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Happy Friday. Nothing like a morning six-pack to cut right through the abundance of fluffy snow and frigid temps here in the Northeast.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Friday:
General Mills said it has stopped using genetically modified ingredients in its Cheerios as the U.S. branded foods manufacturer hopes the move will firm up customer loyalty.
Companies are trying everything from deploying moderators to forcing people to use their real names in order to restore civil discourse.
The Fed's surprise decision to slow down its bond buying program was greeted by markets as a sign the economy is improving, a longer term bearish omen for bonds but a positive for stocks for now.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Companies are making headlines before the bell Wednesday:
U.S. stock index futures ticked up ahead of the much-anticipated outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's final policy meeting of the year.
Cramer worries these blue chip stocks could leave you holding the bag. He doesn't want that.
It should be a slightly more hawkish Ben Bernanke presiding over his final meeting, even though many Fed watchers say odds are against a taper.
Traders are widely divided on what the Fed will do next week, which raises the odds for a volatile market reaction.
"Dilbert" creator Scott Adams visited this week, bringing custom characters for hosts Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin.
America's iconic investor will still be at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway next year, we predict. And his target list could include a very well-known name.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Since 2005, food companies have eliminated over 73 percent of the transfats in their products.
Twitter opened for trading in 2013's most eagerly anticipated IPO and the most hyped stock flotation since Facebook went public.
Voters face ballot measures ranging from whether to approve 7 casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's iconic Astrodome.
Many companies continue to pick up the tab for CEOs' spouses who accompany them on business trips. USA Today reports.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer outlines three catalysts for the stock market.