Even as consumers are cutting back on all sorts of goods, Spam is among a select group of thrifty grocery items that are selling steadily. Pancake mixes and instant potatoes are booming. So are vitamins, fruit and vegetable preservatives and beer, according to October data.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yahoo! and Safeway popped while Barclays and eBay dropped.
There may be only a few stocks worth buying in this market, and this is one of them.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Prudential popped while Google and Alcoa dropped.
The NASDAQ and S&P are down for the 5th straight day and are down ~5.5% and ~4.2% respectively over their current losing streaks. A 5-day losing streak is not that rare.
Retailers are typically obsessed with what to put under their roofs, not on them. Yet the nation’s biggest store chains are coming to see their immense, flat roofs as an untapped resource.
Billions of dollars are stolen from grocery stores every year, but it's not because of shoplifting. The money walks out the door right at the cash register, where employees are using a scheme called "sweethearting," or giving away merchandise by not scanning it. Now, there's a video security system that can stop it.
This stock dips after every earnings report. Don't miss your chance.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Harley-Davidson and Capital One popped while eBay and Yum! dropped.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This supermarket has become the nation’s third-largest grocer after acquiring many regional chains including hundreds of Piggly Wigglys. But there was a cleanup in aisle 3 today after poor earnings drove the stock down the most in over 5 years. Who is it?
The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index or the VIX, Wall Street's main barometer of investor fear, shot up on Friday as many anxious players sought options to guard their portfolios.
The future of this renewable energy source is bright, especially since it's expected to be cost-competitive within five years. And the US is well-positioned to benefit.
The relentless upward march of oil prices dominated the business headlines through the week, but there were other developments to inspire the traders, analysts, and fund managers who offered their suggestions to investors on CNBC.
Shopping for promising stocks? Where better than at the supermarket? Jeff Auxier of Auxier Asset Management has some tasty food-business selections for investors.
Wall Street has been busy figuring out where and when consumers will spend their rebate checks, even as the latest consumer sentiment numbers show U.S. consumers are more distressed than they've been since 1982.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AMR Corp. and Movado popped while Sallie Mae and Safeway dropped.
In a down economy, investors often turn to Consumer Staples that are more insulated from economic cycles. Key in this sector are food stocks; after all we still have to eat. Yesterday, Conagra beat analyst expectations and today Erin Burnett interviews Kendall Powell, the CEO from General Mills. Here is a list of some of the biggest food related companies and how they have performed YTD.
With no new economic data to consider, markets on Friday will continue to chew over the issues that have been concerning them all week -- the constricted credit markets, rising inflation and a weakening economic picture.
Following are the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Louisiana Pacific and Copa Holdings popped while Safeway and Lehman dropped.