Chrysler is trending as the auto company reported a 12% sales increase in September -- reaching its highest number of sales for the month since 2007. Chrysler said it sold 142,041 vehicles in September. The company said all of its brands saw sales increases -- especially its new Dodge Dart, which posted a 72% jump in sales from August. Chrysler also said its Fiat brand saw its highest monthly sales number in the U.S., with 4,176 vehicles sold. September was the 30th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains for Chrysler.
Mondelez is another popular search. Mondelez International and Kraft Foods ( KFT)are set to begin trading Tuesday as two separate public companies. Mondelez is the global snack business which Kraft spun off in March. The company, which operates product brands like Oreo and Nabisco, will trade under the ticker MDLZ. Kraft's lineup consists of Velveeta and Oscar Mayer brands.
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