After years of criticism from advocates who urged McD's to offer more fruits and veggies, it is about to do just that. USA Today reports» Read More
In a story about athletes and corporate endorsements, The Associated Press erroneously described an endorsement by Gabrielle Douglas, the Olympic gymnast. Nike forgave Tiger Woods after he apologized for cheating on his wife.
Oct 11- General Mills, Mondelez, Hershey, ConAgra Foods. ,Pinnacle Foods, TreeHouse and Ralcorp. *Moody's: US Food Packagers' Operating Profits Likely to Rise in 2013.
PARIS-- He fires up the succulent pork over gnarled, carbonated pig bones, grows sweet greens in a soil mixed with pumice left over by the hazelnut oil industry and he's creating a new kind of wheat, named after himself _ Barber. But Dan Barber, the prize-winning American chef, insists he's not an ecologist who likes to cook.
Workers at Wal-Mart Stores Inc pay a surcharge of $10 per pay period if they smoke, for example. "Companies are struggling to get people more engaged in their health, and financial incentives are an increasingly important piece of that puzzle," says Tom Billet, senior consultant for human resource consulting firm Towers Watson.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Kurt McNeil, General Motors VP of U.S. Sales, about GM's sales numbers and the outlook for the auto industry.
Kendall Powell, General Mills chairman & CEO, discusses his company's outlook for next year and the impact of rising commodity prices on the economy and consumers.
General Mills raised its dividend by 8 percent, reported positive earnings, but gave disappointing guidance, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Ken Powell, General Mills chairman & CEO, offers insight on where he thinks his company is headed.
Oil supply shortages are raising concerns for investors and some are betting on $200 per barrel, says CNBC's Kate Kelly; and rising copper prices could be an opportunity to buy more shares of Freeport-McMoRan, says Richard Garchitorena, Credit Suisse.
General Mills is feeling financial pressure from higher input costs and shares are down after the company reported an earnings miss. Discussing the strategies GIS will take moving forward, with Chris O'Leary, General Mills executive vice president/COO.
Mad Money's Cramer offers investors a dividend stock that's as recession resistant as it gets, General Mills. This is a company, he says, that pays you to wait for things to get better.
Shares of General Mills are trading higher Wednesday despite its Q1 profit falling 14% on rising commodity costs, with Ken Powell, General Mills chairman & CEO.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a choppy session Monday, after another downgrade of Greece's credit rating offset gains from a flurry of M&A activity and as investors continued to worry over a slowing global recovery ahead of a handful of key economic news throughout the week.
The picks for your portfolio, with William Muggia, Touchstone Growth Opportunities Fund.
Stocks ended flat to slightly higher after fluctuating throughout the session after President Barack Obama delivered his plan for reducing the budget deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years, and as the Federal Reserve confirmed economic growth remains moderate across-the-country. Caterpillar rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks pared modest losses just before the close after rising slightly after President Barack Obama delivered his plan for reducing the budget deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years, and as the Federal Reserve confirmed economic growth remains moderate across-the-country. Kraft gained, while Boeing fell.
Stocks turned mixed as financials led the market lower despite JPMorgan's solid earnings results. IBM and Kraft rose, while Boeing fell.
Consumer packaging maker Silgan Holdings said Wednesday it will acquire Graham Packaging in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $1.28 billion.
The day's top business stories, including the resignation of Portuguese Prime Minister Socrates, a drop in the Euro, gold hits a new record and silver hits a 31-year high. Commodity stocks lead the market comeback and Bank of America is denied a request to pay a dividend again, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.
A look at the commodity costs that are impacting General Mills and insight on the companies that have the most pricing power, with Jonathan Feeney, Janney Capital Markets and CNBC's Brian Shactman.
The IPO market continued to face tough times this week, with three offerings priced at the low-end of their ranges despite paring back the size of the deal—and one was cancelled outright.