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PepsiCo on Thursday reported a higher quarterly profit, lifted by sales gains in its snacks business.
Some high profile earnings beats by General Electric, Pepsico and Morgan Stanley helped counterbalance the hangover of Wednesday's big tech earnings misses.
Shares of Sodastream rose as much as 12 percent after Calcalist identified PepsiCo, Dr Pepper or Starbucks as the potential investors in the firm.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Wednesday, ahead of a busy day for bank, tech and pharmaceutical earnings.
Concerns over escalating conflict added to bond purchases, after a gauge of manufacturing in NY earlier grew at a slower rate than the previous month.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, as Ukraine worries and fears about slowing demand in China weighed on stocks.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Tuesday, as investors awaited results from a number of industry heavyweights.
Like thunderstorms cooling an overheated landscape, more selling could rumble through the stock market in the coming week.
Researchers found an "association" between using diet drinks and health problems, but can't say the drinks caused the problems.
Coca-Cola survived U.S. soda volume declines for years by raising prices. But the recent decline in Diet Coke consumption looks tough.
U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Monday, ahead of the publication of flash manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index) data.
The risk of economic sanctions against Russia poses risk to Western companies. The most vulnerable include consumer brands.
The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.
With stocks near all-time highs, short interest reached the highest level in 20 months, but some investors are seeing the trend as a bullish sign.
It's another step in Michelle Obama's campaign against obesity. NBC reports.
With more storms coming, traders will be plowing through economic reports for the impact of winter weather on the economy and corporate profits.
PepsiCo reported a 5 percent jump in quarterly profit, helped by strong sales of Frito-Lay chips and cost-cutting measures.
Twitter and Walt Disney among the headlines after the bell Wednesday.
Coca-Cola will purchase a 10 percent minority stake in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, sending the smaller firm's shares rocketing.
COO Sheryl Sandberg and CFO David Ebersman also said the company had invested in ways to better measure results for advertisers.