• World Cup predictions: Which banks get a red card? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    As World Cup fever spread, the usually sober investment banks-turned-pundits offered their predictions. Here's how they did.

  • From taper to soccer: When banks get it wrong  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:50 AM ET

    From guessing the timing of tapering to predicting the winners of the World Cup, CNBC takes a look at the investment banks that got it wrong.

  • Deutsche Bank 'no good at predicting soccer': Pro  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent at the Financial Times, discusses which investment banks got it right when it came to predicting World Cup results.

  • Brazil's soccer wipeout may wipe out its president Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 5:41 PM ET
    An emotional fan reacts to Brazil's brutal 7-1 loss to Germany during the World Cup's semi-final match Tuesday.

    After Brazil's brutal World Cup loss, its populace could focus on the tournament's costs amid a flagging economy.

  • ESPN wins with World Cup  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    Toni Kroos of Germany challenges DaMarcus Beasley of the United States during the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The World Cup soccer matches have broken all sorts of ratings records for ESPN, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Twitter's biggest sports event ever  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports about 35.6 million people tweeted about yesterday's World Cup match between Brazil and Germany making it the biggest single sports event ever on Twitter. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, provides insight.

  • Brazil's World Cup breakdown  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    Marcelo of Brazil reacts after allowing a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    Brazil's loss to Germany in the World Cup is reigniting anger among Brazilians toward their President Dilma Rousseff. Geoff Dennis, UBS, discusses the ripple effects.

  • Roberto Jaguaribe, ambassador of Brazil to the U.K., says economically, the World Cup was a success for Brazil, giving the country much-needed infrastructure.

  • German soccer team 'has no flair': Brazil diplomat  Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Roberto Jaguaribe, ambassador of Brazil to the U.K., says the German soccer squad is intelligent and organized but has no flair.

  • France v Germany: Who drinks the most?  Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    As France gets set to take on Germany in the World Cup quarter finals, CNBC's Steve Sedgwick and Carolin Roth take a look at which country's stock market is winning and who drinks the most.

  • Betting on the World Cup? Here's Deutsche's tips  Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    Henrik Gullberg, senior FX strategist at Deutsche Bank, discusses the best "value bets" on teams likely to lift the coveted soccer World Cup trophy.

  • It's still the US vs. Germany in World Cup apparel Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Germany's Andre Schurrle reacts after scoring a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil match between Germany and Algeria on June 30, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

    Nike of the U.S. and Germany's Adidas and Puma, the three largest soccer apparel companies, poured marketing money into the tournament.

  • Why the World Cup captivated US interest  Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    Robert Tuchman, president at Goviva, explains why this World Cup has been pivotal for the perception of soccer in the U.S and that advertisers will definitely "start pouring money" in the sport.

  • Sales of Team USA soccer gear are exploding Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:11 PM ET
    Clint Dempsey of the U.S. (C) attempts to score between Portugal's Bruno Alves and Ricardo Costa (R) during their 2014 World Cup G soccer match in Manaus, Brazil,  June 22, 2014.

    The success of the U.S. at the World Cup hasn't just meant mega-TV ratings, but also a spike in merchandise sales.

  • 'Squawk's' Sorkin shows support for Team USA  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    "Squawk Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin shows team spirit by sporting a red, white and blue bodysuit.

  • USA enters World Cup's 'knockout' round  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    NBC Sports' Dave Briggs, "SportsDash" host, provides a preview of Tuesday's matchup between team USA and Belgium.

  • South Korean soccer team's unwelcoming return home  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    The South Korean national soccer team returned home from the World Cup only to be pelted with taffy.

  • ESPN crushes records with USA-Germany game Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    Although Germany may have won the game, and the U.S. may have advanced, ESPN came out as the winner of Thursday's big soccer match.

  • Where Nike is scoring  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    Discussing how Nike is growing their running sector and how much the World Cup is impacting sales, with Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst.

  • Who's winning the World Cup advertising war?  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Mike Amour, CEO of Project Worldwide, says the success of advertising campaigns at the World Cup depends on the ability of each firm to portray their brand's authenticity.