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Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, talks about the economy in light of his company's less-than-rosy outlook. The company reaffirmed guidance but he says uncertainty in the economy is likely to moderate sales.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks could continue their sideways drift, as investors watch a few big earnings, jobless claims and an anticipated merger agreement for American Airlines.
Stocks ended off session lows but the Dow still finished in negative territory Wednesday, as investors took a pause amid a lack of significant market catalysts and after the S&P briefly hit its highest level since December 2007.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
For large retail and restaurant chains the big unknown in the year ahead is how much more they'll pay for health coverage. Employers with 50 or more workers who put in 30 hours a week will be required to provide health care coverage or pay a fine, under the Affordable Care Act.
The problem, Mackey explained, is that the type of benefit plans the government will likely mandate, will require more benefit coverage than he provides now.
Whole Foods founder & CEO John Mackey discusses what the new health care mandate is going to mean for his company.
Think the past week was busy? Wait until you get a load of what’s on Cramer’s radar for this week.
Beverages and cars are just the tip of an earnings list that includes Cisco, Comcast, Whole Foods and Michael Kors.
John Mackey, Whole Foods CEO and author of "Conscious Capitalism," explains why he says Obamcare is worse than "socialism" and might even be "fascism."
John Mackey, Whole Foods co-founder and co-CEO, explains why he "would like to health care based on free capitalism."
This contributor explains why he likes Whole Foods, but has some concerns.
The CEO who compared health care reform to "fascism," Whole Foods' John Mackey on the costs of health and healthy food.
The outlines of a new industry are emerging as a few crowdfunding startups find ways to raise money for Main Street-type businesses that typically wouldn't interest private investors.
The same executives who hope you add $595 Manolo Blahniks to your holiday shopping list also want a spot in your grocery cart.
After talking with the CEO, Jim Cramer exclaimed, "I think this is going to be a fabulous stock for 2013."
Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb discusses what's next for the company, saying his team is working on expanding its store count, and expects to have 20 percent private-label brands on their shelves.
Brewer Tom Seefurth made a beer brewed with basil, oregano, tomato and garlic that tastes like pizza. The combination not only worked as a beer, it helped him save his home.
Consumer stocks, technology or China? "Fast Money" pros stake their positions.