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  • Some on Wall Street are even talking about an earnings recession. Wall Street analysts currently estimate earnings growth of 1.3 percent for 2015, down from a forecast of 8.1 percent at the beginning of the year, according to Thomson Reuters data. Nearly one-fifth of S&P 500 companies have warned on earnings for the first quarter, with at least 49 companies...

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 8:00 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose $1.27 or 1.9 percent, to $69.56. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose $1.73 or 1.6 percent, to $108.48. Procter& Gamble Co. rose $1.36 or 1.6 percent, to $84.74.

  • Midday Glance: Consumer companies Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose $1.11 or 1.6 percent, to $69.40. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose $1.87 or 1.8 percent, to $108.62. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 80 or 1.0 percent, to $84.18.

  • Early Glance: Consumer companies Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 10:19 AM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 42 or. 6 percent, to $68.71. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 43 or. 4 percent, to $107.18. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $83.96.

  • Midday Glance: Consumer companies Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $68.26. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $107.04. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 40 or. 5 percent, to $83.35.

  • Early Glance: Consumer companies Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 10:22 AM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $68.37. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 56 or. 5 percent, to $107.61. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $83.37.

  • Midday Glance: Consumer companies Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:23 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $1.50 or 2.2 percent, to $66.91. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 45 or. 4 percent, to $104.82. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 78 or. 9 percent, to $82.08.

  • Early Glance: Consumer companies Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 11:37 AM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $1.01 or 1.5 percent, to $67.40. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 02 or percent, to $105.25. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $82.27.

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    Corporate giants are pressing the high court to overturn bans on same-sex marriage,according to USA Today

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  • MADRID, Feb 25- Spain's Telefonica gave upbeat sales growth forecasts on Wednesday after the devaluation of the bolivar hit its Venezuelan business badly last year and helped knock more than a third off net profit. The company said it would pay a 0.75 euro dividend in each of the next two years and cancel share capital, helping maintain one of the highest dividend...

  • Feb 23- Kimberly-Clark Corp is transferring responsibility for payment of U.S. pensions to two insurers, a move it said would cut its projected benefit obligation by about $2.5 billion but result in a charge of $800 million in the second quarter. On Monday, Kimberly-Clark said it would make a $400- $475 million contribution to its U.S. pension plan to support the...

  • Feb 23- Kimberly-Clark Corp said it is transferring responsibility for payment of pension benefits for its U.S. retirees to two insurers, reducing its projected benefit obligation by about $2.5 billion. The maker of Kleenex tissues and Huggies diapers will transfer its pension obligations for about 21,000 retirees to Prudential Insurance Co of America and...

  • Ford Motor Co, wrote off its entire investment in Venezuela last month when it took an $800 million pre-tax write down, the company said in response to questions from Reuters. That means no matter how much worse things get in Venezuela it shouldn't have to take further impairment charges. The slow torture of operating in Venezuela led PepsiCo to report last week a...

  • BOSTON, Feb 13- A massive effective devaluation of Venezuela's bolivar currency will likely badly dent 2015 earnings at a swath of major U.S. companies. Currently those assets are valued based on the main official rate of 6.3 bolivars to the dollar, or a second rate at 12 bolivars. Some companies, such as diapers and tissue maker Kimberly-Clark Corp, had recently...

  • CARACAS, Feb 13- Venezuelans puzzled over the impact of a complicated currency devaluation and fretted that dire product shortages in the OPEC nation's recession-hit economy would not go away. President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government this week launched a 70 percent devaluation via a new "free floating" currency system known as Simadi, the third of...

  • CARACAS, Feb 11- Venezuela's dollar-denominated bonds tumbled across the board on Wednesday after the government announced a new foreign exchange platform that was widely seen as insufficient to resolve the country's economic crisis. "The persistence of large distortions in the FX market will make it more difficult for the government to make necessary...

  • CARACAS, Feb 10- Venezuela launched a "free" foreign exchange platform on Tuesday that will likely devalue the bolivar in efforts to bolster state coffers amid tumbling oil revenue, although it risks causing a spike in already soaring inflation. The change could lead to billions of dollars in write-downs by foreign corporations with exposure to Venezuela...

  • CARACAS, Feb 10- Venezuela on Tuesday launched a new foreign exchange platform that will likely devalue the bolivar heavily in efforts to bolster state coffers amid tumbling oil revenue, but risks a spike in already soaring inflation. "This third mechanism is open, free, in which bidders and buyers exchange offers," Marco said during a press conference with...

  • Feb 10- Blackstone Group LP's PGI Specialty Materials Inc, which makes materials that are used in products ranging from diapers to disinfectant wipes, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock. The company's customers include Procter& Gamble Co, Kimberly-Clark Corp and Cardinal Health Inc.. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup,...