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Campbell Soup Profit Rises Amid Turnaround Push

Campbell Soup is preparing to flood supermarket shelves with dozens of new products, but the push to revive its mainstay soup business comes at a time when cautious consumers are spending less on groceries.

Why Are Rich Companies Laying Off Poor Workers?

Several major corporations have been announcing layoffs in recent weeks, despite their fattening coffers. What accounts for all the pink slips? Consumers don't like them, nor do investors -- at least, not the farsighted ones. Here are the real reasons behind these puzzling, and troubling, terminations.

Stocks Keep Rolling for Another Weekly Gain

Stocks closed broadly if modestly higher Friday on light volume as traders avoided making any big bets ahead of a long holiday weekend. The equity markets closed up for the third straight day and extended their winning ways to a third consecutive week.

Week Ahead: Earnings from Dell, Smucker's and More

Dell will highlight a handful of tech company results this week. Also reporting earnings will be food giants Smucker and Campbell Soup, also Marriott and other members of the lodging and hospitality industry, and the first of a long string of results from retailers.

Nine Cheap, High-Quality Stocks for the Long Run

Some stocks may seem like bargains when they're really duds. Here's how you can find stable, defensive stocks that might provide market-beating returns. You can start with these nine high-quality stocks that should do well for buy-and-hold investors.

Campbell Soup EPS Drops as Promotions Sap Revenue

Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) reported earnings of 82 cents per share for the quarter ending Oct. 31, down from 87 cents per share a year earlier. Sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 dropped 1% to $2.17 billion, the company said in a statement. Higher promotional spending hurt sales, the company said.

Is Pizza Eating Campbell Soup's Lunch?

Faced with competition from mac n' cheese and other simple meals, Campbell Soup is being forced to promote its brands at supermarkets just as the weather is warming and few consumers are looking for something piping hot to eat. It is the latest in a series of bad breaks to hit the food company.