Unilever on Thursday reported underlying first-half sales growth of 4.7 percent amid what the company called "challenging markets." » Read More
Taking on the environmentally conscious outlook touted by Pope Francis can still lead to investment returns, a money manager said.
European equities finished sharply higher, with investors reacting to corporate earnings and focusing on comments by a member of the ECB.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Many believe these plant-based products are shaping the future of food, including Bill Gates and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.
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After reading about the lack of female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies, Renee Sandler inspired her daughters to think up business ideas. The result is now a multimillion-dollar business.
Nestle, the world's leading packaged food maker, reported slightly better-than-expected first-quarter sales on Friday, helped by price increases.
European equities closed lower on Thursday after mixed first-quarter earnings reports and as Greece's economic outlook deteriorated further.
Unilever reported better than expected sales for the first quarter on Thursday, showing improvement from the hammering it took last year.
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European equities closed in positive territory on Tuesday amid speculation that the ECB will announce a full-scale bond-buying program on Thursday.
Consumer goods giant Unilever reported lower than expected fourth-quarter underlying sales growth.
Some of Friday midday movers:
Nearly 1 in 6 Americans go hungry. Most at risk: children and the elderly. Companies are rushing to help during the holidays.
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.