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
Armstrong says the next company he will put his golden hands on is Honey Stinger, an 8-year-old small natural foods company based in Steamboat Springs, Colo., that makes honey-based energy gels, bars and chews.
Josh Fink built his Pangea Brands business around high-end licensed sports products. But the discovery of a Hello Kitty branded piece of toast in Japan might have changed around how his Boston-based company does business.
Two years ago, 90 percent of all Butler merchandise was sold in its on campus bookstores and items would be ordered once a year. Oh, how times have changed.
Here are the reports to watch this week.
Now that Tiger Woods has apologized publicly for his infidelity, is the Tiger brand on the road to recovery?
Lots of market moving events today: the Apple show, President Obama's State of the Union speech, conclusion of the FOMC meeting, the Geithner hearings. Traders are hopeful the President will focus on the economy and job creation, and tone down the populism. Traders are less optimistic that anything good will come from The Geithner Witch Hunt, as some are calling the hearings...
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Suntech and Whole Foods popped while Dick’s Sporting Goods and Limited Brands dropped.
Stocks tumbled Thursday after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector and gains in the dollar. Intel, Alcoa and GE were the Dow's biggest losers.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday as a jobless-claims report did little to assuage economic worries and investors pushed the dollar higher.
The Dow dropped over 100 points Thursday, led by Intel, after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector. A stronger dollar also weighed on the market.
Maybe Bernanke really does have some clout: ever since Monday, when Bernanke engaged in unusual jawboning in support of the dollar, the dollar has stabilized and is even in a mild uptrend.
Stocks were set to extend the previous session's losses at the opening bell Thursday, with European stocks dragging on sentiment as miners and food producers struggled.
Last night, after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat, LeBron James said he was planning to switch his number from 23 to 6, out of respect for Michael Jordan, who happened to be sitting courtside for the game.
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.