As chocolate companies are forced to raise prices, inelastic demand for their products could mean higher revenue.
The Swiss company is buying Russell Stover Candies, becoming the No. 3 chocolate maker in the US.
From airlines to tobacco to pharma, stocks are seeing rare rallies for no apparent reason.
The average lovebird will shell out $132 on goodies for the occasion.
The company is teaming up with 3D Systems to integrate the technology into its production. It could be used to make new candies.
There are plenty of quarterly reports on deck. Here's what to expect from some of the biggest names.
Shares of the chocolate maker are up 30% this year, and analysts expect the gains to continue.
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