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  • NEW YORK, March 27- The macaroni and ketchup merger of Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Brazilian private equity firm 3 G Capital Partners and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced a $46 billion deal to consolidate the companies Wednesday, one that will create the No. 3 packaged food maker in North America after PepsiCo and Nestle USA.. That should take some...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 8 percent to $123.25 with 38,221,800 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. rose 1.7 percent to $9.46 with 25,276,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 1 percent to $27.13 with 19,514,500 shares traded.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:20 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose. 8 percent to $2.65 with 27,843,800 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 7 percent to $124.24 with 45,918,300 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $22.40 with 34,520,300 shares traded.

  • You've been warned: 11 big stocks to avoid Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Pothole in road

    There are 11 stocks in the Standard & Poor's 500 that analysts are pretty much telling you to steer clear of. USA Today reports.

  • More Kraft-Heinz mega mergers on the way? Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:07 AM ET
    Packages of Kraft Singles American cheese product sit on the shelf of a market in San Francisco.

    The consumer packaged goods industry is ripe for more mega-mergers like this week's H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods deal, according to the chief financial officer of a leading food manufacturer.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, March 26- Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, is close to proposing JAB Holding Chief Executive Olivier Goudet as its next chairman, according to four sources familiar with the matter. Goudet, born in 1964, has served as chief financial officer of US confectionery giant Mars Inc. Since June 2012, he has been partner and CEO of JAB...

  • Correction: Financial Markets story Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 12:21 AM ET

    Peter Cardillo works for Rockwell Global Capital, not Avalon Partners. The selling gathered strength in the afternoon, with companies like Avago Technologies and Skyworks Solutions losing the most. Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital, said the market's fall was driven by big investors selling some of their winnings before the...

  • *Oil up as Saudi Arabia launches military strikes on Yemen rebels. SYDNEY, March 26- Asian share markets were mostly lower on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East and losses on Wall Street soured sentiment, while the dollar's bull run looked to have stalled for the time being. A dearth of economic data in Asia meant the path of least resistance was lower and MSCI's...

  • *Asia under pressure as tech stocks drag on Wall St. *Oil up as Saudi Arabia launches military strikes on Yemen rebels. A dearth of economic data in Asia meant the path of least resistance was lower and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.5 percent.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as soft US data dims mood Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:55 PM ET

    *Asia under pressure as tech stocks drag on Wall St. SYDNEY, March 26- Asian shares slipped on Thursday as losses on Wall Street and soft U.S. economic data soured sentiment, while the dollar's bull run looked to have stalled for the time being. A dearth of economic data in Asia meant the path of least resistance was lower and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...

  • Heinz Co, which is controlled by 3 G Capital and Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. His larder already included everything from Burger King's Triple Whopper burgers, Coca-Cola soft drinks and Tim Horton donuts to See's Candies and Dairy Queen icecream Blizzards, as well as such Heinz brands as Tomato Ketchup, Ore-Ida fries, bagel bites and T.G.I. Friday's...

  • Cramer Remix: The selloff was made for this stock Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:02 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer is focusing on selloff wishes and portfolio dreams.

  • Cramer: Missed buying Kraft? Don't sweat it Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
    Kraft and Heinz products are shown in Chicago, March 25, 2015.

    Missed the Kraft-Heinz boat? Jim Cramer says don't worry! He is much more enthusiastic on cashing in on these portfolio trends.

  • Cramer—Ouch! Market is too hot to handle right now Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:14 PM ET
    Broken over-easy eggs

    Jim Cramer is making a bold call yet again. Some stocks are getting too hot to handle, and he calls for investors to step aside and let it cool.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Asure Software Inc.: Approximately 131,300 shares changed hands, a 2,400.0 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 40 or 6.6 percent to $5.64. Kofax Ltd.: Approximately 24,161,800 shares changed hands, a 12,566.3 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • How Kraft options traders made $15 million Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 5:14 PM ET
    Boxes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese on a store shelf in Los Angeles

    Talk about stacking cheddar.

  • Lumber Liquidators and Kraft are big market movers Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 5:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., up $3.03 to $31.86. Lexmark International Inc., up $2.48 to $43.27.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St drops as biotechs, semis hit Nasdaq Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 4:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 25- U.S. stocks dropped on Wednesday as a slump in technology and biotechs sent the Nasdaq to its biggest decline in nearly a year while the S&P 500 fell through key support levels. The index finished below its 14- day average for the first time since Feb. 11 and its 50- day moving average for the first time since Oct. 17. "We've got a little bit of a reprieve...

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks plunged, closing more than 1 percent lower as investors weighed the impact of the strong dollar on the economy and earnings.

  • Heinz Co, backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Brazilian private equity firm 3 G Capital, will combine with Kraft Foods Group Inc to create the third-largest North American food company, executives said on Wednesday. The deal deepens Buffett's hold on leading U.S. food brands, as well as that of 3 G founder Jorge Paulo Lemann, Brazil's richest man.