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  • Top trending World Cup tweets   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:42 AM ET
    Top trending World Cup tweets

    CNBC's Kayal Tausche runs down the most popular tweets during yesterday's World Cup event between the United States and Ghana.

  • US wins late thriller versus Ghana Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:34 AM ET
    Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal Monday against Ghana.

    A late header by James Brooks allowed the United States to defeat Ghana in its first match of the 2014 World Cup.

  • Private jet charter to the World Cup—$250K and up Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    Competition to secure a private plane for the World Cup is heating up as Brazilian airports fill up.

  • England to win World Cup: Deutsche   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    England to win World Cup: Deutsche

    Henrik Gullberg, senior foreign exchange strategist at Deutsche Bank, says that based on the bank's research, England will win the World Cup. France, Switzerland and Portugal are "undervalued".

  • 2014 World Cup is blazing through power Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:38 PM ET
    Enoh Eyong of Cameroon challenges Jose Juan Vazquez of Mexico in the first half during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Mexico and Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas on June 13, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.

    You wouldn't want to be the one paying the World Cup's energy bill.

  • Squawk sports: World Cup, sports rights fees & more

    The "Squawk Box" crew discuss the costs associated with Brazil's World Cup, and other sports news, with Patrick Rishe, Webster University economics professor and Forbes sports contributor.

  • Big money of the World Cup   Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    Big money of the World Cup

    Mike Ozanian, Forbes executive editor, weighs in on the increasing revenue the World Cup tournament generates.

  • MLS becoming league of choice: Commissioner   Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:40 AM ET
    MLS becoming league of choice: Commissioner

    Don Garber, Major League Soccer Commissioner, discusses the impact of the World Cup on MLS and expansion of the game in the U.S.

  • World Cup sees fears of soccer finance bubble Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    As the World Cup kicks off in Brazil, sports industry experts are concerned the soccer industry is in a financial bubble.

  • 'Not looking' at European equities: CEO   Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    'Not looking' at European equities: CEO

    Ramon Vega, CEO of Vega Swiss Asset Management and former soccer World Cup player, says he favors U.S. equities over European ones and discusses the World Cup.

  • Onefootball CEO on World Cup strategy   Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:45 AM ET
    Onefootball CEO on World Cup strategy

    Lucas von Cranach, founder and CEO of Onefootball, discusses how his app became the most used soccer app in the world and how it plans to expand for and beyond the Brazil World Cup.

  • World Cup: Is Brazil ready?   Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    World Cup: Is Brazil ready?

    The first game in the month long World Cup is tomorrow. Joe Leahy, Financial Times, discusses how well prepared Brazil is to host the tournament.

  • World Cup, Olympics seen lifting Brazil richest 1% Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
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    Brazil’s millionaire population will soar, boosted by the World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, according to a study.

  • Choosing World Cup winners based on player value?   Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 12:37 AM ET
    Why ING is betting on Spain to win the World Cup

    Ian Bright, Senior Economist at ING, says Spain has the greatest chance of winning based on the value of its players.

  • Betting on Brazil's economy   Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Betting on Brazil's economy

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the boost the World Cup is supposed to give to Brazil's economy is not being reflected in its GDP and retail trade. The FMHR traders weigh in.

  • World Cup chaos   Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    World Cup chaos

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the scandal dominating headlines in the soccer community right now ahead of the World Cup in Brazil.

  • World Cup won't provide boost for Brazil: Pro   Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    World Cup won't provide boost for Brazil: Pro

    Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says the World Cup will not boost Brazil's economy as the country has "much deeper structural issues".

  • Will Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?   Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    Will Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?

    Kevin Carpenter, sports lawyer at Hill Dickinson, discusses the latest corruption allegations regarding Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid and the different options available to FIFA.

  • Are there benefits to hosting major sports events?

    Georgios Kavetsos, behavioral economist at the London School of Economics, says that it's very hard to measure the economic impact major sports events have on the hosting country ahead of the start of the World Cup in Brazil.

  • UK Premier League set to score with £3.2B sales Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    The U.K.Premier League is set to score big in the 2013-14 season with sales of £3.2 billion, according to sports business analysts.