Coke's Going Small. Will It Work?

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On today's edition of MarketFoolery, the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:

  • Italy is the latest country to get downgraded by Standard & Poor's. How should U.S. investors react to the latest drama in the European markets?

  • Coca-Cola (NYS: KO) is launching a new strategy: smaller packaging with lower prices. Will this help increase U.S. sales?

  • Speaking of companies adjusting the product size and packaging, one of our analysts has a suggestion for how Kraft Foods (NYS: KFT) and Campbell Soup (NYS: CPB) can work together for the benefit of all humankind. Here's hoping someone is listening.

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