Survey paints positive picture for P&G and these 3 other consumer stocks

The latest Wall Street survey of U.S. shoppers suggest many of our consumer-facing stocks are in a strong spot for the current economy. A key theme from investment bank Jefferies’ survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers is that spending behavior is much different across income cohorts, which could “result in a more bifurcated recovery … Read more

Nelson Peltz’s Trian has stake in pest control giant Rentokil

Nelson Peltz, founder and chief executive officer of Trian Fund Management, during the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute Priority Summit in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Marco Bello | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners has amassed a significant stake in Terminix parent Rentokil and is seeking to engage with leadership … Read more

Stocks on path to 40,000

People walk by the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on Dec. 29, 2023. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a key milestone on Thursday, the latest in a more than 100-year ascent that’s involved an everchanging group of stocks. The closely followed average on Thursday broke above … Read more

Glass Lewis endorses 6 Ancora nominees

A Norfolk Southern train is en route on Feb. 14, 2023 in East Palestine, Ohio. Earlier in the month a derailment sent millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into the environment and forced thousands of people to evacuate. Angelo Merendino | Getty Images News | Getty Images Activist investor Ancora received a powerful endorsement in … Read more

The cause of Super Micro’s 23% drop Friday? Go back to March 8

At law school, we learned about “proximate cause,” one of the few valuable concepts you can take from three years of drudgery. It’s about who and what caused the injury and who pays for it. The current stock market lends itself to proximate causes, as in, “We have to find a cause for the pronounced … Read more

P&G’s initial decline had nothing to do with earnings. Investors agreed

Procter & Gamble shares were down sharply early in Friday’s session after the consumer products giant reported a mixed quarter. We viewed the action as a bit of profit-taking — and not a reflection of the results. The stock entered the session on a four-day winning streak while the broader market declined. Late Friday, as … Read more

Procter & Gamble (PG) Q3 2024 earnings

In this photo illustration, Pantene and Head & Shoulders hair products are displayed on July 28, 2023 in San Anselmo, California.  Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Procter & Gamble on Friday reported mixed quarterly results but raised its full-year earnings outlook. Shares of the company were roughly flat in premarket trading. Here’s what P&G reported compared … Read more

Top 15 companies to work for in Singapore in 2024

These are the top companies to work for in Singapore in 2024, according to LinkedIn. Carlina Teteris | Moment | Getty Images Banks dominated the top 5 best companies in Singapore to work for, according to LinkedIn’s list on the best workplaces in the country in 2024. “Commercial banking firms from banking to insurance and … Read more

Over 8 million bags of Tide, Gain laundry detergent packets recalled due to ‘serious injury’ risk

Procter & Gamble Co. Tide Pods brand laundry detergent. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Over 8 million bags of liquid laundry detergent packets distributed in the U.S., including Tide and Gain, were recalled by Procter & Gamble Friday due to a “risk of serious injury” involving the product packaging. According to the Consumer Product Safety … Read more

Shareholders vote on Nelson Peltz and Bob Iger

Bob Iger poses with Mickey Mouse attends Mickey’s 90th Spectacular at The Shrine Auditorium on October 6, 2018 in Los Angeles. Valerie Macon | AFP | Getty Images Disney shareholders on Wednesday will settle a long-simmering proxy battle led by billionaire investor Nelson Peltz. Voters will decide whether the company’s board deserves another year together, … Read more