Now investors often treat Nike as a proxy for China growth. So are these numbers telling us that the China story isn't as bad as everyone seems to think?
The stock is trading sharply higher after reporting a third quarter earnings beat, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Silicon Valley's rumor mill suggests that Google, too, has a smartwatch in the works.
Stock index futures were higher Friday as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach in response to the growing uncertainty in Europe over a Cyprus bailout.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.
Stocks finished in negative territory Thursday, dragged by techs, amid ongoing concerns over Cyprus' ability to get a bailout.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Lululemon Athletica on Thursday said it could see a $40 million loss in profit for the year due to a recent decision to recall defective workout pants from its stores.
Sam Poser, senior research analyst, Sterne Agee, says Nike's change from a pull model to a push model could indicate trouble and says the brand needs to take control of its margins and its Chinese offerings.
Stock index futures hovered around the flatline Thursday following the weekly jobless claims report, while uncertainty in Cyprus kept investors on edge.
Housing and jobs data will get a close look from traders Thursday, as they continue to dissect the latest comments from the Fed.
Nike, which reports after the bell on Thursday, not only provides insight into the American economy, but also gives a great snapshot of business in China. Here are three things to look for.
We are standing at the cusp of a computing and industrial revolution with the use of three-dimensional printers, said a Washington insider.
The Fed could add fuel to the market rally in the week ahead, keeping the Dow on track for its best first quarter since 1998.
Jim Cramer is watching a slew of events that could be market moving in the week ahead.
A lot of pro athletes strive to transform their talents into marketable brands, but not baseball star Albert Pujols. He has little interest in cultivating a personal brand in the open market, and it's not just because he's guaranteed $240 million from the Los Angeles Angels.
Stocks soared for a second day to finish near session highs Wednesday, with the Dow within less than 100 points of an all-time closing high, boosted by upbeat earnings and economic reports and as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed his support of the central bank's stimulus policy.
Following an unconfirmed report that upscale retailer Coach is exploring a sale of itself, the company's shares rose in early trade.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Wednesday following the durable goods orders report and ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's second round of testimony, but ongoing worries over political deadlock in Italy kept a lid on gains.