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Aug 3- McDonald's Corp CEO Don Thompson sure could use a break.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said second-quarter profit soared 41 percent to a record high.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
Stocks declined Thursday, with sentiment hit by a larger-than-expected drop in European inflation.
Are you finding it next to impossible to anticipate this market? There’s a reason. In fact, Cramer says there are five of them.
Stocks turned mostly lower Wednesday as better-than-expected growth in the second quarter fostered talk of Fed rate hikes.
NEW YORK, July 30- A Connecticut lawmaker on Wednesday launched the first national effort in years to tax soda drinks, the latest bid by regulators and politicians to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.
The way consumers would be informed when their food has been genetically engineered is being battled in Congress and among advocacy groups.
SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, July 29- With green-tea flavoured toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.
Companies including Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Apple Inc and PepsiCo have shown they're able to take advantage of quality, trendiness, and, in the case of Pepsi's snack foods, market dominance, to maintain high prices or even raise them faster than the inflation rate, now at about 2.1 percent in the U.S.
July 23- PepsiCo Inc's higher-than-expected quarterly profit could give the company more ammunition against an activist investor who wants it to separate its snack and beverage businesses. The sales increases were partly a result of price hikes that PepsiCo implemented as it launched new products which usually command higher prices.
AJE Group, the company that owns Big Cola, is battling Coke and Pepsi in Asian and Latin American markets. Financial Times reports.
July 23- PepsiCo Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast, helped by strong sales of snacks such as Lays and Doritos chips in North America. PepsiCo raised its full-year earnings per share growth forecast to 8 percent from 7 percent.
PepsiCo reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
*Chipotle rallies a day after results, Netflix slides. Netflix Inc, one of the market's biggest trading favorites over the past few years, reported a quarterly profit that more than doubled on Monday after the market closed. However, on Tuesday, Netflix shares fell 4.6 percent to $431.09 as the company's plans to expand in Europe were seen as eroding profits.
July 22- Coca-Cola Co is still grappling with a problem even as sales of traditional Coke rise in North America: U.S. consumers are drinking less diet soda. But Coke reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales volume in North America, its biggest market, was flat partly because of a decline in diet Coke sales.
U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as developments over the downed Malaysia Airlines plane helped stabilize sentiment.
Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola chairman & CEO, shares his thought on David Winter's comments that Coca-Cola needs to restore credibility with investors. Our equity plan is a good plan approved by the shareholders, says Kent.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola chairman & CEO, shares his company's plans to grow its sparkling beverage brands globally.