(Repeats for wider distribution.) * Mondelez-Hershey merger would be world's largest cocoa consumer. * Barry Callebaut is key supplier of cocoa, chocolate products to both.
LONDON/SYDNEY Factories across Europe enjoyed a buoyant month in June but that growth could be under threat after Britons voted to leave the European Union last week, surveys conducted almost entirely before the historic referendum showed.
The confluence of rock-bottom gasoline prices and the Fourth of July falling on a Monday is set to turn this Independence Day holiday into a traveling bonanza.
The leaders of the British economy united to signal they will soon deliver stimulus to protect it from the fallout of last week's shock decision to quit the European Union.
At age 70, the bill comes due on all those tax-deferred savings accounts we've been building, and this week the oldest baby boomers will begin to reach that finish line with many millions more to follow.