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Stocks bounded higher Wednesday, with the Dow up about 1 percent, as investors cheered the better-than-expected jump in durable-goods orders and shrugged off a weak new-home-sales report.
Futures jumped Wednesday after a better-than-expected rise in durable-goods orders.
In April, we told you that no NBA draft pick would sign a shoe endorsement deal worth more than $1 million a year. That top number, we’re told is now down to $750,000, as there’s little evidence that any shoe company has begun substantive negotiations with any prospective draft pick from this year’s class.
The Fast Money traders game Nike earnings, oil inventories and other events that are likely to move the market on Wednesday.
A day after Lucas Glover took home the US Open title, we sat down with the 29-year-old champ to talk business.
The fourth and, maybe, final round of the US Open is being played today. Action starts at 9 a.m. ET on ESPN. NBC Sports begins coverage at 11:30 a.m. ET and the entire round can be seen on NBCSports.com. Here's what we're watching for.
The Fed meeting and a record $104 billion of Treasury auctions are the big hurdles for the market this week. Plus, weekend news that Apple chief Steve Jobs had a liver transplant will put techs in focus.
If you think Tiger Woods is a busy man, imagine what it's like to be his agent. For 11 years, that has been the responsibility of Mark Steinberg, who also heads up the global golf division for IMG.
I told you we were contacting Nike about the ingenious idea of creating anatomically correct socks specifically shaped for right or left feet. GENIUS!
285 weeks. That’s exactly how long it took Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant to get to become the league’s most marketable player again. Sure, it’s a subjective ranking, but it’s harder to argue with a fourth, and Shaq-less, title in Kobe’s hands.
Tony Romo is one of the most marketable players in the NFL. But he doesn’t have a shoe and apparel deal with Adidas, Reebok or Nike.
Roger Federer might be the greatest tennis player ever, but he’s hardly at the top of the list in the sports endorsement world.
This is a live blog from The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2009 at the Moscone West in San Francisco.
Times are tough. Everyone is looking for an edge. So maybe companies will start to do what discount retailer T.J. Maxx is doing: Hire lookalikes!
Sick of hearing the Kobe vs. LeBron debate in ads by Nike and Vitaminwater, Dwight Howard, a Vitaminwater spokesman himself, called the brand's chief marketing officer Rohan Oza and told him that when the Magic made the finals he wanted his own ad.
In what might be a shocking move to some, Nike will continue to run commercials featuring the Kobe Bryant and LeBron James puppets.
Earlier this year, I applauded Nike’s forcing of Rafael Nadal to change his wardrobe, reasoning that the shoe and apparel company couldn’t sell his outfits at country clubs.
Andy Roddick might be an American tennis player, but nearly all his business interests are actually based his France.
Even though Warren Buffett always says he likes stocks more when they're cheaper, he didn't do a lot of buying as Wall Street's major indexes fell to their bear-market lows (so far) in early March. Berkshire Hathaway's first quarter stock portfolio snapshot shows no blockbuster buys. A few stakes did, however, get bigger during the first three months on the year.
Comments made by Intel CEO Paul Otellini after hours could be bullish for stocks.