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  • 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.

  • PATNA, India, March 4- Ravindra Kishore Sinha built India's largest security business from a garage in the dirt-poor state of Bihar.

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    Crest released chocolate toothpaste this month. CNBC asked "experiential consumers" for their thoughts on the products.

  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 23- Investors are growing impatient with the makers of global brands like Cadbury chocolate, Campbell Soup and Tide laundry detergent, as these stalwart consumer products companies try to boost profits through cost cuts and brand makeovers while smaller rivals take risks and grab market share.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 21- After taking a hammering during the last recession, the U.S. birth rate is expected to begin to recover in the next two years, demographers say. Major rivals, such as Gap Inc and Gymboree Co., rely more on their own stores in malls.

  • Freeloader cloud IPOs may be second-best in class Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Mass storage companies get lots of attention in the cloud IPO buzz but may rank second in their own sector.

  • Anything to get you to brush more     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Procter & Gamble is hoping to attract those less rigorous with their dental hygiene to new flavors such as chocolate, and even lime spearmint.

  • Before you put your next dollar in stocks, Cramer would like a word about cyclical versus secular stocks.

  • Smile! Here's the next 'smart' product Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    P&G is bringing the dentist into your bathroom a smartphone-connected toothbrush, a device that gives personalized advice to help people improve their brushing.

  • P&G's smart toothbrush keeps tabs on tooth care Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 5:39 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 20- Procter& Gamble Co is bringing the dentist into the bathroom with the world's first smartphone-connected toothbrush, a device that gives personalised advice to help people improve their brushing. "The app provides real-time guidance," Michael Cohen-Dumani, global associate director for Oral-B, told Reuters.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 19- A handful of consumer and healthcare companies including Bayer AG and Novartis are exploring a deal for Merck& Co Inc's consumer healthcare business, as they seek to gain scale in a fragmented industry, according to several people familiar with the matter.

  • Feb 18- Colgate-Palmolive Co, the world's largest toothpaste maker, said it expected a one-time loss of $180 million to $200 million in the current quarter after Venezuela devalued its foreign exchange rate.

  • Congrats on the Olympic medal—now back to work Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
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    What happens after an athlete wins at the games? Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi and two others weigh in with their very different experiences.

  • Wanted: America's next winter sports superstar Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    Skier Lindsey Vonn raises her crutches as she presents a dress by Cynthia Rowley during The Heart Truth Red Dress Collection show sponsored by the American Heart Association Go Red For Women campaign February 6, 2014 in New York.

    The absence of skier Lindsey Vonn and the shock dethroning of snowboarder Shaun White have created a gaping hole for a new sporting superstar to fill.

  • Savvy Olympic ads pluck heartstrings for profit Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    A P&G Olympic advertisement pulls at the heartstrings.

    The stirring ads you see during the Olympics are worth big bucks, and savvy marketers know exactly how to play them.

  • LONDON, Feb 14- As a slowdown in emerging markets takes the shine off shares in consumer goods makers like Nestle, Unilever, Danone and Procter& Gamble, hungry investors have been sampling more of the companies that supply them.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- Procter& Gamble Co is considering current and former executives of the world's largest household products maker as it begins the search for candidates to succeed Chairman and Chief Executive A.G. Lafley, according to sources familiar with the situation.

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