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It's been awhile since we've had a good merger Monday, and this one delivered the food industry's second biggest deal ever -- and put April on track to be the busiest month for deal-making this year.
M&M's candy maker Mars has teamed up with billionaire Warren Buffett to buy No. 1 chewing gum manufacturer Wm Wrigley Jr for $23 billion.
There are cheaper food companies that are just as good, Cramer says.
European bourses are advancing again today; the FTSE, like the Dow, finally broke through to its highest levels since January; same with France's CAC 40. The Euro is down slightly, even though German consumer confidence rose to the highest since Oct '07.
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Inflation worries continue. If the comments from companies during the last three days is any indication, Americans will be spending significantly more for food in the near future, due to significantly higher costs for corn, soybeans, sugar, and cocoa.
Roller coaster for futures this morning. First the ADP report was big, anticipating job increases of 130,000 from the nonfarm payrolls report on Friday, way above expectations of 40,000, and moved futures up about 4 points.
Societe Generale reported a $7.1 billion trading loss due to a rogue trader making bets on stock index futures. While they were making an announcement, they also took writedowns of about $3 billion for losses in the U.S. real estate market and bond insurers.
Barry Callebaut, the world's largest chocolate maker, posted a forecast-beating 22 percent rise in first-quarter sales on Tuesday, but warned margins could face pressure due to high raw material prices.
The trust that has a controlling stake in chocolate maker Hershey on Sunday forced a sweeping overhaul of the company's board amid dissatisfaction with the company's recent results.
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I know what you're thinking...man, when is earnings season going to end? We're only through one-fourth of the S&P 500 earnings, and it seems like it's been going on...forever. It's a little bit of an illusion. The problem is that, as Nick Raich points out, the first part of earnings season
Hershey on Thursday posted a 66 percent drop in quarterly profit, hit by higher costs for ingredients such as milk, restructuring charges and falling sales amid aggressive competition from Mars.
Stocks are struggling with familiar problems this morning: 1) The Yen has rallied against the dollar and other currencies, again reviving concerns about the yen carry trade unwinding; European equities are lower.
The charitable trust that controls Milton Hershey's fortune and The Hershey Co., the U.S. chocolate company he founded, said Tuesday it is not satisfied with the company's lackluster performance, and is working to improve it.
Hershey named a new chief executive and president on Tuesday, tapping chief operating officer David West, as the world's biggest chocolate maker continues to grapple with rising food prices.