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Following on the heels of its S-4 filing last week, PepsiCo announced Monday it plans to name Eric Foss to head up the company's bottling business once it completes its acquisition of Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.
Stocks ended lower Friday as a dismal jobs report capped a string of disappointing economic reports this week, which cast doubt on the recovery. It was the market's second straight down week in which stocks have lost more than 3 percent.
Uneven economic news is spooking stocks this October, but third quarter earnings could be one factor that helps keep the market's 7-month rally intact.
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Bullish traders are lapping up options in PepsiCo after Deutsche Bank raised its earnings forecast for the beverage company. Call volume surged almost 700 percent.
Plus, get calls on Friday's jobs number, tech, retail and more.
PepsiCo shares rallied Friday as the beverage company inched closer to the dawn of a new Pepsi generation.
The third quarter has past and for investors seeking dividends, they can be glad. Standard & Poor's said yesterday that third-quarter dividend increases this year were the worst on record. Dividend payments during the third quarter fell 44.8% from a year ago, with only 191 of about 7,000 public companies -tracked by S&P- increasing their payouts.
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Everything depends on the Oct. 2 number, Cramer says. But there are a few other reports worth watching, too.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The early read on Serena Williams' marketability following her outburst in the U.S. Open final was that she wouldn't be hurt in the endorsement world. None of her sponsors - Nike, Gatorade and Kraft - dropped her and one endorsement, signed before the Open, was even announced in the days after she was criticized for her behavior.
The S&P retail Index hit a 52-week intra-day high on Tuesday partly due to the positive sentiment generated by a Citi upgrade. What’s the trade?
It’s no secret that sports marketing budgets have been cut from the recession and the money that is being spent is being scrutinized more than ever before. So instead of waiting to evaluate the return on investment on a particular relationship, many companies are now trying to prove their return on investment before they even do a deal with a property.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on the Internet, mining, proper diversification and more.
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Merger mania may not be quite in full swing. But the pace of deal-making is showing signs of rousing back to life after nearly a year.
How will the market regain its losses? Cramer analyzes all the possibilities – and gives you stocks to play them.
Stocks ended flat Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's blockbuster rally. Bank and airline stocks were bright spots, while investors sold tech, materials and energy. Pending-home sales jumped 3.6 percent in June, beating expectations. It was the fifth straight monthly gain and the longest such streak in six years. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...
Stocks ended flat Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's blockbuster rally.