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Many people think of food manufacturers as recession-proof, but a report out today from Mintel Reports shows that some food categories are recession-fueled.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Morgan Stanley and Freeport-McMoRan popped while Liz Claiborne and US Bancorp dropped.
Following its second best day of the year yesterday, the markets are poised for a slightly lower open, with little reaction to President Obama’s first speech to a joint session of Congress.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. The founder of this company sold his original apple butter from the back of a horse drawn wagon. But the firm has since spread itself out further from just jellies, with acquisitions of the Pillsbury and Crisco brands this decade. Heeding the company's tag line, investors thought the stock "has to be good" today, bidding the shares up big on their inclusion into the S&P 500. Who is it?
Following are Tuesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Steve Madden and Cablevision popped while Marvel Entertainment and World Wrestling Entertainment dropped.
It was a mixed day, which started poorly with a big earnings warning from HMO Coventry, as well as Burlington Northern and Smucker's, which noted higher soybean oil and wheat costs were hurting their bottom line.
We are smack in the middle of earnings warnings season, and it has not been a pleasant experience. Yesterday, after several companies warned, we saw an expansion of new lows at the NYSE. Most large financials, most pharmaceuticals, airlines, and most autos are at or near multiyear lows.
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For the week ending Friday, June 6, 2008, the markets finished in the red as the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) again crossed above the 20 threshold and oil surged. Stocks were impacted by continued economic concerns, renewed trouble in the financial sector, and a record spike in crude oil on Friday. Although it was a negative week for the markets, the Dow managed a 200+ point rally on Thursday for the first time since 4/18, after retailers posted better than expected same store sales.
Although the Dow closed lower the overall tech sector showed strength on Wednesday. What's the "Word on the Street?
Stocks finished mixed as investors juggled some encouraging economic news and concerns about the financial sector. Lehman Brothers rebounded, while bond insurers plunged. Oil dropped below $123 a barrel.
Stocks ticked higher amid some encouraging economic data. Lehman Brothers rebounded after a recent slide but financials remained under some pressure ahead of a slew of earnings out of the sector next week. Oil dropped below $123 a barrel.
Stocks opened lower but quickly bounced as investors juggled worries about financials against some upbeat economic news. American Express led Dow gainers. Lehman rebounded, while Bank of America fell. Oil dropped below $123 a barrel.
J.M. Smucker Wednesday said it would acquire the Folgers coffee business from Procter & Gamble for stock valued at $2.95 billion plus the assumption of $350 million in debt.
After beating their own benchmark index for the last five years, Standard & Poor’s equity research team is betting on the biggest U.S. jam maker and the Magic Kingdom, among 40 companies in this year’s PowerPicks stock portfolio, to outperform again in 2008.
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Peanut butter and jelly maker J.M. Smucker said Friday quarterly profit rose a better-than-expected 42 percent, helped by the acquisition of dairy company Eagle Family Foods, lower restructuring costs and gross margin improvement.