Coca-Cola (KO) reported second-quarter earnings this week indicating that the company struggled in North America amid a focus on healthier diets and a cold, wet spell that sapped demand for thirst-quenching soft drinks.
Profit dropped 4% overall thanks to these issues and, of course, the continued drag of a slowdown in Europe…
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By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV Program, Tuesday July 16.
Throw Out The Hedge Fund Playbook: Darden (DRI), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS), Bank of America (BAC), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Micron (MU), 3M (MMM), Starbucks (SBUX), Celgene (CELG), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX), Gilead (GILD), Qualcomm (QCOM), Baidu (BIDU), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), Texas Instruments (TXN)
With a decline in the Dow of 32 points after 8 straight sessions of gains, Cramer tells viewers not to fret…
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This week, I gave a talk to Oxford Club members at the beautiful Ojai Valley Inn & Spa resort. I arrived on Sunday afternoon. The night before, the resort hosted a big celebrity wedding. Attendees included Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Matt Damon, Ellen DeGeneres and Howard Stern. In fact, I was told I was likely staying in the suite where Jennifer Anniston had spent the night before (if only I’d arrived a day early!)…
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Corporate raiders are economic assassins. They strike fear into the hearts of company executives. And T. Boone Pickens has been one of the best.
The oilman turned corporate raider was one of the pioneers of the leveraged buyout craze of the 1980s, producing huge gains for his investors while becoming one of the richest people in America with a net worth of $1…
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Interesting article. I conclude two things:- The future doesn’t look that bright when it comes to US equity returns, but we don’t really know. Stay on the course.- Diversification to international markets is important.
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A day after unveiling its most recent quarterly earnings, Yahoo! is again making headlines. The company announced that it has added to its rapidly growing list of acquisitions by purchasing AdMovate. The early-stage company concentrates, in its own words, on the delivery “of personalized, hyper-local targeted offers through the mobile channel…
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After rallying throughout the earlier hours, U.S. equities drifted off session highs following Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony for Congress. Bernanke emphasized, “our asset purchases depend on economic and financial developments, but they are by no means on a preset course”…
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