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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday after the previous session's post-Gustav rally fizzled out.
Stocks advanced Thursday after second-quarter GDP was revised to show growth was more robust than first thought and oil receded to around $116 a barrel after earlier topping $120.
Democrat Barack Obama wants to raise taxes on Americans making over $250,000 per year. That may seem like a lot of money, but it depends a lot on where you live.
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Winning a gold medal at this year’s Beijing Summer Olympics may bring more than just bragging rights, fans, glitz and fame. Olympians like Michael Phelps are also winning huge endorsement deals from companies that want to share in their glories. What kind of payoff do they and their sponsors stand to receive?
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Automotive advertising has taken a nosedive across advertising mediums, hitting TV advertising particularly hard. And now one of the biggest nights on TV all year is losing its big auto advertiser, General Motors, which has been one of its biggest overall advertisers.
Despite the disappointment of one of their biggest endorsers, Nike will salute hurt Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang tomorrow -- instead of hoping that he'll disappear.
I couldn't believe it: Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang, who became this vast country's biggest sports star, walked off the track this morning in Beijing in pain -- giving up his chance to defend his 110-meter hurdles gold he won in Athens four years ago.
While second-quarter earnings may have cheered investors, the darkening outlook for the third quarter may crash the party.
Do you believe that financials, pharma and telecom can maintain through an economic downturn? If so, you might want to take a look at the Dow Industrials where some of the largest companies in the world are currently offering investors notably large dividend yields.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30. A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful. Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."
Even in the face of economic numbers seemingly showing a big pop in the Consumer Price Index, investors have begun to consider inflation almost an afterthought.
All eyes are on China for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and the US beverage giants are jumping at the chance to be in the spotlight.
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Berkshire Hathaway's second quarter earnings release shows operating profits are down as the insurance industry suffers. Berkshire's long-term potential profits from the stocks it holds are down even more as Wall Street struggled in the first half of the year.
With the Olympics about to begin, some multinationals are betting big with over $800 million in sponsorship rights. Does the big investment in advertising payoff?
Stocks finished lower Monday, as weakness in financials and energy stocks overpowered a sharp drop in oil price typical of what usually pushes the market higher.