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The companies that are in the market are much stronger in terms of earnings power, said Bernard Lirola, a Morningstar 5-star-rated fund manager at Needham Growth. He gave the following actionable investment plays to investors.
Perhaps the most interesting jersey sales list of all time has hit our desk at CNBC...Brett Favre Vikings jerseys now top the list at No. 1...And despite being passed over by big retailer Dick's Sporting Goods, Michael Vick's Philadelphia Eagles jerseys sold well enough to make their debut at No. 4.
When James Blake takes the court at the US Open in a couple weeks, he’ll be wearing his new Fila line. But unlike any athlete before him, the logo doesn’t spell out his initials or show a symbolic silhouette.
With shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods up over 50% year to date, is this stock a slam dunk or is there a penalty on this play?
Despite falling 20% in just two weeks the Shanghai index is still up more than 50% so far this year. With the huge swings in China, how should you play stocks here at home?
Chinese stocks rallied 4.5 percent overnight; other Asian markets also rebounded, but volume was seasonlly light.
If you find an Eagles No. 7 jersey at one of Dick's Sporting Goods stores, it will be a Ron Jaworski throwback and not a brand new Michael Vick. That's because the company has decided not to sell jerseys bearing Vick's name.
So how are retailers growing in this tough economy? They're buying it. Seven of the top 10 companies on Stores magazine's Hot 100 Retailers list grew by acquisition. A look at others that are growing and why?
Minutes after Ben Roethlisberger called the sexual assault allegations against him “false and vicious,” and that he would fight the civil suit, those watching on ESPN might have seen a commercial starring the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.
With earnings season now officially underway, investors are sifting through Alcoa earnings trying to determine what they signal for the weeks that lie ahead.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of JP Morgan and Dick’s Sporting Goods popped while Caterpillar and Discover Financial Services dropped.
Most of the large retailers have reported, and the results are better than expected, at least on the bottom line.
The rise in prominence of the University of Memphis men's basketball team has meant more money in the bank for the school.
No one is buying anything these days. Except for guns, that is. Economic insecurity combined with the fear that the new administration could curtail access to guns, apparently has people packing heat.
Q: Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Founded in 1948 as a small bait and tackle shop in Binghamton, New York, this company has since grown to be the largest athletic-equipment chain in the U.S. offering everything from basketballs to paintball guns. Today the company hit the right target, as the stock soared on better-than-expected quarterly numbers. Who is it?
The NFL Combine starts today in Indianapolis. It's where players, who are best at the skills tests, can see their NFL draft stock rise.
This is a live blog on how Alex Rodriguez is handling questions from reporters in Tampa at New York Yankees Spring Training.
After Alex Rodriguez' ESPN interview aired tonight, in which he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs, the slugger's most valuable endorser, Nike issued this comment.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Founded in 1948 as a small bait and tackle shop in Binghamton, New York this company has since grown to be the largest athletic-equipment chain in the U.S., offering everything from golf balls to pool tables. Today the company hit a trick shot into the corner pocket, after giving a strong sales forecast despite this brutal economy. Who is it?
With the big game just around the corner, here are some more companies that are primed for big business on the back of Super Sunday...