Nike Inc


  • Forget September history, stocks may see gains: Pro Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    You may see solid gains this September, even though it's historically known as the worst month for stocks, Bespoke's Paul Hickey says.

  • US stocks finish mixed; S&P 500 clings to 2,000 Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Stocks mostly fell on Tuesday after the S&P 500 hit another intraday record, as energy companies dropped with the price of oil.

  • Midday movers: CompuWare, Halliburton, Nike & more Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Nike signs Durant deal: Report     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    NBC Sports' Dave Briggs weighs in on reports Nike signed a 20-year shoe contract with NBA star Kevin Durant, outbidding Under Armour. Under Armour has signed Gisele Bundchen.

  • Durant signs Nike deal, spurning Under Armour Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder.

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant signed a major new shoe deal with Nike, rejecting an offer from Under Armour.

  • Early movers: FDO, DG, DLTR, SNY, AAPL, GPS & more Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 7:35 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Meet Instagram's 4-year-old fashion celebrity Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Collette Wixom is saving for her four-year-old son's college tuition by featuring him in branded attire on social media, with a following of 175,000.

  • How investors are betting on golf’s decline Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Investors have been banking on a decline in the popularity of golf, with stocks that have exposure to the sport seeing an increase in short interest.

  • Lookin' good: Men snatch up fashionable footwear Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    The U.S. men's footwear market grew 8 percent over the past two years through May, twice the rate seen by women's.

  • Keep an eye on these 4 breakout stocks: Pros Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Four stock plays the "Fast Money" traders are watching could be on the verge of a serious move higher.

  • Sharapova serves up even more wins off tennis court Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:42 PM ET
    Maria Sharapova

    At just 27 years old, Maria Sharapova not only a tennis superstar, but a budding entrepreneur.

  • Despite slump, golf 'will survive': Rory McIlroy Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:50 AM ET
    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his third shot to the seventh hole during the final round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 10, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Coming off his latest major win, golfer Rory McIlroy told CNBC he feels a duty to help drive the popularity of the sport as participation levels slide.

  • Asian labor activists team up to press wage claims Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 7:31 PM ET
    Cambodian garment workers standing on a truck as they travel along a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

    Labor leaders in Cambodia knew they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries.

  • JAKARTA/ PHNOM PENH, Aug 18- Labour leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighbouring countries.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 15- Apple Inc has worked with supplier Quanta over the past year to improve working conditions after a 2013 audit, published on Friday, uncovered a profusion of violations, including excessive overtime and health hazards.

  • China's Yue Yuen H1 profit falls 48 pct on staff benefits Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 9:01 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Aug 14- Chinese shoe manufacturer Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd posted a 48 percent fall in first-half net profit as it booked provisions to improve employee benefits- steps it has taken after it suffered from a major strike earlier this year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 12- Apple Inc has been discussing how its "HealthKit" service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, a competitor to electronic health records provider Epic Systems, people familiar with the discussions said.

  • The death of denim? Blame 'athleisure' Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    A growing trend in casual wear is all about comfort and denim is still struggling to find its place, and leaving some companies in a tough spot.

  • Adidas to hike marketing spend by 1 pct of sales Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:12 AM ET

    BERLIN, Aug 7- Adidas, the world's second-biggest sportswear firm, will increase its spending on marketing by 1 percent of sales as it seeks to halt the advance of market leader Nike following a profit warning last week. Adidas spent about 12.4 percent of its 14.5 billion euros of revenue on sales and marketing in 2013..

  • The reduction in the margin- a measure of operating income as a proportion of sales- comes after Adidas said last week it needed to increase investment in a bid to catch up with market leader Nike. Among the 2015 targets Adidas abandoned was a goal for an operating margin of 11 percent, still below the 13 percent U.S. group Nike saw in its fiscal year to May 31.