U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed amid firming oil prices, moderate housing data and some debate over Yellen's congressional testimony.» Read More
*Brent holds above $60 a barrel. 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. It's kind of coming back to where we were about two weeks ago, "said Peter Jankovskis, co-chief investment officer at OakBrook Investments LLC in Lisle, Illinois.
Discussing Nike's quarterly earnings and their execution of new products and innovation, with Susan Anderson, FBR Capital Markets.
CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down Nike's better-than-expected fiscal Q2 earnings as revenues rose 15 percent from last year.
Companies making headlines before the bell Friday.
Dec 18- Nike Inc's futures orders rose at its slowest pace in four quarters, indicating weakening demand for the sportswear maker's products in emerging markets and western Europe. Expectations were extremely high after two quarters of "pretty big earnings beats," but Nike beat by a few pennies, Edward Jones analyst Brian Yarbrough said, adding that the slowdown...
Nike shares are sliding after earnings, but one bull probably isn't too concerned.
Nike reported quarterly earnings of 74 cents a share on revenue of $7.38 billion, beating expectations.
Companies making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Dec 18- Nike Inc said future orders, a indicator of growth, increased 11 percent in the latest quarter, the slowest rate in four quarters and lower than market estimates. As of the end of the quarter ending Nov. 30, worldwide futures orders for Nike brand footwear and apparel scheduled for delivery from December through April was 11 percent higher, excluding...
Nike is reporting an EPS beat of $0.74 on revenue beat of $7.38 billion, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a sharply higher open on Thursday, as Wall Street cheered comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Here's who's hot and who's not this holiday season. Sorry, Barbie, it's just not your year, sweetie.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is looking for some specific signals to spot the end of the slide.
Oil's decline could continue to take center stage as investors weigh whether the benefits of cheaper crude outweigh the pain for the producers.
With low oil prices causing fear in investors, Jim Cramer spells out the opportunities that could be hidden in the market next week.
*Mars, Coca-Cola, Nike, Adidas offer personalised products. BERLIN, Dec 11- Looking for a unique Christmas gift to wow friends or family? But big consumer brands, including major names like Coca-Cola, and Nike have latched on to personalised products because they seem to have a particular appeal to consumers known as "Millennials" in marketing speak.
*Mars, Coca-Cola, Nike, Adidas offer personalized products. BERLIN, Dec 11- Looking for a unique Christmas gift to wow friends or family? But big consumer brands, including major names like Coca-Cola, and Nike have latched on to personalized products because they seem to have a particular appeal to consumers known as "Millennials" in marketing speak.
Stocks declined on Wednesday, furthering the week's losses, as crude fell as OPEC cut its demand outlook for 2015.
NEW YORK, Dec 9- Nike Inc is accusing three of its former senior shoe designers of stealing its commercial secrets and making off for German rival Adidas AG, which announced in September the trio would staff its new urban footwear design studio in Brooklyn. Nike said the designers hatched their plan last April, and pitched Adidas on a design studio that would help...
Toss 'em in your kids' stocking, or be a Grinch and keep them. "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer says buy 'em either way.