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Here is my interview today with Nike CEO Mark Parker on what Nike has in store for the up coming Olympic Games in London.
Details on the new line of products pegged to this summer's Olympic games in London, with Mark Parker, Nike CEO and CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Brand experts and trademark lawyers say the value of simple, easily understood brand names has escalated in the Internet era because consumers are more likely to find such products while doing searches on the Web.
The only reason phenomenon Jeremy Lin surprised the professional basketball world is he doesn't fit the image of an NBA player, the point guard's agent told CNBC.
In his annual investor letter Warren Buffett expressed his disinterest in gold, but also sang the praises of other investments he considers “productive assets,” of which he lumped companies, real estate, and farms. With the release of his most recent 13F filing, it is apparent that Buffett has been putting his words into practice.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Sometime, in the very near future, there will be a company that might take a big bet on Jeremy Lin. Until then, Mitchell Modell has more riding on the 23-year-old Harvard graduate turned Knicks point guard, than anyone else in the country, save for Knicks owner James Dolan.
Going against the herd is never easy, especially when money is on the line, but that’s exactly what our traders did last Friday.
When not many people believed in Jeremy Lin, there was Roger Montgomery. The sports agent, whose only other NBA client is Mo Evans, who plays for the Washington Wizards, traveled to Harvard during Lin's senior year on the belief that one day Lin would be an every-day NBA player.
Victor Cruz, NY Giants football player discusses signing with IMG for endorsements and marketing and his winning the Vizio Top Value Performer Award, given to the athlete whose performance on the field outpaced their salary by the widest margin.
Golf champion Jack Nicklaus is teaming up with the PGA at the industry's largest trade show to revitalize golf as sport. CNBC's Darren Rovell speaks with him about Tiger Wood's comeback.
In the last decade, Apple has become one of the mightiest, richest and most successful companies in the world, in part by mastering global manufacturing. However, the workers assembling iPhones, iPads and other devices often labor in onerous work environments, with serious — sometimes deadly — safety problems. The NYT reports.
The number of wildcat strikes in Vietnam doubled last year as workers suffering from Asia’s highest inflation rate struggled to obtain better wages. The Financial Times reports.
Stock picking among the best of breed has been a profitable strategy, Cramer noted.
Insight on why Tiffany & Co. has reduced its full-year earnings forecast just as Nike nears a new all-time high, with Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst.
Shares of many luxury-goods purveyors are up by double-digits over the past three months. One analyst from TheStreet.com details nine stocks that could benefit from wealthy people paying up for name-brand goods.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on New Era, a company that opened it's 11th flagship store in Los Angeles this month and provides headware for sports teams. Also, Pete Augustine, New Era president weighs in.
In November, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Manny Harris got into a Cryon-X machine on Nike’s campus in Beaverton, Ore. When he came out, he had a nasty freezer burn on the side of his right foot. The machine is the new age version of an ice bath and is the latest in athlete recovery methods. In just three minutes, the company that makes it, Millennium ICE, says the machine cranks the temperature inside to minus 166 degrees Fahrenheit, thus oxygenating the blood, helping to reduce fatigue and muscle soreness.
This is the last year of the NFL's 10-year agreement with Reebok. Nike becomes the NFL's official provider of apparel in 2012, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at why identifying strong long-term outlooks can be the key to identifying names with upside.