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BERLIN, Jan 23- German sportswear company Adidas reported a better than expected rise in 2014 sales on Friday as it announced the sale of its non-core Rockport shoe brand. In Friday's unscheduled statement ahead of full results due on March 5, Adidas reported 2014 sales up 2 percent to 14.8 billion euros, beating a Thomson Reuters Smart Estimate of 14.68 billion...
GUANGZHOU, Jan 21- As China's economic growth slows, fuelling industrial unrest, independent labour advocates say they have never faced so much intimidation- and they expect it to get worse this year. In coastal areas like Guangdong province in southern China, the slowdown and rising costs are forcing some factories to close or move inland, often without...
Jim Cramer warns not to be faked out by all the negative headlines; there are still some bright spots of the market.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Jan 16- China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd plans a major move to win U.S. business this year, by offering American retailers new ways to sell to China's vast and growing middle class. Anchored by Alipay, the dominant Chinese electronic payments system that works closely with Alibaba and is controlled by its executives, the world's...
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Stocks rose on Friday, after the S&P 500's best two-day streak in years.
NEW YORK, Dec 19- U.S. stocks gained ground in late afternoon trading on Friday, extending the S&P 500' s best two-day run in more than three years, helped by higher energy shares. Brent crude oil rebounded to end up 3.6 percent at $61.38 a barrel, while WTI crude jumped 4.5 percent to settled at $56.52. Among decliners, shares of Nike shed 2.8 percent, a day after the...
NEW YORK, Dec 19- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday after the market's best two-day run in more than three years, with shares of Nike weighing on the Dow while energy shares led a modest advance on the benchmark S&P 500.. Brent crude oil advanced above $60 a barrel on Friday, recovering from near a 5-1/ 2- year low, while WTI crude climbed 3.3 percent to $55.90.
L.L.Bean has seen such a surge in demand for its iconic "Bean" boot, that it's had to double its manufacturing capacity.