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Businesses say their growth plans could be seriously threatened by a lack of water availability. And the the threat could become real within a year.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
European shares enjoyed a late-stage rally after better-than-expected economic data and in spite of worries over lackluster earnings.
Tesco's earnings statement reveals that the UK supermarket giant had overstated profits for the first half of 2014 by £263 million.
Multinational giants BMW, Samsung and Unilever are among companies recognized for their green credentials, according to a new index.
What's in the package might be the same, but for a variety of reasons, sometimes companies need to call products by another name outside their home country.
As tensions between Hong Kong and Beijing increase, multinational firms are seeing more stability in Singapore and expanding their outlook.
Investors will look past the big drop in the market recently as long-term momentum is gaining steam, says Nasdaq exec Miguel Santisteve.
Procter & Gamble's CEO was brought back to restore growth to the world's largest consumer products company. A year later, investors are still waiting.
European shares closed higher on Thursday, after a business activity index showed the euro zone rebounded in July.
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever reported a 5.5 percent fall in first half revenue but delivered a rise in profits.
Tesco said its CEO Philip Clarke would quit, to be replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis, after it issued a profit warning.
Tesla is being sued in China for trademark infringement, casting a shadow over CEO Elon Musk's ambition to expand in the world's biggest auto market.
The Netherlands may be a small country, but if you’re an investor, Jim Cramer says there’s a big reason to like it.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Unilever said on Thursday it had agreed to sell its Ragu and Bertolli pasta sauce brands to Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion in cash, marking a final step the restructuring of its portfolio in North America.
Procter & Gamble reported lower quarterly profit on Friday, hurt by unfavorable currency movements and lower gross margin.
The CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management has told CNBC he remains bullish on emerging markets in the long term, despite seeing large outflows due to poor performance in the region.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, when trading will be dominated by earnings from a host of major companies.