The "astonishing" growth of the middle class in emerging markets is benefiting General Mills and creating jobs in the U.S., CEO Ken Powell told CNBC's "Street Signs" on Thursday.
When defensive sectors lead, the stock market is usually heading for trouble, but that bit of trader lore may not ring true this time.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day and what they're looking out for Wednesday.
Not since 1996 has the Dow closed higher for 9 consecutive days. What on earth should you do with stocks, now?
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
The surprise deal that saw Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital Management swoop in this with a $28 billion bid for ketchup maker H.J. Heinz came with an interesting wrinkle that links two burger giants.
Stocks finished flat after hugging the flatline for most of the session in lackluster trading Thursday, as disappointing economic data from the euro zone overshadowed optimism over an upbeat jobless claims report and a flurry of M&A announcements.
Following a flurry of merger deals, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross explains that more takeovers are likely.
U.S. stock index futures shaved some losses Thursday after a better-than-expected jobless claims report and a batch of M&A announcements, but a disappointing reading on the European economy put a damper on gains.
H.J. Heinz confirmed Thursday that it agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G for $28 billion.
Stocks finished higher Tuesday, wiping out most of the previous session's losses, boosted by a batch of encouraging earnings reports and positive economic data from Europe.
U.S. stock index futures climbed Tuesday, a day after major averages logged their worst one-day performance in nearly three months, tracking gains in European shares and ahead of a key services sector report.
A caller prompts Jim Cramer to study up on Monmouth & Federal Mogul.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites!
After nearly a year of keeping investors in the dark, Diamond Foods is set to report 2012 quarterly earnings and restatements to the company's 2010 and 2011 annual earnings in disclosures that will reveal just how deep an accounting scandal hits the popular snacks maker. TheStreet.com reports.
Nov 1- Kellogg Co reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as strong performance in its Pringles business offset costs related to a recall last month of Mini-Wheats. The world's largest cereal maker reported net income of $296 million, or 82 cents per share, for the third quarter, compared with $290 million, or 80 cents per share, a year earlier.
Burger King Worldwide Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Baidu Inc., the Chinese Internet company, reports quarterly financial results. Avon Products Inc. reports quarterly financial results.
After a bumper crop of pumpkin-flavored products this fall, it looks like it’s time to bring out the gingerbread and mint at restaurant chains even though trick-or-treaters have yet to ring the doorbell.
*UBS raises Barrick Gold target price to $52 from $46; rating buy. *UBS raises Rainy River Resources Ltd price target to C $7 from C $6;. rating buy* UBS raises Centerra Gold target price to C $17 from C $15.5; rating buy.