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European shares rallied on Friday to end the week in positive territory, led by technology stocks after Ericsson beat forecasts with its earnings, and as the banking sector stabilized.
Earnings news dominated Friday's European trade with Sweden's Ericsson's shares up more than 12 percent after the company reported better-than-expected results.
As I've mentioned, I'm a big college football fan. It's my sport. And although I'm really not a card collector anymore, I still love opening packs of cards. It's why you'll see me reviewing the latest and greatest every once in a while.
Chief executives from Europe discussed earnings, opportunities and challenges their companies face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Friday.
Some big companies report tomorrow that will give more clarity on the health of advertising and technology spending, and the health of the European jobs market
So the buried David Ortiz jersey went for $175,100 today. Even after I threw out my guess of $156,000 for the "cursed" Boston Red Sox jersey buried beneath the new Yankee Stadium, most of my readers doubted me, as only 17 percent of you said it would go for more than $150,000.
Many are calling it a feel-good story of the NBA season, but the New Orleans Hornets story is clearly also the greatest business story of this NBA season. In a year in which New Orleans was handed the All-Star Game perhaps as a parting gift by NBA commish David Stern...the team caught fire on the shoulders of Chris Paul and all of a sudden have a rabid fan base wanting more.
Yahoo posted quarterly profit at the top end of Wall Street's lowered forecasts, but analysts questioned whether the results would force Microsoft to increase its takeover bid for the company.
We received such a great response to our story on the Sioux Falls Canaries and their serving of turkey testicles at the ballpark this season -- 32 percent of you said you'd eat them -- we told the team to fry up a batch to prove they really were going to make them.
Earth Day: And there is no athlete more perfect for this day for Steve Nash. The guy has endorsement deals with Arizona Power Company, Canadian Company BC Hydro (a hydroelectric utility), Energy Innovations (renewable energy) and drives a Lexus Hybrid! He also has a big endorsement deal with Nike -- which today is re-releasing Steve Nash's Trash Talk shoe in limited quantities.
Former University of Tennessee standout and WNBA top draft pick Candace Parker has signed her first two endorsement deals, CNBC has learned.
Rising food and energy prices took a toll on the bottom line of Associated British Foods -- the owner of retailer Primark -- the company said on Tuesday.
It costs consumers more to buy ‘green’ or eco-friendly products. But retailers are hoping that consumers’ conscience will override price-consciousness when it comes to buying these green lines.
ComScore's wildly off-the-mark prediction on Google's first quarter click growth shows how difficult measuring Web traffic can be.
Marketers and advertisiers are increasingly looking to ad networks, which sell display advertising across groups of Web sites, to promote their products.
In some way, we feel sorry for Danica Patrick, who won her first race on her 50th try this weekend. At least on the surface, it couldn't have come at a worse time in a worse place.
This morning, I went one on one with Danica Patrick to talk about her win in Japan. Here's the video and the transcript. Darren: From a marketing standpoint people have called you the Anna Kournikova of racing. You finally won. What type of pressure were you feeling and what are you feeling now?
An earnings windfall for Google should benefit rival Yahoo in buyout talks with Microsoft, as investors view the results as proof of a robust online advertising market.
I think it's pretty hard to argue now (although I know I'll still get the e-mails), the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is the greatest in sports. It's why the David Ortiz jersey--it's really a shirt if you look closely at it--pulled from the concrete at the new Yankee Stadium is a tremendous collectors item.
Google reported earnings that rose 30 percent and handily beat analysts' expectations, and the company's shares jumped in late trading.