Stocks Smithfield Foods Inc

  • U.S. appealed to China's self-interest on Wednesday with calls for deeper economic reforms including changes to the exchange rate policy and a halt to cyber theft of trade secrets.

  • Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods has created concern among some U.S. policymakers about the future of the pork industry and food safety.

  • Smithfield CEO on the Hot Seat

    Smithfield Foods CEO Larry Pope is testifying before the Senate Agriculture Committee today over concerns about its sale to a Chinese meat producer. Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley (R), offers insight.

  • Senate Holds Hearing on Smithfield Deal

    Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI) discusses several issues Congress has about the $4.7 billion dollar sale of Smithfield Foods to Chinese meat processor, Shuanghui International, including food safety and business competition.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Is Smithfield Chinese Takeover Risky for US?

    Rick Quinn, partner at and Patty Lovera, assistant director at Food & Water Watch, argue over whether Smithfield takeover by the Chinese private company Shuanghui presents risks for the U.S.

  • With emerging markets looking weak, Mondelez shares have slid nearly 6 percent from a June high because of the company's heavy exposure to those markets.

  • The hottest trade—at least in the commodity markets—is shaping up to be live hog futures. Prices have surged 18 percent year-to-date.

  • Paula Deen

    Paula Deen has lost multiple big deals following a racial-slur controversy. Despite the uproar, crisis management professionals say it's not too late to right this sinking ship.

  • Cooking show host Paula Deen.

    Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk and Target are the latest companies to distance themselves from Paula Deen amid the racial controversy surrounding the celebrity chef.

  • Wal-Mart Ends Relationship with Paula Deen

    Wal-Mart has terminated its relationship with Paula Deen Enterprises, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Paula Deen Faces Fallout

    Paula Deen has had a week that no amount of comfort food could fix, says CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Caesar's Entertainment is now saying it won't renew its relationship with Deen for restaurants at 4 properties.

  • Matt Lauer interviews Paula Deen on the TODAY Show in the wake of her firing from the Food Network.

    Paula Deen tearfully says she is not a racist, that she should not have been fired from the Food Network, and that she was unsure whether the N-word was offensive.

  • Cooking show host Paula Deen.

    Fallout for Paula Deen continued, as Smithfield Foods announced it has ended its partnership with Deen after it was revealed she used racist language. Can her food empire survive?

  • Lawmakers Eye Pork Safety Issues

    Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI), discusses increasing Congressional scrutiny of food safety on the heels of Smithfield Foods takeover bid from Chinese meat producer Shuanghui.

  • Wang Jianlin, Chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group

    To meet China's demand for luxury goods, Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin plans to invest $1.6 billion on a yacht maker and a London hotel.

  • C. Larry Pope president and chief executive officer of Smithfield Foods Inc.

    Smithfield Foods Chief Executive Larry Pope could receive nearly $46.6 million in payments as part of a planned takeover by China's Shuanghui, a securities filing showed.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Traders on the floor of the NYSE

    Stocks recovered from their lows to end higher across the board in another choppy session Monday, but investors continued to question when the Fed could begin to wind down its asset-purchase program.