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  • July 24- Sports apparel manufacturer and retailer Under Armour Inc raised its full-year sales forecast for the second time, citing "increased confidence" in its footwear and international businesses. Shares of Under Armour, which sponsored the 2014 U.S.

  • Microsoft makes design central to its future Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    REDMOND, Wash.— Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food— or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go.

  • Nordstrom ads feature models with disabilities Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    NEW YORK— It's not easy to find models with disabilities in ads for the fashion and beauty industry— unless you look in the Nordstrom catalog. This summer's Nordstrom Inc. catalog includes among others a woman in a wheelchair modeling boots and a man with a prosthetic leg modeling Nike running shoes.

  • *Tencent, JD.com tie-up sharpens e-commerce challenge. SHANGHAI, March 17- Alibaba's dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in an apartment 15 years ago lines up a U.S. initial public offering that could value the firm at around $140 billion.

  • Why Lego towers above all other toymakers Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:26 PM ET

    No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.

  • Lightning Round: American Airlines, Nike & more Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Corporate winners and losers from India's budget Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:39 AM ET

    *Increase in foreign direct investment cap in the insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent now will benefit companies such as ICICI Bank Ltd, Max India Ltd, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd that have insurance ventures with foreign partners.

  • IWatch watch: Apple hires former Nike engineers Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Ryan Bailey is now a mechanical design engineer and Jon Gale is a sensing system engineer at Apple, according to the MacRumors website.

  • Financial advisors see clients sticking with stocks Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:53 PM ET

    Financial advisors, in a snap CNBC survey, say their clients are mostly invested in the stock market and plan to hang onto their holdings.

  • Workplace footwear trend has sneaker stocks running Saturday, 5 Jul 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    According to a study from TheStreet.com and GfK's Omnitel, about half of 18 to 24-year-olds think it's OK to wear sneakers in the office compared to a third of those over 65.

  • Big data could help your health, if you let it Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    Imagine an app that predicts what medical conditions you're likely to suffer from and how to avoid them. You may be able to download one soon.

  • Laggardly Dow crosses 17,000 milestone Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 3- Wall Street on Thursday celebrated its love of zeros- the ones that come after commas, that is- as the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped the 17,000 mark for the first time.

  • It's still the US vs. Germany in World Cup apparel Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Germany's Andre Schurrle reacts after scoring a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil match between Germany and Algeria on June 30, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

    Nike of the U.S. and Germany's Adidas and Puma, the three largest soccer apparel companies, poured marketing money into the tournament.

  • Sales of Team USA soccer gear are exploding Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:11 PM ET
    Clint Dempsey of the U.S. (C) attempts to score between Portugal's Bruno Alves and Ricardo Costa (R) during their 2014 World Cup G soccer match in Manaus, Brazil,  June 22, 2014.

    The success of the U.S. at the World Cup hasn't just meant mega-TV ratings, but also a spike in merchandise sales.

  • The sport that's behind red-hot footwear sales Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 6:13 PM ET
    Nike's Elite Series Gold Collection

    Basketball footwear sales increased 21 percent in the 12 months ending April.

  • Web-based start-ups giving Main Street the edge Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:44 AM ET
    Miguel Duarte, the owner of KES Dispatch, a taxi company in Mount Kisco, N.Y., seated, is being trained in Dashride by its founder, Nadav Ullman.

    Web-based start-ups like Dashride, Cup and Shakr are giving small businesses strategies to compete with big business, the NYT reports.

  • Asian equity markets kicked off the week with modest gains on Monday as traders brace for a week full of event risk.

  • World Cup a tipping point for soccer in US? Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A United States fan cheers while holding an American flag prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.

    Thanks to the World Cup, America's obsession with soccer is growing to a fever pitch.

  • *DuPont drops after outlook cut. NEW YORK, June 27- U.S. stocks ended modestly higher on Friday, led by technology shares, though downbeat second-quarter and full-year forecasts from DuPont Co kept a lid on gains.

  • *DuPont drops after outlook cut. NEW YORK, June 27- U.S. stocks ended modestly higher on Friday, led by technology shares, though a downbeat second-quarter forecast from DuPont Co kept a lid on gains.