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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.
Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent at the Financial Times, discusses which investment banks got it right when it came to predicting World Cup results.
After Brazil's brutal World Cup loss, its populace could focus on the tournament's costs amid a flagging economy.
The World Cup soccer matches have broken all sorts of ratings records for ESPN, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
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 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.
Roberto Jaguaribe, ambassador of Brazil to the U.K., says the German soccer squad is intelligent and organized but has no flair.
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.
Henrik Gullberg, senior FX strategist at Deutsche Bank, discusses the best "value bets" on teams likely to lift the coveted soccer World Cup trophy.
Nike of the U.S. and Germany's Adidas and Puma, the three largest soccer apparel companies, poured marketing money into the tournament.
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.
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 Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin shows team spirit by sporting a red, white and blue bodysuit.
NBC Sports' Dave Briggs, "SportsDash" host, provides a preview of Tuesday's matchup between team USA and Belgium.
The South Korean national soccer team returned home from the World Cup only to be pelted with taffy.
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.
Discussing how Nike is growing their running sector and how much the World Cup is impacting sales, with Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst.
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.
Emerging markets experts at Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley are bearish on investing in Brazil regardless of the World Cup.