Someone made a huge buy of Dick's Sporting Goods options on Wednesday as reports came that the company was mulling going private.» Read More
Financials rebounded from Tuesday's sell-off but housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged on growing concerns of a possible government bailout.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn reported that he had increased his stake in Motorola to 144.1 million shares from 115.6 million shares the prior quarter. Meanwhile, George Soros raised his stake in Wall Street firm Lehman Brothers to 9.5 million shares.
Credit Suisse is out today with a "fat" report on obesity. Nearly 200 pages. But besides its size, the research also stands out as one of the most unique pieces of Wall Street analysis I've ever seen.
Just look at Cabela's,spacer whose stock is hovering around an all-time low, down almost 50 percent from a year ago. Years ago, we applauded these guys for being absolutely awesome in the niche of hunting, fishing and outdoors.
To help investors get their portfolios ready for next week, CNBC asked the market pros for their best stock picks now.
How are you honoring your father this Father's Day? With a tie? A recycled birthday present? How about some stock?
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Foot Locker and Coca-Cola popped while Home Depot and Moody's dropped.
Crude retreats, giving stocks an opportunity to edge higher, but not without shaking up the market. Find out how to trade the airlines, Ford, consolidation in energy and more.
In the cross training war between Nike and Under Armour, I gave the early edge to Nike. Why? Well, I liked Nike's commercial a little bit better and I thought that Under Armour's decision to run their spot during the Super Bowl was the wrong one.
Nike delivered great earnings after the bell Wednesday. Can FedEx join Nike and dodge the bullets of higher fuel costs and a weakening U.S. economy?
Enough with the brokerage earnings. This afternoon, Nike tells us how the sporting goods biz is doing.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of U.S. Steel and Thornburg Mortgage popped while UnitedHealth and Dick's Sporting Goods dropped.
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...
The market outlook may not be brilliant for the year ahead, and that makes selections of favored stocks especially interesting to watch. "We went...looking for stocks that didn't need a rising economic tide to do well in 2008," Fortune Magazine writer Jon Birger told CNBC.
The first days of the New Year bring Citigroup's Citi Investment Research Top Picks: The bank polled each of its fundamental analysts on a single best money-making idea for 2008, with the option of an additional small-cap pick. Citi says its 2007 list produced an average share price return of 16.7 percent, well ahead of the Standard and Poor's 500 average of 4.2 percent.
People who read this blog regularly know that I love lists. I also like to dissect them as evidenced by my criticism of BusinessWeek's Sports Power in September. Here's another list: SportsBusiness Journal's 50 Most Influential People In Sports Business In 2007.
Folks, in the history of my writing career, this might be the best headline I've ever seen. And the best part is, I'm not going to get fired for it. Why? Because Dick's Sporting Goods really did agree to acquire Chick's Sporting Goods for $71 million.
Stocks closed higher after another volatile session, helped by a rally among energy shares as oil soared to a record high close of $98 a barrel.
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), GameStop (GME) and Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) are all set to report earnings next week. How should you trade?
The first game of the NFL season is in the books and in Macke's Markup, it's time to review our sports retail stock picks. Also, hear from our friend, New York Jets Linebacker Bryan Thomas.