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  • Dollar General and Monster are big market movers Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Dollar General Corp., up $6.68 to $64.14. The discounter started a bidding war for rival Family Dollar, offering $8.95 billion as it tries to trump a Dollar Tree bid.

  • Bourbon production reaches high point since '70s Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky— Kentucky bourbon companies are making more booze than they have since the 1970 s, but the high production also holds an inherent risk. To put it in bartenders' lingo: Distillers are putting up the tab for millions of rounds of bourbon years before it's even ordered.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Coca-Cola Co's $2.15 billion wager on a stake in Monster Beverage Corp highlights the growth-starved soft drink company's embrace of deals that fall short of a full-blown merger and acquisition but allow it to test-drive potentially risky targets.

  • Have a Coke & some Kraft?     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    Discussing the deal with Monster Beverage and who Coke should be looking to acquire, with Robert Luna, SureVest Wealth Management, and William Chappell, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

  • Monster jolt Coke needs?     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Jeff Cioletti, Beverage World, discusses Coca-Cola's stake in Monster Beverage. Cioletti explains why it makes sense for Coke to get involved with Monster.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:04 a.m. EDT Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    As Russia allows inspection of convoy in Ukraine, markets get a further boost Supervalu says there may have been a data breach at some of its supermarkets and liquor stores China e-commerce giant Alibaba's film unit investigating suspected accounting problems Hong Kong cuts growth forecast as economy slows on drop in Chinese tourist spending US producer prices believed to have edged up by 0.1 percent in July as inflation remains mild US industrial production likely rose 0.3 percent in July Police: body found in lake may be that of Liechtenstein ex-fund manager sought in banker death Stores work hard to get a promising start to back-to-school season Companies race to begin first human tests of vaccines developed by US, Canadian governments Coca-Cola to pay $2.15 billion for stake in energy drinks maker Monster Beverage

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:29 a.m. EDT Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 1:29 AM ET

    China e-commerce giant Alibaba's film unit investigating suspected accounting problems Stores work hard to get a promising start to back-to-school season Companies race to begin first human tests of vaccines developed by US, Canadian governments Coca-Cola to pay $2.15 billion for stake in energy drinks maker Monster Beverage JC Penney 2 Q loss narrows, sales rise; Encouraging signs for troubled department store chain Asian stocks mostly higher after Putin seems to tone down Ukraine rhetoric, Wall Street rises Online retail growing fast in India while big box rivals lose way in maze of restrictions As France and Germany falter, 18- country eurozone shows zero growth in second quarter Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook as sales stay sluggish, costs mount Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire top $200,000 for 1st time

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:44 a.m. EDT Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    China e-commerce giant Alibaba's film unit investigating suspected accounting problems Stores work hard to get a promising start to back-to-school season Companies race to begin first human tests of vaccines developed by US, Canadian governments Coca-Cola to pay $2.15 billion for stake in energy drinks maker Monster Beverage JC Penney 2 Q loss narrows, sales rise; Encouraging signs for troubled department store chain Asian stocks mostly higher after Putin seems to tone down Ukraine rhetoric, Wall Street rises Online retail growing fast in India while big box rivals lose way in maze of restrictions As France and Germany falter, 18- country eurozone shows zero growth in second quarter Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook as sales stay sluggish, costs mount Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire top $200,000 for 1st time

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 11:49 p.m. EDT Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:49 PM ET

    Stores work hard to get a promising start to back-to-school season Companies race to begin first human tests of vaccines developed by US, Canadian governments Coca-Cola to pay $2.15 billion for stake in energy drinks maker Monster Beverage JC Penney 2 Q loss narrows, sales rise; Encouraging signs for troubled department store chain Asian stocks mostly higher after Putin seems to tone down Ukraine rhetoric, Wall Street rises Online retail growing fast in India while big box rivals lose way in maze of restrictions As France and Germany falter, 18- country eurozone shows zero growth in second quarter Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook as sales stay sluggish, costs mount Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire top $200,000 for 1st time GE confirms talks with Electrolux, others for sale of appliance division

  • TORONTO, Aug 14- Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons, which has offered only one coffee blend in its 50- year history, hopes to lure new coffee drinkers and fend off rivals such as Starbucks Corp and McDonald's Corp with the launch throughout North America of its new dark roast blend.

  • *Putin strikes conciliatory tone on Ukraine. NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease concerns about escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings.

  • Keurig Green Mountain to raise coffee prices Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    WATERBURY, Vt.— Keurig Green Mountain is raising coffee prices by up to 9 percent effective in early November due to higher costs. Keurig Green Mountain said that it needs to boost prices because of factors including higher prices for cocoa and green coffee and increases in packaging materials, energy and transportation costs.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Keurig Green Mountain Inc said on Thursday it will hike coffee prices by up to 9 percent in November, becoming the latest major drinks maker trying to cover soaring coffee costs.

  • Can breweries survive when pubs close down?     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Colin Valentine, chairman at CAMRA, explains why more and more U.K. breweries are opening while there is an increasing number of pubs closing down.

  • Kellogg wants suppliers to report carbon emissions Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan— Kellogg said Wednesday it will step up efforts to reduce planet-warming emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative designed to be more environmentally friendly.

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 12- Brazilian-Lebanese financier Joseph Safra's push to diversify his $16 billion fortune out of banking and real estate is taking the world's richest banker to the fruit stand.

  • *KKR teams up with Rhone Capital for $3.1 bln takeover offer. HONG KONG, Aug 12- A KKR& Co- led takeover of Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd would likely lead to a long and drastic overhaul, resulting in a much smaller but more profitable company, bankers familiar with the matter said.

  • SYDNEY/ HONG KONG, Aug 11- Private equity giant TPG Capital Management LP made a $3.1 billion approach for Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd, a source said, setting the scene for a possible bid war for the world's No.2 winemaker with rival KKR& Co..

  • SYDNEY, Aug 11- Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd said on Monday it received a second, unsolicited $3.13 billion takeover approach, from a suitor it didn't identify, setting the scene for a potential bidding war for the world's No.2 winemaker. The offer matches last week's bid from private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts& Co LP and Rhone Capital LLC.

  • *Major indexes at session high after Russia report. NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stocks rose Friday, with major indexes hitting session highs and erasing losses from the week, buoyed by news that Russia was ending military drills near the Ukrainian border that the U.S. had rapped as being "provocative."