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  • Nervous Investors Awaiting Two Big Events Next Week Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    Next week is expected to mark the start of the US economy’s entry into recession and the end of the Fed’s conventional monetary policy.

  • The team confirmed on its web site that the final elite seats in their new stadium scheduled to open in 2010 will be auctioned from today and will close on Monday and that the team “does not expect to sell all of the Coaches Club seats by the end of the auction.”

  • Playing The Sports "Naming Rights" Game Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 11:12 AM ET
    World Series 2008

    This is how the game works. First, you figure out who the sponsor of the facility is. (Note: This is easy and is only part of the game). Then, walk around the stadium and evaluate how that sponsor is doing within the stadium and then figure out how natural the fit is.

  • Coach's Holiday Strategy: Sell Like It's 2010 Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 4:16 PM ET
    Coach | Graphic OP Art Wristlet

    While retailers batter down the hatches — some of them for good — in preparation for a difficult holiday season, Coach has a different strategy: Variety.

  • Sorry, Santa, We're Closed. Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 3:23 PM ET

    This holiday season is make or break for some retailers, and while it’s not even Halloween yet, we’re already seeing some of them break. Are we going to see more before Christmas?

  • Dennis Green Ready To Rant In The Classroom Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

    Is he going to be the teacher you "thought he was?" That's the question some students at San Diego State will be asking themselves after the school named former college and NFL head coach Dennis Green as a teacher today. Green will teach BA703 — or Strategic Management — in SDSU's Sports Business Management program

  • NY Jets Seat Auction: Prices Still Dropping Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 3:31 PM ET

    Update II: After yesterday, I wasn't so sure that my prediction that the Jets would not get the $25,000 average for Coaches Club personal seat licenses would hold up. But things haven't been in the Jets' favor on Day 2 of the auction on eBay's StubHub.

  • NY Jets' Big Win: The Seat Auction (Update I) Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 1:58 PM ET

    UPDATED: The New York Jets lost the game Sunday in overtime to the Oakland Raiders. But they apparently won against those who didn't think they could raise $25,000 per personal seat license for the best seats in their new stadium, in these hard economic times. The top two PSL prices from yesterday were $65,100 (each for two seats) and $61,100 (each for four seats) for first-row 40-yard line seats.

  • Is It Really The Economy? Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 11:00 AM ET
    Sports & The Economy

    Over the past couple weeks, I've been trying to keep you up to date on the latest in sports business and how the industry is being affected by the economy. I've tried my best not to be alarmist and to tell you the real story. But I'm afraid that some stories written by others are a bit overboard.

  • Garmin Nüvi® 350

    This economic slowdown couldn’t come at a worse time for retailers and electronics manufacturers — The holidays are typically their biggest earnings period. But you know what that means: Sales!

  • NY Jets' Big Win: The Personal-Seat Auction Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 8:54 AM ET

    The New York Jets lost the game Sunday in overtime to the Oakland Raiders. But they apparently won against those who didn't think they could raise $25,000 per personal seat license for the best seats in their new stadium, in these hard economic times. The top two PSL prices from yesterday were $65,100 (each for two seats) and $61,100 (each for four seats) for first-row 40-yard line seats.

  • Take the "On the Money" Credit Free Holiday Challenge! Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | 11:01 PM ET

    Do you have what it takes to tackle the Credit Free Holiday challenge? Sure you do!

  • Dallas Cowboys Dominate Jersey Sales Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 2:47 PM ET
    Dallas Cowboys

    I just received the top selling NFL jersey stats from Joanna Hunter at the NFL and the Cowboys have four players in the top 10. Here are the selling jerseys on NFLShop.com from April 1-Oct. 15:

  • As Recession Looms, Fed Faces Pressure to Cut More Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Now that the US consumer has finally hit the wall, there’s growing speculation that the Federal Reserve will push its interest-rate pedal to the floor.

  • Today's Top Videos: AIG, Wells Fargo CFO & More... Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    AIG's former CEO said the company has “more than enough” assets to cover the $85 billion loan it received from the U.S. government, while inflation numbers took an unexpected turn for the worse and retail sales slumped again in September. Following are today's top videos:

  • EBay Profit Tops Forecasts, but Outlook Disappoints Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 5:22 PM ET
    An Ebay sign is shown at Ebay offices in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The San Jose-based company said Wednesday that it earned $291.6 million, or 21 cents per share, for the three months ended in June, a 53 percent increase from $190.4 million, or 14 cents per share at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    EBay reversed last year's loss and beat analysts' expectations, but a weak outlook disappointed investors.

  • Credit Continues to Thaw, But Recession Jitters Grow Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 1:22 PM ET

    Global credit markets continued to show signs of thawing, but worries about a world-wide recession loomed over markets.

  • Poll: Will You Spend Less This Holiday Season? Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 12:33 PM ET

    Analysts say a lot of consumers have cut way back on spending -- and if the latest retail numbers are any indication, it's looking like a blue, blue Christmas for retailers. Tell us what you think.

  • A growing body of statistical and anecdotal evidence suggests that demand for televisions, computers, cameras and other electronics is falling sharply, say the New York Times.

  • Wholesale Inflation Jumps, While Retail Sales Slump Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 11:59 AM ET

    Inflation took an unexpected turn for the worse, while retail sales slumped again in September, complicating the Fed's  interest rate policy in the coming months.