The bid to rename the sweetener by the Corn Refiners Association comes as Americans' concerns about health and obesity have sent consumption of high fructose corn syrup, used in soft drinks but also in bread, cereal and other foods, to a 20-year low.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, July 29.
Wal-Mart Stores is still quenching consumers' thirst for cheap soda, and that's really bad news for private-label soft drink manufacturer Cott.
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Stocks tumbled Thursday and selling accelerated in the final minutes of trading as investors worried about two events coming Friday — a German vote on the EU bailout and options expiration. The Dow and S&P both lost 3.6%, while the Nasdaq fell over 4%. A key gauge of volatility spiked more than 25%.
Think the US is looking at a V-shaped recovery? So does Paul Hickey of Bespoke.
Wal-Mart's aggressive price cuts on soft drinks are a good deal for consumers shopping for their Memorial Day barbecue, but it might not be so sweet for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group — not to mention Wal-Mart — in the long run.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, May 6.
An option trader is making a long-term bet that Coca-Cola will rally by early next year. OptionMonster's real-time tracking systems detected upside activity at the January 57.50 strike... There is no open interest at the strike, so this buying was done to open a new position.
Although it's tough to back-up this assumption with hard statistics, the beverage of choice in 2009 was likely good old fashioned tap water.
Sales of carbonated soft drinks in the U.S. fell for the fifth year in a row last year, although the pace of decline has slowed from 2008, according to a report from industry trade magazine Beverage Digest.
Markets around the world are ahead of the economy, said Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, economic advisor at MasterCard Worldwide. He shared his market strategies.
In today's trading session, a total of 103 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Two companies, KLA-Tencor and Dr Pepper Snapple, are seeing their shares moving at levels not reached in years — apparently, for different reasons. Analysts Patrick Ho of Stifel Nicolaus and David Silver of Wall Street Strategies offered their market intelligence.
In today's trading session, a total of 76 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
In today's trading session, a total of 74 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
S&P 500 closes at 1150.24, a 52-week high. One of the last technical hurdles was breached at the close today, as the S&P 500 closed at its highest level since October 1, 2008. The big cap index has now joined the Nasdaq, Russell 2000 and S&P Midcap, all at new highs. How strong has this slow melt-up been?
In today's trading session, a total of 65 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have each decided to purchase its bottlers in a move to cut costs and increase distribution flexibility. So should investors buy Coke or Pepsi? Philip Gorham, stock analyst at Morningstar, discussed his stock preference.