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The stock market has been able to bounce back from every negative headline and set fresh record highs. But, some stocks have fared better than others.
Miles Nadal, MDC Partners founder, chairman, & CEO, discusses the waning of such signature brands as Ivory soap and Volvo, and what some companies are doing to turnaround sales.
Aug 22- K-cup coffee pod maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc said it signed a deal to make and sell Kraft Foods Group Inc's coffee in packs compatible with its brewing machines. Shares of Keurig, in which Coca-Cola Co has a stake, rose nearly 10 percent at a record high of $128.82.
Jim Cramer is hardly ever a buyer of a stock that’s already jumped 30 percent in a single session. This, however, is a rare exception.
*VIX jumps on Russia, Ukraine concerns. NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stocks ended mixed on Friday, paring an earlier selloff sparked by reports of Ukraine shelling a Russian armored column.
U.S. stocks ended the week mixed after news of fresh conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
NEW YORK, Aug 15- Coca-Cola Co's $2.15 billion wager on a stake in Monster Beverage Corp highlights the growth-starved soft drink company's embrace of deals that fall short of a full-blown merger and acquisition but allow it to test-drive potentially risky targets.
*Russia denies report Ukraine engaged Russia armored column. *VIX jumps on Russia, Ukraine concerns. Markets had opened higher on hopes of easing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, but shed those gains following the statement from Ukraine, which added later that its forces had come under shellfire from Russia.
Discussing the deal with Monster Beverage and who Coke should be looking to acquire, with Robert Luna, SureVest Wealth Management, and William Chappell, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
*Ukraine engaged Russia armored column. NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, reversing earlier gains as forces in Ukraine engaged a Russian armored column on Ukrainian soil, raising the prospect of a deeper escalation in the region's unrest. Markets had opened higher as investors continued to bet that the tension between Ukraine and Russia was waning.
Jeff Cioletti, Beverage World, discusses Coca-Cola's stake in Monster Beverage. Cioletti explains why it makes sense for Coke to get involved with Monster.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Coca-Cola's 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for about $2.2 billion in cash. Under the agreement Coke will have two directors on Monster's board.
NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, with major indexes on track for a second week of gains, as traders bet there would be no immediate escalation in the tense situations in Ukraine or Iraq.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday, with major indexes on track for a second week of gains, as traders bet there would be no immediate escalation in the tense situations in Ukraine or Iraq.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Coca-Cola Co said Thursday it is making a cash payment of $2.15 billion for a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage Corp as the world's largest soda maker seeks to expand into faster-growing categories such as energy drinks.
Every now and then a company is so strategic, its stock becomes a holding that pros want to keep on their sheets, no matter what.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc and pared its holdings in two other pay-TV companies, part of a flurry of changes in its stock investments during the second quarter. DirecTV is awaiting regulatory approval to sell itself to AT&T for $48.5 billion.
*Putin strikes conciliatory tone on Ukraine. NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease concerns about escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings.