Colgate-Palmolive reported its second straight fall in quarterly sales, hurt by weak demand in markets such as Brazil and Europe and a strong dollar.» Read More
Companies making headlines before the bell Monday.
Sept 27- U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox Co said the Venezuelan government's takeover of two of its plants after the company pulled out of the country raised "grave concerns" about the safety of workers and surrounding communities.
It hasn’t happened in a while. But it happened today. And it happened so suddenly Cramer hopes you were sitting down.
CARACAS, Sept 23- Hundreds of workers protested on Tuesday outside the Venezuelan operation of U.S. home cleaning products maker Clorox Co, which is pulling out of the South American nation, state media said.
Sept 22- Home cleaning products maker Clorox Co said it was discontinuing operations in Venezuela as the business was no longer viable and that it was looking to sell its assets there. Venezuela devalued its currency bolivar last year, which forced a number of consumer goods companies such as Colgate-Palmolive Co and Avon Products Inc to slash product prices.
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..
After the worst week in two years, stocks are vulnerable to a further selloff.
Procter & Gamble's CEO was brought back to restore growth to the world's largest consumer products company. A year later, investors are still waiting.
A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.
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.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Now that they've made-up, Bill Ackman tells CNBC he's trying to get Carl Icahn to sell Herbalife.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Get out your Walkman! Cramer thinks a money making trend popular in the 1980s is about to surface again.
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.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.