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LONDON, Oct 4- Consumer goods group Unilever Plc/ NV is looking at a possible sale of its Skippy peanut butter business based in the United States and Canada which could, if sold, fetch around $400 million.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
With Facebook's stock down 40 percent, the company is going on the offensive.
Activist investor William Ackman said Tuesday the board of troubled Procter & Gamble would likely give its chief executive “a little bit more time” to fix its problems, but he took a slap at its lack of a “culture of efficiency.”
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
Unilever is being less affected by the slowing U.S. economic conditions than some of its rivals because of its abundant portfolio of brands, Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America president, told CNBC on Friday.
Many emerging market countries will be home to an exploding population with a growing working-age populace over the next several decades, which will lead to attractive investment opportunities.
TheStreet.com details the 10 most popular high-yielding dividend stocks among Morningstar's Ultimate Stock-Pickers funds, listed in inverse order of highest yield.
Over the next five years, Brazil's consumption of personal care and beauty products will outpace that of developed markets including the U.S., making the country ripe for industry expansion.
Here are the 10 most popular high-yielding dividend stocks among Morningstar’s Ultimate Stock-Pickers funds.
Representatives from all the major advertising agencies, plus the likes of Unilever and Nissan all turned out to hear about the new tools Facebook is launching for brands to better connect with consumers.
Nielsen wants to disprove the old adage about advertising: “I know half of my advertising works, I just don’t know which half.” Now the measurement company is making a big push to show that it’s moved far beyond archaic “people meters” to measure ad engagement for the digital age.
Over dinner last night with several managing directors for a large equity desk, the first topic of conversation was not, “What's going to happen after the NYSE-Deutsche Boerse merger gets turned down?” It was, “What the hell is going on with this lousy volume? My desk is dead.”
During his presidential campaign in 2007, Republican candidate Mitt Romney promised that a trust overseeing his financial portfolio would shed any investments that conflicted with GOP positions toward Iran, China, stem cell research and other issues.
The U.S. stock market overreacted to Europe's financial turmoil, contrarian investor David Dreman told CNBC Tuesday.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be among the 1 percent — one of the wealthiest people in America — it’s your lucky day! There's an app for that. Which means you can be the 1% anywhere — in the airport or in the tub.
Earlier this month, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick tweeted: "Check these prizes from the McDonald's monopoly game," and included a link. Next to the tweet it said "spon," which I assume meant sponsored. So I called up McDonald's and asked them if they were now sponsoring Michael Vick.
The “Occupy Wall Street” protest just got some delish support — from ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s.
People will “continue to smoke, eat, and need healthcare,” so stocks in these areas will feel less economic pressures on their sales and profits,” Stuart Reeve, director and portfolio manager at BlackRock spacer, told CNBC Friday.