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NEW YORK, March 31- Americans cut back on drinking carbonated soft drinks again last year with soda sales reaching their lowest levels in nearly two decades, according to a leading beverage industry newsletter. Soda sales in the United States grew throughout most of the 1990 s, before beginning to slow in 1999. Sales have been in decline since 2005..
A report from Beverage Digest shows a decline in U.S. sales of carbonated beverages in 2013, with CNBC's Sara Eisen.
The decline in U.S. sales of carbonated soft drinks accelerated in 2013, according to a beverage industry newsletter.
Beverage Digest released new data showing a decline in U.S. sales of carbonated beverages, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen. Also, a look at the association with postmenopausal women and diet soda.
Researchers found an "association" between using diet drinks and health problems, but can't say the drinks caused the problems.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, March 28- A court ruling has faulted the London Metal Exchange for failing to consult users on alternative ways to reduce vexing logjams in its warehousing network, the backbone of the world's biggest market for copper and aluminium.
Coca-Cola survived U.S. soda volume declines for years by raising prices. But the recent decline in Diet Coke consumption looks tough.
Kobe Bryant has proven himself on the basketball court. Now he hopes hoops success will translate to the business arena.
CNBC's Sue Herera looks at today's Power Lunch stories, including how General Motors may be affected by the investigations into its recall handling.
Are Coca-Cola executives getting too sweet a deal? Value investor and fund manager David Winters thinks so.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
NEW YORK, March 21- The honeymoon for dividend stocks is over. While U.S. growth hasn't exactly been robust and interest rates haven't spiked significantly, the tide has turned so far this year with $1.2 billion in investor outflows from equity-income funds, notes Jeff Tjornehoj, head of Americas research for Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company.
March 13- Activist investor Nelson Peltz, who has been pushing PepsiCo Inc to separate its beverage and snacks businesses, blasted the company yet again on Thursday and demanded answers on operational issues and its corporate strategy.
March 11- Senomyx Inc said its Sweetmyx food flavoring was determined to be safe, paving the way for customers such as PepsiCo Inc to add it in drinks to reduce the use of sugar or sugar substitutes.
March 11- Senomyx Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had declared that its Sweetmyx food flavoring was safe, paving the way for customers such as PepsiCo Inc to add it to drinks to reduce the use of sugar and sugar substitutes.
Since the market bottom in 2009, America's billionaires have seen their fortunes and numbers soar to new records.
U.S.-listed fuel cell makers, already on a tear in recent months, have surged in value since Plug Power Inc announced a contract last week to supply Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
FuelCell Energy's shares surged 25 percent to a four-year high of $3.40 in early trading, with 58 million shares changing hands by 1055 ET, making them among biggest movers both in percentage and volume terms on the Nasdaq. The company's shares, along with those of Plug Power Inc and Ballard Power Systems Inc have been on a tear in recent months.
In a live interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Warren Buffett said he would keep buying stocks even if he knew a major war was coming.