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  • Justin Fox - Pack up the peanuts: Kraft's party is ending

    Justin Fox - Pack up the peanuts: Kraft's party is ending
    It is nothing new for Kraft Foods Group to undergo an ownership change. Since 1980, the company — which got its start in 1903 when James Lewis Kraft rented a horse and wagon to bring cheese from wholesalers to small stores in Chicago — has...
  • H.J. Heinz to buy Kraft Foods Group in deal estimated at $36.6 billion

     H.J. Heinz to buy Kraft Foods Group in deal estimated at $36.6 billion
    Consumers' growing appetite for healthier fare is pushing together two of the world's largest processed-food companies — a deal that would combine an extensive shopping list of household names including Heinz Ketchup, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese,...
  • Long-term fate of Lehigh Valley Kraft plant up in the air

    Long-term fate of Lehigh Valley Kraft plant up in the air
    The long-term fate of some 400 workers at Kraft Foods Group Inc.'s Lehigh Valley plant is uncertain after Wednesday's announcement that H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual...
  • Report: Kraft in talks for sale to 3G Capital

    Kraft Foods Group, one of the most well-known American food-makers, could soon be gobbled up by a hungry Brazilian investment firm, according to a published report. If completed, the deal with 3G Capital would likely be worth more than $40 billion,...
  • Heinz buying Kraft in deal to create food giant

    Heinz buying Kraft in deal to create food giant
    H.J. Heinz is buying Northfield-based Kraft Foods, creating what the companies say will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America. According to Kraft, the company will be co-headquartered in the Chicago area and Pittsburgh. The...
  • Abbott's White is lone Chicago-area executive on Barron's best CEOs list

    Abbott's White is lone Chicago-area executive on Barron's best CEOs list
    Miles White joined the likes of Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon on Tuesday as one of Barron's picks for the world's 30 best CEOs. White, 60, has held the top job at North Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories since 1999. He is known for his bold...
  • No Cinderella story in Crimea

    Vladimir Putin has resurfaced after more than a week out of public view. Clearly he and the rest of the NCAA tournament selection committee take their work very seriously. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, Quicken Loans and Yahoo will not be dangling...
  • Young investors can learn a lot from Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett reminds me of my favorite uncle -- plain cars, plain dress and plain advice, especially about investing in stocks. My uncle took me under his wing when I was a teenager and mostly kept his investing tutoring short and simple -- long-term...
  • Young adults can learn from Warren Buffett's shareholder letter

    Young adults can learn from Warren Buffett's shareholder letter
    Young investors who came of age during the last decade, which saw two bear markets, may understandably think that stocks are not worth the risk. But in his latest annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett, chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway and...
  • Hyde5: Five thoughts on Dolphins' mega-deal with Suh

    Hyde5: Five thoughts on Dolphins' mega-deal with Suh
    The contract's numbers are admittedly staggering. The six-year, $114 million and $60 million guaranteed, as first reported by ESPN's Chris Mortensen, is the largest overall number for a non-quarterback and the largest guaranteed money ever in football....
  • Donald Keough dies at 88; helped Coke stay dominant during 'soda wars'

    Donald Keough dies at 88; helped Coke stay dominant during 'soda wars'
    Donald R. Keough, a poor cattleman's son who became president and chief operating officer of Coca-Cola Co. and helped it maintain its worldwide dominance during the "soda wars" of the 1980s, died of natural causes Tuesday in Atlanta. He was 88. Keough...