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Stocks retreated from multi-year highs on Tuesday, led by energy and materials stocks, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic news, including disappointing retail sales in December. Exxon fell, while Verizon rose.
Stocks continued to trade off multi-year highs after a slew of economic news, including a weak reading on December retail sales. Exxon and DuPont fell, while JPMorgan rose.
Stock index futures fell ahead of the open on Tuesday after the government reported retail sales results that were slightly lower than expected, and a surge in import prices.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was doing some selling in last year's fourth quarter. Its quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC shows that as of December 31, Berkshire had no holdings for eight stocks that had been listed in its Q3 portfolio filing.
Women's footwear sales are on the rebound thanks to an improvement in the unemployment rate, said Brian Sozzi, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies.
Former Auburn University Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Cam Newton has signed a shoe and apparel deal with Under Armour.
Cam Newton’s media workout yesterday in San Diego was by most accounts a stellar performance. Former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer, now an ESPN analyst, said scouts “would have been slobbering.” And while it might start to move him up the draft boards, the workout could also help the Heisman Trophy winner up the ante in the biggest marketing battle over an NFL Draft pick since Reggie Bush five years ago.
It's not exactly a match made in heaven, but it's definitely interesting. NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin has struck a deal with Nike's Jordan Brand for the 2011 season.
A long position in Nike looked like a hot trade but all it did was burn Pete Najarian. So what does he have to say about this stock now?
Fortune Brands is teeing up the sale of its golf unit, home to brands like Titleist and Footjoy.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Tennis video games aren’t annual titles, but when they hit the market they always seem to do better than expected.
When I interviewed Eric Wisemen, CEO of VF Corp, at the ICR Xchange retail conference in Orange County, I asked him if it was difficult for one of his company's brands, Wrangler, to stand by Brett Favre after the football legend's sexting scandal.
When Oregon and Auburn take the field tonight to do battle for the BCS National Championship, two shoe and apparel brands will be facing off as well: Nike versus Under Armour.
The news that Starbucks is dropping the company name and the word "coffee" from its logo set off a media firestorm.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
With the first day of trading in 2011 done and over with, the "Fast Money" traders offer their best plays for Day 2.
While the success of dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. We collected a list of the best.
Whatthetrend.com has an interesting list of the non-tech companies that appeared most on twitter over the past year. Basically, they looked for companies appearing the most in tweets and eliminated Apple, Google, Microsoft, etc. The funny thing about the list is that I've barely heard about some of these companies.
The shorts may doubt these four companies, but Cramer thinks their run is far from over.