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**SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS INC, Tuesday close $14.99, up 135 pct premarket. **HEWLETT-PACKARD CO, Tuesday close $17.13, up 0.4 pct premarket. **GOOGLE INC, Tuesday close $756.99, up 0.13 pct premarket.
U.S stock index futures edged higher Wednesday following a better-than-expected private-sector employment report, which trumped weak global service sector reports from China and the euro zone.
*Best Buy founder, private equity firms, examine books. Automatic Data Processing said 162,000 private jobs were created in September in the United States, more than the 143,000 expected by analysts, and down from a revised 189,000 in August.
**SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS INC, Tuesday close $14.99, up 135 pct premarket. **INTERMUNE INC, Tuesday close $8.85, up 10.7 pct premarket. **B&G FOODS INC, Tuesday close $33.51, down 8.4 pct premarket.
NEW YORK, Oct 3- Monsanto Co:.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 down between 0.01 and 0.08 percent at 1111 GMT. **SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS INC, Tuesday close $14.99, up 100 pct premarket. **B&G FOODS INC, Tuesday close $33.51, down 8.4 pct premarket.
LONDON, Oct 3- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones down 0.2 percent, while contracts on the Nasdaq 100 were down 0.1 percent at 0751 GMT.
Find out which earnings reports are on the "Mad Money" host's radar.
COMPANIES REPORTING: BMO Q4 2012 Monsanto Co BMO Q4 2012 Family Dollar AMC Q3 2012 Marriott International MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS: 0743 IT Markit/ADACI services PMI Sep 0743 FR Markit services, composite PMI sep 0753 DE Markit services PMI Sep 0758 EZ Markit services, composite PMI Sep 0828 GB Markit/CIPS services PMI Sep 0900 EZ Retail sales Aug 1215 US ADP National employment Sep 1400 US ISM non-manufacturing PMI, business activity Reuters messaging rm:// email@example.com.
Genetically engineered crops have led to an increase in overall pesticide use, by 404 million pounds from the time they were introduced in 1996 through 2011, according to the report by Charles Benbrook, a research professor at the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources at Washington State University.
--Land O' Lakes might not reduce the acquisition-related debt enough to improve debt leverage during our outlook period, meaning credit measures may remain weaker than expected beyond fiscal 2013..
*Susquehanna raises Monsanto Co price target to $115 from $110; rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
While Apple represents one of the largest holdings in Zack Shafran’s Ivy Science & Technology Fund, three other under-the-radar stocks are poised for growth, he said Tuesday on CNBC.
The drought has been awful for farmers, but it could reap a bumper crop of good news for the seed business. With much of this year's corn harvest expected to be a disaster, analysts expect farmers to double down on seed purchases next year to get back on their feet.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
With large portions of the nation’s corn crop faltering, Cramer thinks investors should consider this stock.
U.S. stock index futures briefly edged higher Wednesday following a better-than-expected durable goods orders report, but quickly erased gains to turn mixed again as investors remained cautious ahead of another EU summit later this week.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter has a trade on the growing strength in fertilizer stocks.
Here are six ETFs to watch this week, from TheStreet.
If you're looking to profit from rising world food prices or simply want to diversify your portfolio to hedge against inflation, the number of products offered continues to mushroom.