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On the day that coffee giant Starbucks announced the partnership with single-serve provider Green Mountain, Starbucks CEO and chairman Howard Schultz, stopped short of saying how much investors could expect from the arrangement, but called it a “major opportunity,” whose economics would be accreted next year.
Stocks closed near session lows, and below psychologiclaly important levels, as global worries triggered by European sovereign debt and a slowing in Chinese growth escalated after news of violence against protesters in Saudia Arabia. Caterpillar and Exxon led decliners, while McDonald's rose.
Now that Starbucks has agreed to use Green Mountain’s Keurig system for its push into single-serve, giving the stocks of both a caffeinated jolt, there are a few key points to consider.
US stock index futures extended moved even lower after the government released disappointing news on trade data and jobless claims.
Changes linked to global warming have contributed to a shortage of the beans used in specialty coffees, the New York Times reports.
For the first time in its public discussions of single-serve, Starbucks specifically mentioned Green Mountain by name in an internal memo today.
Stocks closed lower Tuesday, retreating from multi-year highs, led by energy and materials stocks, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic news, including disappointing retail sales in December and a spike in import prices. Exxon fell, while Verizon rose.
Stocks retreated from multi-year highs on Tuesday, led by energy and materials stocks, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic news, including disappointing retail sales in December. Exxon fell, while Verizon rose.
As Starbucks gets closer to announcing a single-serve coffee, investors are trying to figure out which company Starbucks will partner with.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed, which is how the market traded much of the session, amid light volume and little economic news. Wal-Mart fell, while Exxon Mobil rose.
Stocks turned positive in the final minutes of trading after moving in a narrow range amid very light volume for most of a session lacking in much economic news.
Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed amid a session lacking much economic news and following a second straight week of solid gains as the markets considered what's next for the Middle East. Wal-Mart and Verizon fell, while Alcoa rose.
Stocks ended slightly higher after trading lower most of the session as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy, evident in news out early in the session. Cisco and BofA rose, while Merck fell.
Stocks turned higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy. Cicsco and Bank of America rose, while Merck fell.
If there were ever proof that earnings quality doesn’t matter it would be today’s 18% rise in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to an all-time high.
Stocks fell Thursday as investors weighed strong signs of an economy on the mend against increasing worries over Egypt and signs pointing to an end to the recent rally. Merck and Alcoa fell, while Bank of America gained.
One part of the ETF (exchange-traded fund) story that hasn’t gotten much attention, actively managed ETFs. Unlike most ETFs, which are really nothing more than an index, actively managed ETFs are just that—actively managed by a manager who is trying to beat the market.
After gains of more than 260% last year, if you thought this latest earnings report would drag down Netflix- you thought wrong.
The smart investor will wait awhile before he goes near this stock, Cramer said.