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The annual Masters address by the chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club is usually a routine, even humdrum, affair. The principal topic of conversation is often the speed of the greens, and the closest thing to controversy is the yearly refusal to discuss whether the club will some day include a woman as a member. On Wednesday, Billy Payne, who has led Augusta National since 2006, did something unprecedented.
No one does advertising like Nike and the company proved it again yesterday when the Tiger ad it unveiled was a spot that not a single company in the world besides them would dare to do.
Nike has confirmed to CNBC that it will run a new ad tonight featuring Tiger Woods on two networks—on ESPN between 6 and 7:30 pm New York time and on the Golf Channel between 6 and 7 pm.
This sector right now is on fire. And whether it’s the return of the M&A market, a newly confident consumer or a visionary CEO, there are plenty of ways to play it.
There’s little doubt that this week’s Masters in Augusta, Ga., will be the most-watched golf tournament of all-time.
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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has signed a new shoe and apparel deal with Nike, the company acknowledged on Wednesday.
In light of all that has happened, Nike has understandably scaled back in its Tiger Woods presence both at the retail level and online. But data from one retailer suggests the shoe and apparel giant might want to step it up.
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Best Buy up 6 percent pre-open, earnings of $1.82 above consensus of $1.79, revenues of $16.5 billion also above consensus of $16.08 billion, a 12 percent increase from the same period last year. Comp store sales were up 7 percent. 2011 guidance is $3.45-$3.60, above $3.37 estimates.
The shoe industry is in bull-market mode, and this is the stock to buy.
Tiger Woods may have lost a few key sponsors since his November car accident and the resulting fallout, but he continues to draw attention for those that have stood by him.
While the historic health care vote dominated headlines, we are seeing weakness this morning out of Asia, where India's Sensex Index dropped 1 percent in response to Friday's quarter point rate hike. There's also weakness in Europe, as Greece is down another 3.2 percent on uncertainty about what, if any, support Greece may get with its debt crisis...
There are a few warnings signs materializing this morning ... We've had two days of weakness in energy stocks. Traders note that energy stocks have outperformed the commodities dramatically over the last few months. The dollar strength is also pressuring commodities. Still, the market has advanced this week on numerous positives...
When talking about recovery in the UK economy, most look to London, the financial capital, for signs that things are getting better. But Manchester, one of the country's second- or third-biggest cities, depending on who you believe, would like to think it has something to do with it. And the latest figures show that.
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The Dow rose for an eighth straight day, ending near session highs after a late rally. Industrials led the way, with Boeing and 3M at the top of the Dow.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
The market melt-up appeared to be losing steam on Thursday largely due to chatter the Fed may hike the discount rate again, after the bell. What's the word on the Street?