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Stocks ended the holiday-shortened week lower as surprisingly weak monthly employment report sparked worries of a U.S. economic recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a weekly loss of 1.7%, the S&P 500 fell 1.3% and the Nasdaq Composite declined 1.2%.
Stocks closed higher on strong economic data, but gains were limited because of uncertainty whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates. "Today the data was great--the ISM, retailer sales--but tomorrow it might not be," said Stephen Porpora, managing floor broker at William O'Neil.
Campbell Soup on Thursday said its earnings rose 39 percent for the fourth quarter, versus results a year ago that reflected costs related to sales of some European operations. But its profit from continuing operations fell 37 percent in the latest quarter.
Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli is considering buying Campbell Soup's Godiva Chocolatier brand, its chief executive told the Financial Times Deutschland newspaper.
Progressive, Perini, Titanium Metals, Coach 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.
Campbell Soup is putting its chocolate business Godiva up for sale to concentrate on its baked-snacks businesses.
U.S. information technology company SystemsNet is interested in buying struggling Dutch computer services firm Getronics, daily De Telegraaf reported on Thursday.
Struggling Dutch computer services firm Getronics said on Tuesday a U.S. company was interested in buying it, sending Getronics shares up as much as 16%.
The recent wave of M&A and private equity has missed the larger packaged food manufacturers, but the sector remains on the radar screen of private equity players, who could be poised to begin a new round of deal-making.
Raytheon said a consortium it is leading in collaboration with Computer Sciences Corp has been chosen to oversee the US Army's live, virtual and constructive training operations and support systems worldwide.
Retail investors looking to jump back into the stock market may find it difficult to find out where to even begin given the wealth of mutual funds and ETFs out there. And even those comfortable with fund-based portfolios may want to explore the field of individual stocks, which are riskier than fund but also potentially more rewarding.
Good morning. Chinese gaming stocks are in the spotlight Monday as The9 propelled Nancy Beaumont to the top of the pack on its 10.31% gain. The9 was up on the news that Electronic Arts agreed to buy a $167M stake in the company, and also licensed a soccer game to The9. Steven Lee managed to hold onto second even though he was all in cash after Friday's trading. He has now gone all-in on Neurochem.
Campbell Soup Monday posted higher-than-expected quarterly profit, boosted by price increases, sales of new products like lower-sodium soups and strength in its V8 vegetable juice business. The company also raised its quarterly earnings forecast, and its stock rose in early trading.
Good morning everyone. Here's a look at the current standings on our finalist leaderboard--as we head into the last week of the contest. Steven Lee (pictured) holds onto first place--and he's taking a rather conservative approach by remaining all in cash and hoping that Serge Amelyan's all-in bet on Terra Industries doesn't pan out. Serge moves back into 2nd place from 4th on his Intuit trade up on strong earnings.
Computer Sciences' federal sector business unit said late Monday it has received contracts valued at $1.28 billion.
Campbell Soup posted better-than-expected quarterly profit this morning, sending its shares to a seven-year high, as sales of Pepperidge Farm baked goods offset U.S. soup sales that fell amid unseasonably warm weather during much of the quarter.
Americans will spend almost $17 billion to celebrate Valentine's Day, on flowers, cards, jewelry and more. Some businesses, such as Godiva Chocolatier, are institutions in the Valentine’s market. In a CNBC.com video interview, President Jim Goldman talks about why chocolate continues to be a perennial favorite.
Markets? Markets? We Don’t Need No Markets!: During its nearly 18-year history, CNBC has employed a number of programming strategies on days when the markets are closed. Today is one such day - as the nation honors the memory of its 38th president, Gerald Ford. In this instance, we chose to go with regular live programming....