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Food stocks rise after Kraft-Heinz merger disclosure

The mega-merger announced Wednesday between Kraft Food Group and H.J. Heinz may be helping the financial fortunes of other major food producers. Shares of 11 of the 17 companies Kraft

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Heinz, Kraft merge to form 5th-largest food company

In a jolt certain to be felt in food pantries across the globe, H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group will merge into a single food behemoth — forming the world’s

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Wall Street hopes to avoid Greek tragedy

The fate of cash-strapped Greece, which has become front-page news as its new anti-austerity government looks to get bailout concessions from its eurozone creditors, could become clearer today when eurozone

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Stocks up on Coke’s beat, Greece speculation

Stocks are higher Tuesday as Wall Street reacts to an earnings beat by Coca-Cola and rumors that the chill in negotiations between Greece and its European creditors has thawed. As

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Utilities power up as S&P 500 powers down

Investors looking for a hiding place in a tough market for stocks in January found it in the utility sector, which gained 2.3%, a solid gain compared to the S&P

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Yahoo shares jump; company to spin off Alibaba stake

Yahoo shares rallied 7% late Tuesday after the company said it would spin off its remaining $40 billion stake in Alibaba into a separate entity.vStock in the new investment company

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Stocks end up, Dow flat after Greek vote

Stocks ended higher Monday, with the Dow basically flat, as investors grappled with the consequences of a victory for Greece’s anti-austerity Syriza party in general elections. Both the S&P 500

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China Economic Growth Is Slowest in Decades

China’s economic growth slowed to 7.4% in 2014, downshifting to a level not seen in a quarter century and firmly marking the end of a high-growth heyday that buoyed global

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Verizon earnings up off ‘healthy’ demand

Verizon shares dipped slightly after its third-quarter earnings per share missed estimates. However, the telecommunications giant reported double-digit growth off

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China shares plunge 8% on margin trade curbs

Chinese shares plunged about 8% Monday after the country’s securities regulator imposed margin trading curbs on several major brokerages, a

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Chipmaker Intel posted fourth-quarter earnings per share Thursday

Earnings per share of 74 cents surpassed estimates of 66 cents, according to S&P Capital IQ. Its sales of $14.7

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Apple patent approval sends GoPro stock sliding

GoPro shares dove Tuesday after Apple received a slew of patents, including one suggesting it could get into the sports

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Copper’s collapse tarnishing mining, metals stocks

Crude oil isn’t the only commodity getting trashed these days.  A collapse in copper prices on the London Metal Exchange

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By one measure, stock valuations at ‘post-war high’

Is the high-flying U.S. stock market more expensive than you think? You bet it is — if you measure it

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Facebook, China and dividend payers boost global tech

Yet Facebook’s significant move up wasn’t the biggest stock-market hit among the world’s 20 most valuable tech firms. Year-end stock

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Dow up about 200: S&P 500 looks to end skid

Stock prices are up sharply Wednesday following the worst-three session start to a new year since 2008 amid rising hopes

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