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Port Executive Director Jonathan Daniels said Tuesday he will be in touch with tenant Chiquita Brands International about what its merger with Irish fruit company Fyffes means for the port, but he hadn't talked to company representatives yet.
Leucadia National Corp., run by Jefferies Group LLC Chief Executive Officer Richard Handler, reaped a 50 percent gain in less than six months on its purchase of shares in Philip Falcone's Harbinger Group Inc. Harbinger Group climbed 1.8 percent to $12.73 at 4:15 p.m. in New York, compared with the $8.50 that Leucadia paid in September.
PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: This story is about the aftermath of last year's failed US takeover of East Coast grain handler GrainCorp. The Federal Government's decision to reject the takeover bid of US giant Archer Daniels Midland took many by surprise.
Hedge funds look to put strategies into ETFs to lure more investors More client-hungry hedge fund managers are looking to put their investment strategies to work in exchange-traded funds, a move that could exponentially expand their pool of investors but requires them to slash investment management fees.
What does the merger of two giant banana producers -- Chiquita Brands in the U.S. and Ireland's Fyffes Plc -- mean for U.S. consumers and the prices that they pay for fruit? With $4.6 billion in sales, the combined company, ChiquitaFyffes, Plc, will be by far the world's biggest banana producer and a major player in melons, pineapples and packaged ... (more)
Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to move into full-commercial scale production of CLARISOY - the 'invisible' soy protein developed by plant protein pioneer Burcon.
The stock-for-stock transaction announced Monday creates a global banana and fresh produce company with $4.6 billion in annual revenues.
Stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish Monday as investors sifted through a blend of discouraging economic data from China and Japan as well as ongoing uncertainty over Russia's incursion into Ukraine.
In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, file photo, trader Gregory Rowe, center, works at the post of specialist Joseph Mastrolia, left, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Shares of Archer Daniels Midland have earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports .
The senators are not the only people that have written to Kellogg CEO John A. Bryant calling for an end to the Memphis lockout.
Stocks to Watch from The Survey - The saying that "there's always money in the banana stand" is ringing true this morning, as shares of Chiquita Brands are moving sharply higher ahead of the bell, after the company, which sources and distributes bananas and other fresh produce, agreed to merge with industry peer Fyffes in an all-stock transaction ... (more)
Officials say a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no early signs of a tsunami.
Is the agriculture industry the environment's problem or part of the answer, that was the question asked by Prysor Williams, Bangor University's lecturer in Environmental Management, to those present at the recent Ceredigion NFU Cymru Annual Conference.
Mark King, in his small manufacturing studio in Bellingham, says the idea for his organoleptic analyzer, a device that measures the texture of granola bars, came to him when he was a 21-year-old college dropout.
Willamette Valley Vineyards is taking reservations for its Murder Mystery Wine Dinner on March 23. Guests will try to piece together clues to solve a mystery in the "whodunit" event, interacting with the winery staff and characters.