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Kroger says it will acquire Harris Teeter Supermarkets in a deal valued at $2.5 billion, including debt, to expand in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Tuesday, with major averages looking to post their fourth-straight session higher, as upbeat results from Alcoa lifted optimism over the second quarter earnings season.
*Alcoa gains after earnings boost market optimism. NEW YORK, July 9- U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on pace for a fourth straight advance, after Alcoa reported higher-than-expected adjusted profit, which buoyed optimism about quarterly earnings reports to come.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
June 21- Blackstone Group LP is interviewing investment bankers for a proposed initial public offering of its neighborhood shopping center company, Brixmor Property Group Inc, according to two people familiar with the process.
Stocks took a sharp nosedive across the board Thursday, with the Dow posting its worst day of 2013, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted the central bank may scale back its asset purchases later this year.
NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks fell more than 2 percent on Thursday, extending the previous day's sharp decline as investors fretted over the Federal Reserve's plan to begin reducing its stimulus later this year if the economy strengthens.
NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks fell more than 2 percent in a broad selloff on Thursday, extending the previous day's sharp decline as investors continued to fret over the Federal Reserve's plan to begin winding down its stimulus program later this year. The S&P 500 was on track for its worst daily decline since April 15, and its worst two-day decline in seven months.
*China, euro zone threaten U.S.-led economic recovery. NEW YORK, June 20- The Federal Reserve's plans to begin winding down its massive monetary stimulus later this year hurt shares on Wall Street for a second day Thursday, putting the S&P on track for its worst two-day run in seven months.
June 20- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported higher first-quarter profit on Thursday and raised its forecast for the year, citing strong sales.
June 20- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, on Thursday reported an increase in quarterly profit and raised its annual profit forecast. Kroger's net income for the first quarter ended May 25 rose to $481 million, or 92 cents per share, from $439 million, or 78 cents a share, a year earlier.
In the week ahead, Cramer expects the market to filter every development through the lens of the Fed.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Slowly but surely, Grupo Bimbo of Mexico is now the largest bakery company in the world—selling even more in the United States than they do in its home market Mexico.
Despite the high revenue, the profit margins in the grocery business traditionally have been low, but that hasn't stopped retail giants Amazon and Wal-Mart from escalating the national food fight. What gives?
Amazon plans to roll out an online grocery business that it has been quietly developing for years, targeting one of the largest retail sectors yet to be upended by e-commerce.
Wal-Mart said Monday it will offer a money-back guarantee on produce sold in its U.S. stores as it tries to gain share in the grocery business.
Shoppers are signed up for more reward programs than ever – but they’re using fewer of them. Experts say that ignoring store offers could cost consumers money.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Live Earth Farm uses Farmigo, a startup that develops tech tools to connect online customers with local food providers willing to offer worksite deliveries.