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"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.
The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.
In his book "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's "Mad Money" host explains how spotting long-term megatrends can help investors surf the wave of profitability.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Feb 18- Colgate-Palmolive Co, the world's largest toothpaste maker, said it expected a one-time loss of $180 million to $200 million in the current quarter after Venezuela devalued its foreign exchange rate.
NEW YORK, Feb 13- Procter& Gamble Co is considering current and former executives of the world's largest household products maker as it begins the search for candidates to succeed Chairman and Chief Executive A.G. Lafley, according to sources familiar with the situation.
US multinational companies are dealing with an increasingly big headache when it comes to sales and profits: currencies.
Treasurys held on to earlier losses after of the Treasury Dept's auction of five-year notes and seven-year debt and after the release of US GDP data.
*Fourth-quarter adjusted earnings $0.75/ share vs est. Jan 30- Colgate-Palmolive Co, the world's largest toothpaste maker, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as cost cuts offset the negative impact of a stronger dollar.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Thursday, on what will be the busiest day of fourth quarter earnings season.
Jan 30- Colgate-Palmolive Co, the world's largest toothpaste maker, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as cost cuts helped the company offset the negative impact of a stronger dollar. The company gets about 80 percent of its revenue from outside the United States.
Jan 30- Colgate-Palmolive Co, the world's largest toothpaste maker, reported a 6 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a stronger dollar. Excluding items, Colgate-Palmolive earned 75 cents per share. Colgate-Palmolive said foreign exchange fluctuations hurt sales by 4.5 percent.
Adjusting to a world with less Fed liquidity has created pain in those markets with current account deficiencies, weak currencies and inflation.
DEARBORN, Mich., Jan 28- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday joined a growing number of multinational companies expressing concern that economic turmoil in Venezuela and Argentina could spell trouble for 2014 profits.
Procter & Gamble is introducing new flavors for Crest toothpaste—mint chocolate trek, lime spearmint zest and vanilla mint spark.
Traders are bracing for another rough ride in markets this week, as the emerging markets continue to shakeout and the Fed is expected to announce another round of cuts to its easing program.
Are you prepared to navigate another wave of selling, should one come, in the week ahead?