Sep 4 - Chrysler reports its 29th consecutive month of year-on-year sales gains with a 14 percent rise in August as automakers release their sales figures.
Ahead -- charges ahead and hot dogging it in Poland later in the show. What of the three times this Tuesday from Reuters world headquarters in New York. Our power player of the day helping Chrysler move full speed ahead. It's CEO Sergio Marchionne. Strong sales of the Chrysler 300 Dodge -- and -- branded cars powering the company to its best August in five years. US sales up 14% over all the -- -- brand had its best month ever. Have. GM and Ford reports sales later today. How much would you pay for smooth skin Valeant pharmaceuticals buying medicis pharma for two point six billion in cash. It -- Botox competitor -- sport and other skin care medications. -- CEOs has dermatology is the most important business. Smooth sailing for medicis shares soaring on the deal. Six sonic Campbell's improving -- sales contributing to a better quarterly profit. The company also giving it up be pulling your outlook. The CEO says retailers are responding favorably to new products including a tie green Curry's sauce. While Smithfield is not exactly in hot had been weak retail demand for pork hurting profit which missed forecasts. Sales also came in below estimates. -- shares right now. Campbell's up about a percent half and Smithfield is also up just over about 1%. From port to swift there are certainly holes and it let's bring in charging in beat -- in London to explain what is troubling Europe today Jamie. Release. Late last night time now we hides. Divx and didn't see many days luring -- I would on the EU to negative from stable still keeping that simply evicting intact but I'm. But the based news in the world right now and Hutton said that those not really surprising either this brings movies done and -- with S&P. I'm does the agency itself said it was a logical step given that and the EU's top four -- masters -- Germany UK France and Holland. They are all on negative watch and only. Neither -- these -- contribute on 45%. Of the EU budget. And as you mentioned there this morning we had news on social and this was economy contracting in the second quarter up of course Switzerland's not -- you. On the you know zone but that's their most of its exports goal. The economy contracted point 1% not much but it was -- shot of point 2% expunged and economists had expected and this means recession is on the console. Safe haven currency perhaps. But not a safe haven economy and that's you might expect European stocks actually hitting in the next day between half. I'm 1% all eyes of course on Thursday on its what's to -- audio -- ECB will see. We set eyes watching -- thanks so much Jamie. It's the end of the summer movie season and bringing us to our daily digit four point three billion dollars this summer's box office tally. Sounds like a blockbuster figure yes not so much sales dropped 2.4 percent from last summer's record breaking season according to Hollywood dot com. Lastly get hit in new low the kid's film bee movie love in the big of an adventure feeling no. As current title of the worst thing you ever so slightly film taking in under half dollars. And finally. Many say this summer went to the dogs especially in Poland. A few hundred docks instead to the streets and crack out for a competitive race titled dioxin traveler. With costing spanning the globe. There was -- biker barker kind of days it. And then I -- while oh wait I -- you know that the Mexican team docs. And then of course we get -- romantic -- decked out Dachshund on the library is with crack house eighteenth -- parade as the city's most popular it. That's latest -- times where this Tuesday you can follow us on Twitter at Reuters Insider. And check out of it YouTube channel at Reuters dot com slash latest TV I'm Lisa Bernhard this is sports.