NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 26- Raw sugar futures tested the prior session's six-year low in thin trade on Thursday, under pressure from a strengthening dollar, abundant supplies and light physical demand, while arabica coffee extended gains. New York cocoa futures eased, pressured by the weak sterling, and bucking the session's higher trend in larger commodity...» Read More
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants his voice heard in Washington and to do that he's closing his wallet to politicians in Congress of any political party until they put serving Americans and creating jobs ahead of fundraising and ideology.
With Brazil's stock market trading in bear territory, is the global growth engine - otherwise known as the BRIC nations - starting to sputter out?
The Fast Money traders weigh in on coffee trades, and plays on stocks set to pop or drop.
The coffee battle just got a bit more competitive as Dunkin Brands debuted on the Nasdaq. Insight on what the Street is expecting, with David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant/packaged food analyst.
The "Mad Money" host explains why investor may want to take a bite of this deal.
Today, Goldman Sachs downgraded Starbucks to neutral from buy. The firm observed "choppiness" in recent consumer metrics. There’s also been a drop in restaurant demand from a second-quarter consumer survey.
Markets have overreacted to recent concerns on oversupply in soft commodities, and the fundamentals do not support the recent sell-off, Sudakshina Unnikrishnan, analyst at Barclays Capital, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Cramer said these hyper-caffeinated stocks are so hot, they're scalding. Get his top trades.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why your morning cup of Joe could provide you with more than just caffeine.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, owned by Singapore's Sassoon brothers, is ready to take a big leap in China. The global gourmet coffee chain, run by brother-in-law and CEO Mel Elias, tells CNBC's Christine Tan on Managing Asia that it wants to brew up a storm in other Tier 1 & 2 cities.
Starbucks announced a 17% increase in packaged coffee prices in their stores today, with Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray.
The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will be looking at the role of speculators in recent volatile commodities pricing, Commissioner Bart Chilton told CNBC Friday.
Starbucks, the world's largest coffee chain, got a shot in the arm this week, reporting a 20% rise in second quarter profits. However, higher commodity costs are expected to take a bite out of earnings in 2011. New York coffee prices hit a 34-year high of $3/pound on Thursday. CNBC's Christine Tan caught up with the billionaire founder and CEO Howard Schultz in Shanghai for his take on rising coffee prices.
Starbucks stock is rising today after last night's earnings release, but will soaring coffee prices take it's toll next year? Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray senior analyst weighs in.
Vietnam's Son La province is benefiting from a government drive to grow more high-quality beans. The FT reports.
There's a coffee battle brewing--a look at Starbucks' lackluster performance and the approaching competition with Matthew DiFrisco, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst and Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington
Now that Starbucks has agreed to use Green Mountain’s Keurig system for its push into single-serve, giving the stocks of both a caffeinated jolt, there are a few key points to consider.
Changes linked to global warming have contributed to a shortage of the beans used in specialty coffees, the New York Times reports.
For the first time in its public discussions of single-serve, Starbucks specifically mentioned Green Mountain by name in an internal memo today.
As Starbucks gets closer to announcing a single-serve coffee, investors are trying to figure out which company Starbucks will partner with.