Brown-Forman Corp


  • PARIS, April 24- Pernod Ricard said it was buying Kenwood Vineyards to beef up its premium wines portfolio in the United States, the French drinks company's biggest market, and was looking for more small-scale acquisitions.

  • LONDON, April 7- U.S. drinks company Brown-Forman is one of several parties considering second-round bids for the Whyte& Mackay whisky business, expected to fetch around 350 million pounds, said three people familiar with the matter.

  • LONDON, April 4- European shares edged higher on Friday, heading for a ninth straight day of gains, as investors bet a jobs report would show recent weakness in the U.S. economy was caused by a harsh winter and its recovery was on track. Societe Generale predicted that better weather and demand for workers led employers to add 275,000 jobs.

  • LONDON, April 4- European shares advanced for a ninth straight session on Friday, with investors betting a U.S. jobs report would show recent economic weakness was due to the cold winter and that the recovery remains on track.

  • Game plan: Cramer’s strategies into jobs number Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Make no mistake, said Jim Cramer, next week will be all about the forthcoming jobs number.

  • AMATITAN, Mexico, Feb 11- An expected surge in Chinese demand should boost Mexico's tequila exports by 20 percent within a decade, according to the regulator of the country's signature cactus-based liquor, and producers are gearing up for a boom.

  • Cramer: Could you use a good stiff drink? Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Frazzled by all the uncertainty in the market? Cramer thinks you need a shot of the hard stuff.

  • LONDON, Jan 8- Diageo PLC and celebrity rapper turned business mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs have jointly bought luxury U.S. tequila brand DeLeon, hoping to repeat the success they have had with the company's fast-growing Ciroc vodka.

  • Cheers! 80th anniversary of repeal of Prohibition Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 2:58 PM ET
    A group of young women at the bar on board the luxury liner SS Manhattan, off New York, 5th December 1933.

    Today is the 80th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. The Twenty-First Amendment was ratified on December 5, 1933.

  • Ho! Ho! Ho! Wine sales are soaring Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Wine sales are soaring. How do investors get in on the action (besides drinking)? Todd Schoenberger raises a glass and offers up some advice.

  • Good news bad again: Wall St off after ADP numbers Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:35 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Wednesday, ahead of several economic indicators which could give an idea as to how Friday's non-farm payrolls number will read.

  • Gabelli: I’m investing in bourbon Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    Turkey barrels outside of bourbon maker Wild Turkey, which is owned by Italy's Campari.

    Warren Buffett says it's hard to find value in this market. You know where Mario Gabelli finds value? In bourbon! Here are his plays.

  • Futures flat, but Syria worries continue to weigh Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pared their early losses to trade flat Wednesday following sharp losses in the previous session, but worries of a potential military strike against Syria continued to weigh.

  • Find fine cars, whiskey and guitars in Tennessee Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    FedEx, Jack Daniels and Volkswagen also have origins or significant North American investments in Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam says.

  • Brown-Forman's Big Bet on Bourbon     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:26 AM ET

    The spirits maker is planning a $36 million expansion of its Woodford Reserve distillery in Kentucky, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Futures Off Lows After ADP Reading Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures point to a lower open, after the Nikkei tumbled nearly 4 percent when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's third "Abenomics" arrow failed to impress investors.

  • Jim Cramer sees a slew of catalysts on the horizon that could either send stocks surging or tumbling.

  • Following are the events on Jim Cramer's radar as he develops strategy for the week ahead.

  • Maker's Mark Controversy: Just Add Water Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 4:40 PM ET
    Makers Mark

    Maker's Mark is watering down its whiskey. The question is whether demand in the U.S. will be affected by the move because backlash has been quick and angry.

  • Cash In on the Special Dividend Craze Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 12:23 PM ET

    While many special dividends have already been paid, Street.com has compiled a small collection of deals.

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