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President Obama's speech this week about the economy may have given fresh impetus to a special class of business leader—those looking at the recession as an opportunity in which to strengthen their company.
Our Darren Rovell has been all over the decision by Kellogg's to not renew a contract with Olympian Michael Phelps, a contract which put the swimmer's face on boxes of Corn Flakes and Frosted Flakes.
When Kellogg’s announced last month that they would not renew Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, they issued a statement essentially saying that his pot-smoking ways didn’t jive with the values of their company.
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When food industry giants like Kellogg want to ensure that American consumers are being protected from contaminated products, they rely on private inspectors like Eugene A. Hatfield. So last spring Mr. Hatfield headed to the Peanut Corporation of America plant in southwest Georgia to make sure its chopped nuts, paste and peanut butter were safe to use in things as diverse as granola bars and ice cream.
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A week after Kellogg's chose to make a statement on Michael Phelps even though its deal with the swimmer was set to expire in days, the company is probably facing more heat than it expected.
Is it time for investors to feast on food stocks? David Palmer thinks that's a reasonable assumption. "They're a decent place to be," the UBS senior restaurant analyst told CNBC. "Input costs are coming off their highs; certainly, people have to eat, so, as people look for cheaper calories, (packaged food companies) should be doing OK."
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In recent months, Americans have been disappointed and appalled by Wall Street, banks, the big-budget film “Australia,” investment counselors, Detroit, the governors of at least two states, hedge fund managers and even the geese at La Guardia, which used to know better than to interfere with those metal birds they fly among.
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Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. In 1894 the founders of this company discovered the process of creating flaked cereal in Battle Creek, Michigan. Since then, consumers have grown to love the company’s cereals, Eggo waffles, and Pop-Tarts pastries. But today it was the company's stock performance that was Greaaatttt, after shares rose on an analysts’ positive outlook. Who is it?
Christopher Growe, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus told CNBC he sees a few “tasty” food stocks that will help boost portfolios. Here are his top four picks.
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