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  • UPDATE 1-Whole Foods sales accelerate, shares rise Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    Feb 11- Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday said same-store sales have accelerated, helped by stronger consumer confidence and shoppers' positive response to the upscale grocer's price cutting and its first national advertising campaign. Shares in the largest U.S. organic and natural food supermarket were up 2.1 percent in extended trading after the news...

  • Apple who? 6 stocks beating the tech giant Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:32 AM ET
    A shopper outside a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Illinois.

    Apple became the first $700 billion U.S. company, but these six stocks are actually outperforming the tech giant's stock. USA Today reports.

  • Cramer's Top 10 stocks of the S&P 500 for 2015 Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
    A Southwest Airlines plane getting fuel at Oakland International Airport.

    Jim Cramer reviews the Top 10 stocks of the S&P 500 for 2014. Will they be winners again this year?

  • Cramer Remix: This stock can go a lot higher Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 7:19 PM ET

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer actually suggests buying it into the next oil-induced selloff.

  • America's real hunger game: 50 million in crisis Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Homeless free meal hunger

    Nearly 1 in 6 Americans go hungry. Most at risk: children and the elderly. Companies are rushing to help during the holidays.

  • Sugar slide to sweeten Smucker, Hershey shares Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for processed food manufacturers such as J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.

  • Midday movers: Barnes & Noble, Starz, Kroger & more Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:38 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange NYSE

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Dec 4- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported quarterly profit above Wall Street's expectations and raised its adjusted profit forecast for the year, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.. Kroger completed its $2.5 billion acquisition of Harris Teeter in January, adding more than 200 supermarkets, mostly in the...

  • Kroger profit jumps 21 pct in third quarter Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Dec 4- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly profit, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc, sending its shares up 5 percent in premarket trading. Net income attributable to Kroger rose to $362 million, or 73 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 8, from $299 million, or 57 cents per share, a...

  • What the dollar may be saying about Europe Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The dollar has been boosted by comments from Fed officials this week, but if ECB President Mario Draghi disappoints it could sell off.

  • What the dollar may be saying about Europe Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 5:52 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The dollar has been boosted by comments from Fed officials this week, but if ECB President Mario Draghi disappoints it could sell off.

  • US stocks close higher; Dow, S&P at records Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks rallied into the close, with the Dow ending the day at a record amid encouraging economic reports on Wednesday.

  • Gun laws vary state by state Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:47 AM ET

    More companies, many in the food business, are asking customers to keep guns out of stores. A brief history of gun laws and guns in public.

  • Are consumer staples headed for a correction? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A man walks into Whole Foods Market in the Brooklyn borough in New York.

    Consumer staples, a darling of Wall St., are expensive, with high valuations. We may be at a peak, so investors should be cautious.

  • Nov 14- Pinnacle Foods Inc said it would buy plant-based protein food maker Garden Protein International Inc for C $175 million from founder Yves Potvin and private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners LLC. Hillshire Brands Co in June withdrew its recommendation to its shareholders to vote for a $6.6 billion acquisition of Pinnacle Foods, following Tyson Foods...

  • Nov 12- Fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as it continues to struggle to cut costs, sending its shares down as much as 18 percent in premarket trading. Plug Power has been increasing investments and expanding its clientele in European auto-manufacturing markets to take advantage of the growing interest in clean...

  • Stocks: It's not just the Fed's smoke and mirrors Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Amid near-historic low interest rates, surging markets and record earnings, investors are finding few cheap stocks just one month after bargains were abundant.

  • UPDATE 1-Whole Foods profit beats on market share gains Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 5:18 PM ET

    Nov 5- Upscale grocer Whole Foods Market Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the company increased its market share and launched new products. The strong results allay concerns that Whole Foods was losing its share of the upmarket grocery sector it pioneered in the face of rising competition from Sprouts Farmers Market Inc and Fresh...

  • Supermarket sweep: What could lift Kroger shares Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    A shopper outside a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Illinois.

    Kroger has delivered 43 straight quarters of rising sales at stores open at least a year.

  • Kroger's mobile shopping app   Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    Kroger's mobile shopping app

    Discussing the competition Amazon Fresh poses to grocery stores, with Rodney McMullen, The Kroger Co. CEO.