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  • Dieters move past calories, food makers follow Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients.

  • *Major indexes on track for 2nd straight week of gains. A. Bank to buy Eddie Bauer. NEW YORK, Feb 14- U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a second straight week of gains as investors were once again willing to overlook some soft economic data stemming from bad weather.

  • Weight Watchers gets nailed     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports that technology such as free phone apps and wearables is cutting into Weight Watchers' business.

  • A. Bank to buy Eddie Bauer. NEW YORK, Feb 14- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its first two-week winning streak of the year, as investors were once again willing to overlook some soft economic data stemming from bad weather.

  • *Euro zone growth edges higher on France, Germany. A. Bank to buy Eddie Bauer. *Investors will also eye the preliminary February Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers at 9:55 a.m..

  • Early movers: JOSB, SJM, AIG, CPB, MSFT, PG & more Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Forecasts 2014 earnings of $1.30- $1.60/ shr vs est $2.78. Feb 13- Weight Watchers International Inc forecast a full-year adjusted profit far below estimates, sending the company's shares down as much as 20 percent in extended trading. Weight Watchers, which also announced plans to "resize," said it expects to earn $1.30 to $1.60 per share in 2014..

  • Weight Watchers shares plunge on drastic guidance Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    A Weight Watchers center in Culver City, Calif.

    The diet plan company's profit forecasts missed expectations, and investors are running for the door.

  • After-hours buzz: Kraft, AIG, Brocade & More Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 4:49 PM ET
    Velveeta cheese, a product of Kraft Foods

    Companies making headlines after the bell Thursday.

  • Weight Watchers said it expects to earn $1.30 to $1.60 per share in 2014, missing analysts' average estimate of $2.78, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • Retail sales—Another chance to blame the weather Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 8:17 PM ET
    Ice covers a statue of wolves outside Carter-Finley Stadium on February 12, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Winter weather probably took a bite out of January's retail sales, while jobless claims data may also be affected.

  • The flabby business of shrinking waistlines Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    As dieters are turning to tech-based alternatives, Weight Watchers has been doing some slimming down of its own, but it's not healthy, a report said.

  • *Diet drugs and plans a hard sell, despite rising obesity. KALUNDBORG, Denmark, Nov 14- Steam rises from pipes at a giant industrial complex on the edge of the Baltic Sea whose success is a testament to the world's diabetes and obesity epidemic.

  • Prosecutors in the Steinberg case asked that the defense team for Steinberg, who was charged in March over alleged insider trading in computer company Dell Inc and chipmaker Nvidia Corp, be barred from introducing evidence of trading in those stocks by another top SAC lieutenant, Gabriel Plotkin, to avoid creating confusion for the jury.

  • Prosecutors in the insider trading case against SAC executive Michael Steinberg asked that the defense team for Steinberg, who was charged in March over alleged insider trading in computer company Dell Inc and chipmaker Nvidia Corp, be barred from introducing evidence of trading in those stocks by another top SAC lieutenant, Gabriel Plotkin, to avoid creating confusion for the jury.

  • *Sale part of Nestle plan to shed underperforming brands. LONDON/ ZURICH, Nov 7- Nestle, the world's largest food group, is selling the bulk of its Jenny Craig weight-loss business to a U.S. private equity firm, part of a trend among consumer goods firms to shed underperforming businesses in a faltering global economy.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4- Google Inc is launching a service that lets consumers pay for live video chats with experts who can provide everything from step-by-step turkey cooking instructions to marriage counseling.

  • Cramer: Weight Watchers big loser of the day     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    CNBC'S Jim Cramer says that technology is taking down the weight loss company.

  • Early movers: SBUX, TWC, ABC, CAH, AVP, FB & more Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 7:56 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • After-hours buzz: FB, V, SBUX & more Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

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