Kellogg Steals Pringles From Diamond Foods

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  • Diamond Foods (NAS: DMND) lost its chance to buy Procter & Gamble's (NYS: PG) Pringles business. Kellogg (NYS: K) agreed to buy the Pringles brand from P&G for $2.7 billion.

  • Zynga (NAS: ZNGA) reported its first earnings since going public. While the game maker posted a loss for the quarter, I believe the company's strong position within the social gaming space should help Zynga outperform the market in the long run. For that reason, I'm giving the stock a thumbs-up CAPScall on my account on Motley Fool CAPS.

  • Deere (NYS: DE) beat estimates and reported a profit for its first quarter, as higher income for farmers led to more investments in farming equipment like Deere's signature green and yellow machines.

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