit by New York Probe Today, but Who Else Tomorrow?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is caught between a rock and a hard place. After news broke this weekend that the company's business model is being probed by U.S. prosecutors and ...
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Coca-Cola Outlook Remains Cautious

The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the soft-drink maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.44 on revenues of ...
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Herbalife Probes Have Been Going on for Months

Shares of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) plunged about 14% on Friday following a Financial Times report that the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI have each launched criminal% investigations ...
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Sharp Rise in Gas Prices, Some Areas at $4

The dreaded $4-a-gallon price for an average gallon of gasoline has not been reached nationwide, but as that national average spiked to $3.635 yesterday, some parts of the country are ...
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Is Coke Worth More Than Pepsi?

Is the Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE:KO) worth more than PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP)? It would appear so, at least based on brand value. The subject is, however, more complicated than just ...
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Federal Probes of Herbalife Started

The Financial Times reported late Friday afternoon that Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is being investigated by both the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI. Neither federal agency would comment ...
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Walmart to Offer Discount on Organic Foods

The trend, which seems to have become permanent, among Americans to buy organic foods got a boost from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT). The company announced that it would sell ...
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Why Pet Food Sale Is a Win-Win for P&G and Mars

Procter & Gamble Co.'s (NYSE: PG) sale of its most of pet food business to Mars for $2.9 billion should be a win for both companies. Mars, better known for ...
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Beer Sales Drive Constellation Brands Earnings

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The premium wine and beverage company reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Why a Dividend Hike Merits Some Caution in P&G and Consumer Products

The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), the world's top consumer products giant and a Dow Jones Industrial Average component, made important news on Monday by announcing that it was ...
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Sam’s Club Hit by Chicken Nugget Recall

Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) has recalled more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained of finding bits of plastic in their food. The recall includes 5-pound ...
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Starbucks Slashes Prices on Coffee

For some reason, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has slashed prices on some coffee and coffee products between April 1 to April 7. The coffee shop chain did not give any ...
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What Is Wrong at Care.Com After the IPO?

Care.com Inc. (NYSE: CRCM) was supposed to be a great IPO. In fact, it was going to even be in our top IPOs to watch in 2014, but the company ...
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What Health Risk in Soda? Coca-Cola Credit Ratings Looking Positive

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a Dow Jones industrial Average component with shares that have been pressured compared to the broad market. It faces health concerns, and it does ...
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