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Procter & Gamble and its smaller rival Colgate-Palmolive posted slightly better-than-expected quarterly profits, but the results failed to excite Wall Street.
Household products company Colgate-Palmolive said net income rose to $401 million, or 73 cents a share, from $361.2 million, or 65 cents a share, a year ago.
Maria Sharapova has endorsement deals with Nike, Land Rover, Tag Heuer, Canon, Motorola and Colgate. But I always thought she was missing the drink category. That will change likely tomorrow when PepsiCo is expected to announce a deal with the 19-year-old tennis beauty. Also, Michael Jordan and his wife have called it quits after a 17-year marriage. The timing of the announcement, just a couple days before the end of the year, was best for Jordan...
From the looks of it, the small cap sector is right on track to outperform large caps for an unprecedented 7th consecutive year. But will small companies be the better investment in 2007? Some big money investors don’t think so. On “Squawk on the Street” CNBC’s Mark Haines spoke with one such investor -- Bob Millen, Co-Portfolio Manager of the 4-Star Morningstar rated Jensen Portfolio.