It’s a trend that seems to defy Econ 101: In early November, the price of frozen whole turkeys drops. Economists can’t agree on why. The NYT reports.» Read More
In the consumer space, the Fast Money gang may have popped the top on a refreshing trade.
With so much of the beverage industry's growth coming from product categories that barely existed a decade ago, it's no wonder everyone is continuously looking for the next big thing. Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have gotten adept at snatching up some of these brands after they have successfully tested their concept in the marketplace. That's ruffling a few feathers among the independent bottlers.
Former Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO Neville Isdell says he's watching PepsiCo's attempt to buy its two largest bottlers with great interest, but he wouldn't suggest Coke tread down the same path.
As of yesterday, over 80% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
A new Pepsi generation may be dawning. In major shift in strategy, PepsiCo unveiled a plan to buy back control of two of its largest bottlers for $6 billion. If successful, the move is likely to continue to shake-up the beverage industry for some time.
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Pepsi's latest challenge: Taking on the task of distributing Rockstar energy drinks. Looks like competition in the category is about to get a boost of adrenaline.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday increased its share stake in heavyweights like Coca Cola, McDonald's and Autonation.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Prudential and Discover Financial Services popped while Intel and US Steel dropped.
Coca-Cola reported better-than-expected quarterly profit before one-time items, helped by the weak dollar, and its shares rose 1.6 percent in premarket trade.
Pepsi Bottling Group posted better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as price increases in the United States and Canada more than offset a decline in volume.
The "latte effect" of the go-go years had consumers spending $4 a day on coffee. Now the downturn is forcing them to rethink the wisdom of such habits.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Coca-Cola, the world's largest maker of soft drinks, reported higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by the absence of a large one-time charge that dampened profit in the year-ago period.
Another grueling week for Wall Street could be in store, even as some see value among the wreckage wrought so far this year as fretful investors remain jumpy over prospects for the economy and wary of more trouble at bond insurers.
Today we're reprinting a classic from December 17th.Q: It's time to say Happy 52-Week high to a carbonated concoction colossus. The world's largest soft-drink bottler was founded in 1986 but its history dates back a century earlier when its namesake began producing its now-world-famous syrup. Flash-forward to last week, when the company upped its forecast and investors everywhere were feeling the fizz. Who is it?
Why not check out our Happy 52-Week High riddles from 2007! How well you know your stocks?
Coca-Cola Enterprises reported quarterly earnings in line with estimates, as price increases driven by rising aluminum and sweetener costs cut into demand in North America.
American Standard, Dell, Southern Copper and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.