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CNBC's Jim Cramer explains Nike's sales slip and dares investors to sell off the footwear giant.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Nike says its net income jumped 40 percent, helped by higher average selling prices and an increase in revenue around the world.
Even with stocks surging to record highs, traders see upside for the market into year end and they are looking to Santa to provide some of the lift.
Traders are widely divided on what the Fed will do next week, which raises the odds for a volatile market reaction.
TORONTO, Dec 12- Lululemon Athletica Inc warned on Thursday that fewer customers visiting its stores will hit its sales in the crucial fourth quarter, acknowledging that negative press surrounding a product recall and comments by its founder had hurt sales of its trendy yogawear.
"Dilbert" creator Scott Adams visited this week, bringing custom characters for hosts Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Dec 10- Yoga-wear retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc, reeling from an embarrassing recall of see-through pants, named Lauren Potdevin as chief executive and said founder Chip Wilson would step down as non-executive chairman. Potdevin replaces Christine Day, who said in June that she would leave the company once a replacement was found.
Young pro athletes often burn through big money contracts, but Philadelphia 76ers phenom Michael Carter-Williams is going to an extreme to protect himself.
Kobe Bryant debuted his latest pair of basketball shoes this week—the only question now is when he'll take the court in them.
Adidas, second only to Nike in sportswear market sales, is hoping to bounce back from a troubled 2013 with a winning World Cup next year.
While you may not be able to get Google Glass this holiday season, there are other wearable tech products on the market. Click ahead to see some of them.
A look at the early winners and losers from the heavily discounted Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday weekend.
As companies race to capture the wearable market, analysts are questioning whether the products on offer are good enough.
CARACAS, Nov 28- It's Sunday morning. The sun is barely up, and already there are long lines outside a large state-run supermarket next to a hillside Caracas slum. Critics of the government decry the lines as a humiliating new symbol of economic failure akin to scenes in communist-run Cuba, Soviet-era Russia or Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe.
This has been a stellar year for the stock market but investors should be questioning this rally, said Stock Trader Daily's Thomas H. Kee, Jr.
For retailers, the outlook for this holiday season is shaping up as a mirror of the widening wealth gap of the American shopping public.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Nov 13- Perry Ellis International Inc slashed its full-year forecast due to lower sales of its private-label clothing, sending its shares down 23 percent to a near two-year low. Perry Ellis also reported weaker-than-expected sales in the first two quarters of the year.