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  • Looks Like Downbeat Day For Market Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 10:12 AM ET

    So let's see, we have problems: 1) it's another beat-up-the-brokers day, let's take the estimates down (see below); 2) With the Fed out of the way, it is now all about second half earnings and guidance. Several important companies have been notably downbeat on their outlooks today:

  • Fed Unchanged - Dow Little Changed Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 5:47 PM ET

    The Dow closed modestly higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve held its key interest rate steady. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Djovokic Wears Nike Again, But Loses Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 11:14 AM ET
    Novak Djokovic

    Just a day after I revealed that Novak Djokovic was wearing Nike shoes despite having a contract with Adidas, the third-ranked player in the world (still wearing Nikes) lost in three straight sets in the second round today to Marat Safin, now the 75th ranked player in the world.

  • Novak Djokovic Switches Adidas For Nike At Wimbledon? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 9:53 AM ET
    Novak Djokovic

    If someone said they’d pay you thousands and thousands of dollars to wear a shoe, how bad would a shoe have to be for you not to wear it? I’m asking that of Novak Djokovic today.

  • No Shoe Windfall for NBA Draft Picks Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 12:01 PM ET
    NBA Draft

    It's the Monday before the NBA Draft and not one top draft pick has signed with a shoe company. It’s partly due to the fact that there’s just not one standout slam-dunk, marketable player in Derrick Rose, Michael Beasley or O.J. Mayo. But it’s also due to several other factors that can’t be ignored...

  • Fast & Furious Trades: Oil, Nike, Fed Meeting... Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 6:42 PM ET

    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades. Now we bring you even more Fast ways to trade tomorrow's market moving events.

  • Game Plan: Cramer's Picks for Next Week Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 6:29 PM ET

    CVS, Nike, Darden and Research in Motion are just a few of the names he likes.

  • Your First Move For Thursday June 19th Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 6:50 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Tiger’s Out; Now What About Nike Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    How should you trade Nike ahead of earnings next week now that Tiger Woods is sitting out the rest of golf season?

  • Sponsors Will Suffer From Tiger’s Absence Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 3:29 PM ET

    Tiger Woods has many endorsement deals, but the ones that will be the hardest hit are the companies that stand to benefit from Woods when he’s out on the course.

  • Tiger Woods' Announcement: Sponsors' Reactions (Update) Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 1:01 PM ET
    Tiger Woods playing at U.S. Open

    I'm sure you've already heard. Tiger Woods is out for the year due to another knee surgery. We have asked for statements from the companies that he endorses and we will be posting these when we get them.

  • Investors Seek Asian Options to Costly China Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 10:51 AM ET
    Vietnamese worker uses sewing machine at garment factory, Hanoi, Vietnam.

    China remains the most popular destination for foreign industrial investment in the world, attracting almost $83 billion last year. But a growing number of multinational corporations are pursuing a strategy that companies and analysts call “China plus one,” establishing or expanding Asian bases outside China, particularly in Vietnam.

  • Market Little Changed Ahead Of Goldman Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 5:50 PM ET

    The Dow finished Monday’s session modestly lower as investors continued to worry about the course of the economy. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Buy Multinationals, See The World Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 6:22 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs recommended buying multinationals instead of domestic firms recently. Would our traders follow their advice?

  • Euro 2008: Bad English Football Is Bad for Business Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 3:29 PM ET

    Unfortunately, for a huge number of companies across the world, the English national football team is not very good and has failed to qualify for Euro 2008, which kicks off in Switzerland on Saturday.

  • A Potpourri of Thoughts For Your Wednesday Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 10:50 AM ET
    Garnett’s 2008-09 adidas Team Signature Commander shoe

    We'll start with some NBA collectibles news. Adidas is making a special Kevin Garnett NBA Finals edition of his shoes. It's available to the public--sort of. In a super limited edition play, Adidas is making eight shoes per game played and the shoe, should you be able to get your hands on a pair, cost $1,017.

  • Warren Buffett's son Peter sees a bright future for the "girl effect."   Today, he and his wife are joining with Nike in a $100 million investment to help "adolescent girls in developing countries bring unprecedented social and economic change to their families, communities and countries."

  • After stopping a BBQ this weekend to watch it again--thanks Amanda Schlosser!--I'm calling these spots the most successful sports ad campaign going right now. How do I know? Just look at YouTube. There's millions of hits on the Kobe jumps.

  • Playboy Posing: End Or Beginning Of A Marketing Career? Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | 10:06 AM ET
    Ashley Hackleroad

    Over the weekend, after a first round French Open loss to Serena Williams, it was revealed that tennis player Ashley Harkleroad had posed for the upcoming August edition of Playboy. My first feeling? Sadness. No, I’m serious. To me, Playboy seems to signal the end of a marketing career for an athlete.

  • Oil Fever Breaks, Stocks Rise Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 6:10 PM ET

    Crude retreats, giving stocks an opportunity to edge higher, but not without shaking up the market. Find out how to trade the airlines, Ford, consolidation in energy and more.