While gifting used to play a big role in driving sales in China, everyday consumption of chocolate is now on the rise as well, says Philip Stanley, VP & GM, Greater China at Hershey's.» Read More
Now that there is a new Treasury Secretary in place, a revised plan for the financial bailout is expected and that could be a factor influencing markets in the next couple of days.
In the middle of yet another year, week, day when it seems as if nothing is working, the chocolate trade is rewarding investors in a desperate search for some edible alpha.
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Stocks will take their cue from credit markets in the week ahead and whether they are responding to any of the government's efforts to thaw the glacial credit freeze.
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As uncertainty in the markets intensifies, with the Dow falling 812.33 points in the last three days to its lowest level since November 2005, and the S&P 500 tumbling 95.29 to May 2005 levels, investors are increasingly seeking "safe havens" to weather the current crisis.
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Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This company is credited with making milk chocolate, once a luxury item, affordable for all. The candy maker also provided the coating for Reese’s peanut butter cups, and later acquired the maker of that treat. But the confectioner couldn’t sugar coat the news for shareholders today; they’re raising prices and lowering full-year forecasts. Who is it?
The Shanghai Composite dropped another 5 percent today, to a new low, but they are not the only ones. Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia are also at new lows. The dollar is down for the first time in 11 days. Also: Lowe's, Lehman and bank M&A.
Options trading points toward developments at Hershey -- similar to what swirled around Anheuser-Busch -- according to Interactive Brokers' Rebecca Darst.
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