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Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 64 or 1.0 percent, to $64.77. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 66 or. 6 percent, to $108.38. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 68 or. 8 percent, to $82.46.
Aug 7- Cargill Inc, a top global commodities trader, said on Thursday its quarterly earnings fell as drought limited farm services opportunities in the United States and due to a loss stemming from the drop in the value of Venezuela's currency. Plains states, which have similarly impacted rival agribusinesses Archer Daniels Midland Co and Bunge Ltd..
SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, July 29- With green-tea flavoured toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.
A top holding in the $710 million Ivy Emerging Markets Equity Fund, the best performing diversified emerging market fund over the last five years, is Las Vegas Sands Corp, the U.S.-based casino operator that generates most of its revenue in Macao.
Actively managed large-cap mutual funds continue to come up short in their long-running battle against the S&P 500 index.
Before you put your next dollar in stocks, Cramer would like a word about cyclical versus secular stocks.
A change in Venezuela's foreign exchange system will likely boost these stocks, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday.
CARACAS, June 13- Venezuela's inflation soaring above 60 percent has boosted pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to speed up a transition toward a market-driven economy as the OPEC nation's model of state-controlled socialism heads toward stagflation.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
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The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
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The devaluation of the Venezuelan currency has hurt many companies including Ford Motor Co, Procter& Gamble Co and Mondelez International Inc, the maker of Cadbury and Oreo, as it reduces the value of sales in the Latin American country.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on the last day of the week, as fears about the Ukraine-Russia situation resurged.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
April 25- Colgate-Palmolive Co reported a 16 percent drop in quarterly profit, hurt by a one-time charge related to the fall in value of the Venezuelan bolivar. The company's net profit fell to $388 million, or 42 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 31, from $460 million, or 48 cents per share, a year earlier.
"If I want to successfully conquer India... I can't do that with a plant in Hamburg, "said Stefan Heidenreich, head of Beiersdorf, whose products range from Nivea to the high-end La Prairie creams. Nivea plans to open a factory in India in 2015, to make creams in smaller, cheaper packs, products with different scents and whitening creams, which are popular in Asia.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
CARACAS, March 25- Investors see Venezuela's new free-floating foreign exchange system as an important step toward improving the country's stretched finances, but economists question whether it can provide enough dollars to kick-start the economy. Still, Venezuela's bonds rose on Tuesday, extending gains from Monday as the measures encouraged investors.
CARACAS, March 25- Venezuelan bonds rose on Tuesday on optimism that a new free-floating foreign exchange system would improve the government's stretched finances even as critics slammed the move as the biggest devaluation in the OPEC nation's history.