U.S. stocks mostly held steady on Monday, but the Nasdaq Composite and technology shares fell.» Read More
*Takeover of SABMiller seen costing nearly $122 bln. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, Sept 15- SABMiller's rejected bid for smaller brewer Heineken has revived talk about deals that could reshape the global beer industry in coming months. "We believe SABMiller could now be considered to be' in play' and view AB InBev as a potential acquirer," said Numis analyst Wyn Ellis.
*Yahoo gives up near 3 pct jump, volume high. Alibaba's could be the largest initial public offer in history and has seen "overwhelming" interest, meaning Yahoo's 23 percent stake could be worth more next week than it is now. Yahoo stock was falling 1.3 percent with 4.7 million shares already traded, after earlier hitting its highest in 14 years.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $41.53. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 53 or. 9 percent, to $62.41. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose $5.06 or 7.0 percent, to $76.86.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Alere Inc. rose 13.1 percent to $41.40. Primero Mining Corp. rose 9.6 percent to $6.14.
NEW YORK, Sept 15- Talk about further consolidation in the brewing industry was helping lift consumer staple stocks on the S&P 500, with the largest gainers Altria, in point terms, and Molson Coors, percentage-wise.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,999 as of noon Eastern time Monday. Molson Coors jumped 8 percent amid reports of merger activity among brewing companies.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $41.37. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 27 or. 4 percent, to $62.15. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose $4.79 or 6.7 percent, to $76.59.
Brent crude oil fell to its lowest in more than two years, below $97 per barrel, weighed by a strong U.S. dollar and data showing China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August.
NEW YORK, Sept 15- Yahoo was the most traded stock on the Nasdaq in premarket action on Monday as traders looked for ways to step in front of Alibaba Group's debut, expected on the NYSE later this week.
NEW YORK— Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped. "Reading the tea leaves, it seems that investors are trying to position themselves for a more aggressive Fed," said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank.
Sales of craft beer rose about 17 percent last year despite a nearly 2 percent drop in overall beer sales, according to the Brewers Association, a trade group for the majority of the nation's more than 3,000 breweries.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 49 or 1.2 percent, to $41.46. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 92 or 1.5 percent, to $61.88. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $71.80.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 37 or. 9 percent, to $41.58. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 90 or 1.4 percent, to $61.90. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $71.95.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $41.80. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 45 or. 7 percent, to $62.35. PepsiCo Inc. fell$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $91.20.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $41.95. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 50 or. 8 percent, to $62.80. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 88 or 1.2 percent, to $71.58.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $42.01. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $62.62. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $70.93.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $42.00. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $62.39. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $70.76.
NEW YORK, Aug 6- Major U.S. stock indexes ended little changed on Wednesday, as tensions in Ukraine and Russia and a failed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile offset gains in consumer staples shares.
These two brewers should continue to serve up profits, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks hovered near the unchanged mark on Wednesday in choppy trading as the potential for tension to escalate between Russia and Ukraine kept risk seekers in check.