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Stocks retreated after an early pop Monday as the early market buzz was all about deals and deal makers.
Tyson Foods Monday posted a small loss for the quarter, but the results were better than expected due to stronger pork pricing, sending the U.S. meat company's shares higher.
European bourses are advancing again today; the FTSE, like the Dow, finally broke through to its highest levels since January; same with France's CAC 40. The Euro is down slightly, even though German consumer confidence rose to the highest since Oct '07.
Food inflation has become a global issue, and CNBC asked those familiar with the situation to share their insight.
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As of Friday, 441 (just under 90%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
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Inflation worries continue. If the comments from companies during the last three days is any indication, Americans will be spending significantly more for food in the near future, due to significantly higher costs for corn, soybeans, sugar, and cocoa.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture told Tyson Foods the department made a mistake and that the second-largest U.S. chicken producer could no longer label products as "raised without antibiotics," the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
U.S. stock indexes closed lower as a rally in financial shares lost steam late Monday, pushing down markets already pressured by falling tech shares.
Tyson Foods, the world's largest meat company, Monday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit compared with a year-earlier loss, but forecast lower profit for fiscal 2008 due to expected high feed costs and difficult conditions in beef.
Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat company, cut its 2007 earnings outlook primarily due to higher-than-expected live cattle costs and a decline in beef revenue resulting from a disruption in South Korean beef trade.
Prices for U.S. cattle and hogs plus shares of top U.S. meat companies sped lower on Thursday, amid worries that turmoil in the U.S. credit markets could snowball and hurt meat sales both here and overseas, economists said.
Tyson Foods, the world's No. 1 meat producer, reported a larger-than-expected quarterly profit on Monday due to higher beef, chicken and pork prices.
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Stocks ended at session lows on Monday following a late flurry of selling due to weakness in tech stocks, but the Dow ended the month with the biggest gains since December 2003. "We've been making money in the last six weeks, so I do think we need a timeout," said Al Goldman, chief market strategist at A.G. Edwards.