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Stocks fell Tuesday, extending losses after the S&P 500's biggest drop in a month.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
CNBC's David Faber reports General Mills is buying Annie's for about $820 million. Cramer breaks down the dynamics of the acquisition.
U.S. stock index futures turned higher on Tuesday, ahead of what is likely to be a quiet day for economic news.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Apple Inc is firmly in focus on Tuesday, going into a "special event" at its headquarters, where the tech giant will likely unveil the latest versions of its popular iPhone line. Investors are looking for Apple to debut a smartwatch.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sept 8- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, said it would acquire organic food producer Annie's Inc for about $820 million to expand its presence in the fast-growing U.S. natural foods market. General Mills's offer of $46 per share in cash represents a premium of about 37.3 percent to Annie's Inc's Monday closing.
Sept 8- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker baking products, said it would acquire organic food producer Annie's Inc for about $820 million. General Mills's offer of $46 per Annie's share in cash represents a premium of about 37.3 percent to the stock's Monday closing.
General Mills will acquire organic food producer Annie's for about $820M in cash as it works to boost its presence in the natural food space.
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
The announcement comes two weeks after fellow food giant General Mills announced a similar policy to set emission cutting targets that respond to the United Nations goal of keeping global temperatures from rising by less than 2 degrees C.
Once these stocks were considered reliable and consistent. But Jim Cramer says business has changed and changed for the worse.
Cramer thinks many of the nation’s largest companies are grappling with slow growth and the challenges it presents. What now?
July 31- Kellogg Co, the world's largest maker of breakfast cereal, cut its full-year adjusted sales and profit forecasts as demand for its Corn Flakes and Special K cereals continued to wane in the United States, its biggest market.
Investors are honed in on consumer companies that use cocoa as a raw ingredient to see how they manage costs to protect the bottom line.
Food industry M&A is ramping up, and pros say there's a lot more action ahead. Who's next?
Ken Powell, General Mills chairman and CEO, discusses "consistently growing" business and its focus on protein packed products and gluten free options.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports how private developers are modernizing college dorms and providing housing for dorm-starved colleges and universities.
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BERLIN, July 7- Aldi and Lidl have a new weapon in their battle to be Germany's discount grocery number one: Coca-Cola. Both are still expanding abroad- particularly in Britain and the United States. There are now six times as many Aldi or Lidl stores per person in Germany as there are Wal-Marts per person in the United States.