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  • Traders start Q2 by pitting growth against value Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 9:37 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on November 18, 2013.

    The big issue for this quarter will be: will they economy pick up? The big debate for this quarter will be growth versus value.

  • Zenobia Godschalk, an Atlanta mother of two young boys, stopped buying Kraft's "mac and cheese" after reading its complicated ingredient list. Kraft Foods Group Inc still dominates the category, but the battle for the hearts and minds of American mac-and-cheese lovers may become a new front in a running war in the $360 billion U.S. packaged food industry.

  • 28 attorneys general urge retailers to drop tobacco Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    Attorneys general is 28 states urged Wal-mart and four other retailers to stop selling tobacco products. They said they should not be sold in health stores.

  • The group sent a letter on Sunday to chief executive officers of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, supermarket operators Kroger Co, Safeway Inc, which operate pharmacies, and drugstore chains Walgreen Co and Rite Aid Corp.. Wal-Mart, Walgreen, Rite Aid and Kroger all said they were reviewing the letter, while Safeway did not respond to requests for comment.

  • The companies receiving a letter on Sunday from the group were Wal-Mart Stores Inc, supermarket operators Kroger Co, Safeway Inc, which operate pharmacies, and drugstore chains Walgreen Co and Rite Aid Corp..

  • Amazon pricing—and valuation—to remain irrational Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Amazon announces a $20 price hike in its Prime service, but rivals shouldn't expect to get any boost.

  • Cerberus confirms Safeway deal worth more than $9B Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 5:14 PM ET
    Customers leave a Safeway store on March 5, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

    Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management on Thursday confirmed a deal purchase grocery store chain Safeway for more than $9 billion.

  • Midday movers: Pandora, Kroger, RadioShack & More Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Speaker wall at a Radio Shack concept store in New York City.

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • *Staples, Costco shares down after results; Kroger up. *Crimea's parliament voted on Thursday to join Russia and its Moscow- backed government set a referendum for March 16 on the decision, in a dramatic escalation of the crisis between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula.

  • March 6- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, forecast a higher-than-expected full-year profit as it benefits from the acquisition of southeast-focused grocer Harris Teeter.

  • *Staples, Costco shares down after results; Kroger up. *Crimea's parliament voted on Thursday to join Russia and its Moscow- backed government set a referendum for March 16 on the decision, in a dramatic escalation of the crisis between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula.

  • Kroger quarterly profit falls 8.7 pct Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    March 6- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported an 8.7 percent fall in quarterly profit, citing a colder winter. The company, which owns the Ralphs, Smith's and Food 4 Less chains, said net income attributable to Kroger fell to $422 million, or 81 cents per share, from $462 million, or 88 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, as markets gear up for the all-important NFP jobs report.

  • 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.

  • Game plan: Cramer’s strategies into jobs number Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Make no mistake, said Jim Cramer, next week will be all about the forthcoming jobs number.

  • Ukraine looms as markets push toward new highs Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 5:55 PM ET
    Soldiers guard the Crimean parliament in Simferopol next to a sign that reads: "Crimea Russia."

    While the markets are hoping to see a March thaw, reports of February data in the week ahead may show the economy is still feeling a bit chilled.

  • Inside Ukraine's presidential pad and 'Ask Warren' Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    CNBC visits the palace of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

    This week on Talking Squawk: Tour some lavish digs, find out how you can ask Warren Buffett a question and get stock picks.

  • Feb 20- The struggles of the low-income U.S. consumer are playing out in Wal-Mart Stores Inc's grocery aisles. Wal-Mart shares fell 2.2 percent in morning trading. To combat sluggish sales, broaden its customer base and fend off aggressive rivals, Wal-Mart said it was doubling the number of smaller new stores it originally planned to open this year.

  • Wal-Mart disappoints; food-stamp cuts hurt sales Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    Wal-Mart forecast a lower full-year profit than analysts expect, as fewer food stamps, higher taxes and tighter credit erode its sales.