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Swiss food giant Nestle delivers earnings that it says are below its own expectations, although still within the guided range. But it forecasts more encouraging growth in 2018 as it says it plans to keep its Gerber baby food business, while putting the Gerber life insurance unit up for sale and will not increase its stake in L'Oreal.
When the dollar is strong, look inward and buy companies that do the lion's share of their business within the U.S.
Here's where to look if the dollar follows a stronger -- or weaker -- scenario. There are some good ways to play it either way.
Here's where to look if the dollar follows a stronger -- or weaker -- scenario.
Post adds the traditional British wholewheat breakfast cereal to a list of brands that includes Shredded Wheat and Raisin Bran
There is a reason why value has overtaken growth this year.
The CNBC 'Fast Money Halftime' trading panel examines the Swiss National Bank's decision to let its currency float against the euro and the impact it's having on global currency markets.
But did the 'Santa Claus rally' come too early? the "Fast Money" trading panel wondered.
Vietnamese have historically bought dairy from Nestle, Mead Johnson Nutrition and Dutch Lady. But lower-priced Vinamilk has a 30% share of the domestic market for powdered milk.
Always consider international companies that are comparable to their U.S. counterparts to see if one or the other might give your portfolio an edge up on pure domestic plays.
Paul Laudicina, author of Beating the Global Odds, says companies like Nestle and Coca Cola are doing well for themselves by doing good for society.
Consumer-staples stocks have been left on the shelves and now represent a bargain, some fund managers say.
Warren Buffett is acting appropriately in his role in Kraft's planned takeover of Cadbury, according to a poll of TheStreet.com readers.
It's anybody's guess which company -- Kraft, Cadbury, Hershey, Nestle -- will win the Chocolate War. But as far as Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway are concerned, it might be a no-lose deal -- and Buffett's shrewdest move yet.
Ralston-Purina is flying on news that it will be sold to Nestle, with other stocks also moving sharply.
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