The lawsuit claims the chocolate maker gets cocoa with help from forced West African workers.
The maker of the famous candies likes to keep a low profile, but it may be an attractive buyout candidate in the consolidation-happy sweets industry.
Hershey is expanding globally, and Japan is already proving to be a hot market for one of its products.
Warm weather, export demand and health-conscious consumers spur a butter and cheese rally.
Johnson & Johnson is upgraded at 3 firms, and McDonald's is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.
The candy giant's dividend has risen 150% in the past decade -- and more increases are likely on the way.
Under Armour is upgraded to 'buy,' and Marvell Technology is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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