NEW YORK, Dec 12- Gold tumbled 2 percent on Thursday as upbeat U.S. retail sales data stoked expectations of a cut soon in the Federal Reserve's stimulus program, and natural gas prices rose for a fourth straight day as colder weather gripped the United States. Coffee and silver were among other commodities that posted major price moves.» Read More
Dunkin' Brands is citing strong sandwich and beverage sales, with the "Street Signs" crew. Herb Greenberg, weighs in.
Starbucks is opening its very first Teavana tea bar in Manhattan. Its CEO Howard Schultz wants to bring the "romance and theater" it did for coffee, to the tea category.
Washington needs to serve the American people. CNBC's Jim Cramer talks with Howard Schultz, Starbucks founder, chairman, president and CEO, Schultz says the government shutdown demonstrated a "complete fracturing of leadership."
Howard Schultz tells CNBC's Jim Cramer that Starbucks' cost structure and investments in China mean it must charge a little more there.
You're not going to see coffee here, says Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, talking with CNBC's Jim Cramer about his company's acquisition of Teavana, a specialty tea retailer.
*Cocoa technical up-trend seen remaining intact. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Oct 22- Robusta coffee futures on Liffe hit a three-year low for the second straight day on Tuesday, ahead of an expected record crop from top grower Vietnam, which dealers say may create a global surplus.
Starbucks has come under fire from Chinese state media for charging more for its coffee in China than in other countries. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg says there are "serious issues" going forward investors much watch with Green Mountain, and explains why Neustar is on his radar.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has launched a petition drive to urge Washington politicians to "Come Together."
*Sugar may extend technical rally to 20- 20.50 cents per lb. Oct 11- Metal prices will be stuck in a rut into next year due to festering uncertainty over the timing and scale of tapering in the United States, with soft commodities such as coffee offering a better chance of returns, said Jefferies Bache's president.
Mel Elias, President & CEO of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf plans to expand store bases in Asia with newly-acquired capital. He confirms lower coffee prices will be passed onto customers.
Starbucks outrages customers with its newest baked goods item on the menu. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details and R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, provides perspective on the stock.
*Coffee market focus on wet season in Brazil. LONDON, Sept 5- Arabica coffee futures on ICE sank to a four-year low on Thursday, extending a prolonged slide fuelled by excess supplies after a large harvest in top grower Brazil earlier this year and a rebound in production in Colombia.
EL PARAISO, Honduras/ PEREZ ZELEDON, Costa Rica, Aug 30- C entral American coffee industry officials say the region's arabica crop is weathering an outbreak of leaf-rust fungus, but try telling that to small-hold farmers like Graciela Alvarenga.
NEW YORK, Aug 16- Commodity prices traded mixed on Friday, with profit taking, favorable weather and currency pressures hitting grains, sugar, and coffee prices, but an improved demand outlook sent some industrial metals up nearly 2 percent. Supply worries stirred up by violence in Egypt and Libya lifted energy prices, although dollar strength capped gains.
NEW YORK, Aug 7- Cocoa and coffee prices rallied on Wednesday while those of copper and gold steadied from recent declines, helping a broad commodities index settle up for the first time in four days.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Brian Sullivan place a friendly bet on the future of gold and coffee. Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, sides with Herb and coffee.
NEW YORK, July 26- JP Morgan Chase& Co is exiting physical commodities trading, the bank said in a surprise statement on Friday, as Wall Street's role in the trading of oil tankers, coffee beans and metals comes under intense political and regulatory pressure.
As Dunkin' Brands unveils plans for expansion, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said he isn't worried about competition from other big brands edging into coffee service.
Starbucks just had the best third quarter in company history. Howard Schultz, CEO, tells CNBC, "Our growth is based on satisfying customers throughout the day. The results we achieved were remarkable."