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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.
While the kids are just starting school, the retailers are about to get their report cards. Thursday we learn from Target (TGT) and Wal-Mart (WMT) whether parents loaded up on backpacks, jeans and cell phones for the kids. So what’s the trade ahead of the numbers?
What do you do when you play golf, you talk business. CNBC's Bill Griffeth will be talking to hedge fund managers, investment bankers and corporate CEOs about today's roaring markets, the M&A landscape and the state of U.S. business. This all takes place on Rockefeller Plaza, which has been transformed into a quarter-scale version of the most infamous hole in pro golf, the signature 17th hole of the TPC Sawgrass golf course, home to this year's THE PLAYERS Championship Tournament.
"Nike has suspended Michael Vick’s contract without pay, and will not sell any more Michael Vick product at Nike-owned retail at this time," the athletic apparel giant said in a statement.
The minor league baseball independent Long Beach Armada is hosting "Michael Vick Animal Awareness Day" on Sunday. Any fan who trades in his or her Michael Vick T-shirt or jersey will get free admission to the game and a donation will be made in their name to a non-profit that helps "inspire a better understanding of dogs." Those shirts and jerseys will be destroyed in some manner, the team says. Fans can also bring their dogs to the game, will be provided a special entrance to the ballpark and sit in a special section of the ballpark.
When Michael Vick's latest Nike shoe hits the warehouses at Dick's Sporting Goods in a couple weeks, they aren't going into the trash or back to Nike, as a result of the quarterback's recent indictment. The Vick V shoe, which retails for $100, will go out on shelves as scheduled on Aug. 23, the company's chief marketing officer Jeff Hennion told me this afternoon.
The man they call "The Duck," Angel Cabrera, was one of two players who finished under par after the first round of the U.S. Open on Thursday. But oddsmakers didn't respect the 37-year-old, who had a previous U.S. Open high of a seventh place finish in 2001 and missed three of seven cuts in PGA Tour events this year. That's why on Friday morning, if you had a hunch for Cabrera, you could have dropped $100 to won north of $2,500 on Sunday. Wanted to wait until Sunday morning?
Tonight is the 500th episode of Mad Money, but instead of celebrating, Cramer thinks a little self-recrimination is in order. He’s focusing on some of his worst, most humbling mistakes in the hope that you don’t repeat them. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Cramer's take on Dick's Sport Goods and the cola wars. Plus, does SunTrust have a chance of staying independent?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Microsoft’s $6 billion bid for online advertising company aQuantive is a “game changer,” Cramer said.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.