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Stocks fluctuated on Thursday following mixed news on the economy a day after the market suffered its biggest losses since last August.
Futures held slight after news of a slight dip in jobless claims that fell short of expectations. The firmer tone comes a day after the market suffered its biggest losses since last August as investors waited for more clues on the strength of the economy ahead of Friday's government jobs report.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, owned by Singapore's Sassoon brothers, is ready to take a big leap in China. The global gourmet coffee chain, run by brother-in-law and CEO Mel Elias, tells CNBC's Christine Tan on Managing Asia that it wants to brew up a storm in other Tier 1 & 2 cities.
Coffee futures are up nearly 100% in the past year and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is blaming speculators for the sharp increases.
Starbucks announced a 17% increase in packaged coffee prices in their stores today, with Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray.
High street bookstores need to become richer experiences if they are going to succeed, according to the CEO-elect of Waterstone’s, the UK’s largest bookseller.
The "Mad Money" host gives his calls on Yum! Brands, McDonald's, Starbucks and Domino's Pizza.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers, including Starbucks, Big Lots and Baidu.com.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
The first quarter is now behind us and as retail earnings start to trickle out, the S&P retail index is hitting new highs.
I hit the road Wednesday morning at 2 a.m. to drive to Mendota, in the heart of California's Central Valley. My assignment—report on plans to build California's largest nuclear power plant, even though there's a moratorium on new nuke facilities in the Golden State. What I found, driving the I-5 during the dark of night is not for the weak.
Find out why Dennis Gartman tells us, "Where it was easy to own crude oil or be bullish of the grains, it’s much less easy now.”
Will last week's commodities sell-off be followed by a big bounce this week?
Cramer said this restaurant stock is displaying a "tried-and-true formula" for making money.
Just a decade ago, sports drink consumers pretty much had one Gatorade option — full calorie Gatorade. Brand managers at the time reasoned that the formula for the masses didn't need to be changed. The Gatorade formula designed by four University of Florida doctors in 1965 was still perfect athletes of all shapes and sizes. But the business quickly changed.
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Starbucks, the world's largest coffee chain, got a shot in the arm this week, reporting a 20% rise in second quarter profits. However, higher commodity costs are expected to take a bite out of earnings in 2011. New York coffee prices hit a 34-year high of $3/pound on Thursday. CNBC's Christine Tan caught up with the billionaire founder and CEO Howard Schultz in Shanghai for his take on rising coffee prices.
Stocks closed at new highs for yet another session despite mixed economic news and a varied batch of earnings reports, putting all three major indices on track for the best April since 2009.
Stocks continued to gain before the market closed Thursday although many tech stocks slipped after mixed earnings reports and ahead of Microsoft's results, which will be released later today.
The coffee giant warned that rising fuel and dairy costs could take a bigger chunk out of earnings than previously expected. Yet one analyst isn't too concerned.