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  • General Mills sales drop for sixth straight quarter Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:23 AM ET

    March 18- General Mills Inc, the maker of Bisquick and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reported lower sales for the sixth straight quarter, hurt by a stronger dollar. General Mills said in January that it would close plants in Midland, Ontario, Canada and New Albany, Indiana, cutting about 500 jobs. Net income attributable to General Mills fell to $343.2 million, or 56 cents...

  • It's all about Fed, but watch for these flareups Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 6:01 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed in the coming week may finally signal it's on a course to raise rates, and anticipation of a change in its zero-rate policy has been sending ripples through markets.

  • It's all about Fed, but watch for these flareups Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 6:46 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed in the coming week may finally signal it's on a course to raise rates, and anticipation of a change in its zero-rate policy has been sending ripples through markets.

  • Cramer's game plan: Biggest fear on the dollar Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 6:11 PM ET
    A man walks past Petrobras headquarters, Brazil's state-run oil company, March 9, 2015, in Rio de Janeiro.

    Jim Cramer sees one company out there that could be big trouble if the U.S. dollar keeps strengthening.

  • Companies with this trait are blowing away the S&P Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 2:36 PM ET
    Employees celebrate opening of Apple store in Rio de Janiero, Brazil

    Companies with happy workers can outperform the broader market handily, while companies with less-than-happy employees see shares fall short.

  • Goodbye Green Giant? General Mills looks to sell Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 9:47 AM ET
    General Mills' Green Giant brand frozen vegetables for sale at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    General Mills is looking to sell its Green Giant frozen and canned vegetable business, people familiar with the matter said.

  • March 11- General Mills Inc is looking to sell its Green Giant frozen and canned vegetable business, people familiar with the matter said, as the maker of Bisquick and Betty Crocker cake mixes struggles with weak sales of products like cereal. General Mills and Rothschild declined to comment. General Mills is shedding 700 to 800 jobs, improving supply chain...

  • Early movers: EXPR, LL, AAPL, SNDK, GNC & more Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 7:48 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Rainbow flag at Pride Parade

    Corporate giants are pressing the high court to overturn bans on same-sex marriage,according to USA Today

  • Target to cut thousands of jobs in restructuring Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 3:46 PM ET
    Target employees at the checkout registers at a Target store in Torrance, California.

    Target's CEO said the company will cut several thousand jobs within the next two years as part of a $2 billion cost-savings plan.

  • March 2- Target Corp has zeroed in on seven grocery categories, including granola, yogurt and craft beer, to attract younger shoppers, urban dwellers, and Hispanics, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The changes would mean less shelf space for packaged food companies like Campbell Soup Co, General Mills Inc and Kraft Foods...

  • Cramer: Battle between two must-own raging stocks Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
    A variety of Monster Energy drinks are shown in Washington.

    Jim Cramer does a monster mash-up between these two must-have beverage stocks, and he's lapping up what they're spilling on the tape.

  • Sliding food inputs boost these stocks: Analyst Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:03 PM ET

    Falling food input prices bode well for producers with limited global exposure, including Dean Foods and Hershey, an analyst said.

  • Want muscles? Rice is the new meat Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:12 PM ET
    Darin Goka

    Americans have been on a protein-adding craze, throwing powder into smoothies and sprinkling it on foods.

  • Health-conscious Chinese challenge Western food firms Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:42 AM ET

    *Analysts see nutrition as selling point in China. LONDON/ SHANGHAI, Feb 25- Chen Chen, a 27- year-old financial analyst in Shanghai, has cut back on bottled milky tea in favour of fresh-squeezed juices. Packaged food makers such as Nestle, Danone, PepsiCo and General Mills enjoyed fast growth in China as middle class consumers opted for convenience foods.

  • Food companies, shoe stock may lead stealth rally Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Maintenance personnel check a Predator drone operated by U.S. Office of Air and Marine, before its surveillance flight near the Mexican border in March 2013 from Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Ariz.

    Brian Sullivan's newest "New Ideas" column looks at the stealth rally in stocks and why the outlook is so tasty for food stocks.

  • Feb 12- Kellogg Co, the world's largest maker of breakfast cereals, cut its forecast for long-term annual revenue growth as consumers shift away from cereals and snacks to cheaper private label foods and cook more at home. Cereals and other processed foods from Kellogg, ConAgra Foods Inc and General Mills Inc are facing stiff competition from breakfast options...

  • Feb 12- Kellogg Co, the world's largest maker of breakfast cereals, reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales as weak demand in Europe and Asia Pacific overshadowed a revival in U.S. sales. Processed food makers such as Kellogg, ConAgra Foods Inc and General Mills Inc are facing stiff competition from breakfast options such as yogurt and frozen egg...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Anielle Troyan, a call center worker in New York, shops at discount retailers such as Family Dollar for items like soap and detergent as well as groceries like Kraft macaroni and cheese and small-sized condiments. Customers like Troyan are one reason why Kraft Foods Group Inc reversed course after considering stopping the sale of single-serve...

  • Cramer Remix: I'm emphatic on McDonald's news Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:59 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    The Golden Arches are in flux, but “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer has a clear takeaway.