It’s estimated that approximately 500 to 600 new drink brands were launched in the U.S. market last year, all vying for coveted shelf space in supermarkets, independent and regional chains, convenience stores, and health food stores across the country. Walk down any grocery store beverage aisle, however, and you’ll see that it’s slim pickings when it comes to ready-to-drink beverage choices, so it’s no wonder that few brands survive and make it to the “mainstream.”
As the economy begins to see a recovery, investors should take advantage of companies that pay a dividend, said Joseph Keating, CIO and head of wealth management at CenterState Bank.
The greatest moment in the BCS Championship Game Monday night wasn't Oregon tying the game with less than three minutes left. It wasn't Auburn freshman Michael Dyer resurrecting his run, leading up to the winning field goal...with only two seconds left.
The barrage of reports from strategists on what investors should expect in 2011 has finally subsided and now, Birinyi Associates has issued a report on the reports. In a brief paper called, “Themes and Stocks for 2011” Birinyi analysts have waded through the verbiage of Wall Street’s strategists and came away with a few nuggets of note.
The news that Starbucks is dropping the company name and the word "coffee" from its logo set off a media firestorm.
Plus, Cramer predicts what he thinks will be a likely pattern for the markets this year.
According to research from Consumer Reports, many companies have been shrinking the size of the products you buy, while charging the same amount for the product.
Russia landed in the headlines Wednesday amid chatter that Moscow wants to attract new capital. How should US investors play it?
As Russia moves to lure foreign investors, some strategists see the Russian bear as the emerging market bull for 2011.
It’s one of the best ways to compare stocks. Plus, a look at the top line, the bottom line and gross margins.
The Financial Times has named Apple CEO Steve Jobs as person of the year. When he first hit the headlines, he was younger even than Mark Zuckerberg is now. His formative role in popularizing the personal computer, and Apple’s initial public offering on Wall Street – which came when Mr Jobs was still only 25 – made him the tech industry’s first rock star, the paper said.
Investors should look into stocks that offer a dividend payout, said Joseph Keating, executive vice president and CIO of CenterState Bank, and Chip Cobb, senior vice president at Bryn Mawr Trust.
It was believed Tim Tebow, quarterback legend from the University of Florida, where Gatorade was invented 45 years ago, would sign with the PepsiCo sports drink brand.
Twenty companies were represented at the summit, but the "Mad Money" host said he's only interested in three of them.
Nearly half of the 20 CEOs meeting with President Obama Wednesday are from technology and financials services companies, while noticeably absent are big oil and retail and such government-controlled enterprises.
In October last year, Laszlo Birinyi, president of Birinyi Associates, cut back on his exposure to the energy sector, selling off energy ETFs and Exxon Mobil — and the stock is down about 2 percent since then. Heading into the new year, Birinyi shared his top five picks for 2011 with CNBC.
Stocks advanced Wednesday, boosted by a handful of positive news on the corporate front, but a rise in bond yields and the dollar limited gains. Robert Millen, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management, and David Joy, chief market strategist at Columbia Management, shared their best plays.
Looks like Pepsi wants to be the soft drink of choice in Russia.
Stocks rallied for second consecutive day following upbeat economic reports that revived hopes of a stronger U.S. economy and news the European Central Bank was buying euro zone debt. Home Depot and Alcoa rose, while Kraft fell.
Stocks continued their December rally Thursday, led by banks and homebuilders, following a handful of positive economic reports that revived hopes of a stronger U.S. economy and news the European Central Bank was buying euro zone debt. Home Depot and Alcoa rose, while Cisco fell.