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Nike said it had suspended its contract with National Football League athlete Adrian Peterson over allegations of child abuse.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Sept 17- Nike Inc:* Says " Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind.
LeBron James may be one of the biggest names on the basketball court, but his shoe sales still can't touch No. 23.
But Bob McNair also says he stands 100 percent behind NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in his capacity to run the league.
LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first.
PHNOM PENH, Sept 17- Cambodia deployed armed troops in its capital on Wednesday as garment workers held rallies to revive a campaign for higher wages that had helped to stoke a year-long political crisis.
Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, shares his thoughts on the rivalry between Nike and Under Armour as the two companies battle it out for top athlete endorsers.
Stocks cut losses to close mixed on Thursday as geopolitical tensions lingered ahead of consumer data.
TORONTO, Sept 11- A jump in online sales helped yogawear chain Lululemon Athletica Inc report a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, mitigating some of the damage from a series of mishaps last year, while spurring it to increase its full-year earnings forecast and pushing its stock higher.
TORONTO, Sept 11- A jump in online sales helped yogawear chain Lululemon Athletica Inc report a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and increase its full-year earnings forecast on Thursday, sending its stock higher and reversing some damage from a high-profile recall last year.
SHANGHAI/ DONGGUAN, Sept 11- About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency reported.
SHANGHAI, Sept 11- About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency reported.
Smartwatches have been around for a few years, but makers such as Samsung and Sony have failed to make them a runaway hit. Citi Investment Research estimates the market for smartwatches will be $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion this year and could grow to $10 billion by 2018..
WASHINGTON— Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It's time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Officials in five states in which marriage bans were struck down by federal courts have rushed their appeals to the Supreme Court, in time for consideration by the justices when they meet in private on Sept. 29.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8- Jawbone said on Monday it is opening its software to other device-makers in hopes of accelerating sales of its activity-tracking wristbands, in a move that comes a day before Apple Inc is expected to unveil a smartwatch of its own.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Stocks rose on Friday as investors bypassed a surprisingly disappointing jobs report.
Stocks erased record-setting gains Thursday, as cheer over the European Central Bank's unexpected rate cut faded.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, coming off morning highs amid economic reports and central bank news.