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  • General Mills profit falls 25 pct as sales decline Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Sept 17- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reported a 25 percent fall in quarterly profit as sales fell for the fourth straight quarter and merchandising costs rose. The company's net income fell to $345.2 million, or 55 cents per share in the quarter ended Aug. 24, from $459.3 million, or 70 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Why the Fed could still surprise markets Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Fed could surprise markets Wednesday, simply because of the wide divergence in Wall Street views about its next move.

  • Why the Fed could still surprise markets Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 6:50 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Fed could surprise markets Wednesday, simply because of the wide divergence in Wall Street views about its next move.

  • Fed moves could steer next week's market direction Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 7:01 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Markets are primed for the possibility the Fed will signal it's a step closer to normalizing its super low rate policy. Even so, trading may still be volatile.

  • Cramer: Pivotal day for food stocks Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    Years from now, Cramer thinks investors may look back and remember this day as a day that was pivotal for the food industry.

  • US stocks and Apple end lower; interest rates mulled Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 4:35 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks fell Tuesday, extending losses after the S&P 500's biggest drop in a month.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Chevron, Netflix & more Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • General Mills' $820 million deal  Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports General Mills is buying Annie's for about $820 million. Cramer breaks down the dynamics of the acquisition.

  • US stock futures mixed; Apple launch eyed Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    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.

  • Early movers: HD, AAPL, MCD, DHI, RL, T, BA & more Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 7:58 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    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 buying Annie's for $46 a share Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    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.

  • Look what McDonald's is adding to Happy Meals now Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    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.

  • Cramer: Troubling events threaten trusted stocks? Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    Once these stocks were considered reliable and consistent. But Jim Cramer says business has changed and changed for the worse.

  • Cramer: Big companies trolling for takeover? Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    Cramer thinks many of the nation’s largest companies are grappling with slow growth and the challenges it presents. What now?

  • What soaring cocoa means for stocks, chocoholics Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Fruits of the Cacao (Theobroma cacao), Sterculiaceae, around Kumasi, Ghana.

    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.

  • Let's make a deal: Food stocks ripe for the picking Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    Food industry M&A is ramping up, and pros say there's a lot more action ahead. Who's next?