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If China's consumers slow their retail purchases, U.S. companies with Chinese market ties may take hits to sales.
Swiss food group Nestle stepped up its drive into the fast-growing skincare market on Wednesday.
This chocolate company is investing in tech to drive productivity and innovation. It even has a futurist on staff. Up next: 3-D manufacturing.
Hershey futurist Lina Yang explains how the chocolate giant is using the land of start-ups to stay ahead of industry disruption.
Hershey is battling to buy chocolate company Russell Stover, in a move that could become its biggest acquisition to date, WSJ reported.
President Barack Obama is inviting India's next prime minister to visit Washington despite a previous US decision to deny him a visa in 2005.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
CNBC's Sara Eisen reports Goldman Sachs downgraded Hershey to sell citing competition cutting into its U.S. sales.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Companies are making headlines before the bell.
Hershey CEO John P. Bilbrey discusses its buyback and the weather's impact on consumers. The buyback is part of our capital structure and positive for the company, he says. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Hershey announced Thursday it has teamed up with a 3-D printing company to bring the technology to chocolate.
An effort by food and beverage companies to remove calories from the products they sell in the U.S. has far exceeded its five-year goal.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
"There is a lot more demand in the world for cocoa and chocolate," said Larry Graham, president of the National Confectioners Association.
Replacing a ton of cocoa has gone from $2,200 to $2,700, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Investors have made some nice profits on chocolate stocks and with growth in Asia exploding, the chocolate outlook is strong, this trader says.
Halloween candy sales are projected to top $2.3 billion, up 1 percent from last year.
Take a look at some of Thursday midday movers: