Stocks finished broadly lower Thursday, with the Dow closing below the psychologically-important 15000 mark, after gunshots were fired outside the Capitol building and as the government shutdown dragged into a third day.
For the first time, the $5.5 billion sports league tracked best-selling jersey sales on a global rather than regional basis.
While Puma's recent renewal of its sponsorship of Usain Bolt seemed like a no-brainer, the story was somewhat different a decade ago.
"King James" teamed up with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet. The watch comes with an 18-karat pink gold case and black ceramic and diamond set push pieces.
Apple has hired one of Nike's top Fuel Band designers to help it create wearable devices, according to a report.
Stocks finished in the red Friday, with major averages closing lower for the first week in three, as mounting concerns of a potential government shutdown spooked Wall Street.
The new Dow component, Nike, is trading at all-time highs after posting stronger than expected earnings and revenues. Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, explains his newly upgraded "buy" rating on the stock.
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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
New Dow component Nike reported earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts, while revenue came in on target. Shares jumped after-hours.
Nike is up about 4.5 percent after hours. The company is reporting Q1 EPS of $0.86 on revenue of $6.9 billion, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Stocks closed modestly higher in choppy trading Thursday, with major averages avoiding a six-day losing streak, as investors digested the latest batch of economic news and developments in Washington.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Thursday following the latest reading on jobless claims and GDP, but gains were limited amid ongoing concerns about the lack of progress in Washington's budget talks.
As Congress squabbles, Wall Street will be eyeing a few reports on the consumer Thursday to see if economic jitters are justified.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
For the first time in two years, investors will be waking up to a new version of Wall Street's blue-chip Dow index when trade opens on Monday.
From a showdown in DC on the debt ceiling to a parade of Fed speakers, it's going to be a busy week for the market. Buckle up.
The market for initial public offerings is "starting to catch fire again," against the back-drop of the planned Twitter IPO, Art Cashin said.
"Talking Squawk" looks at what the smartest investors, including Stanley Druckenmiller, Warren Buffett and David Tepper, think about the nontaper.
German sports apparel maker Adidas warned on 2013 profit, saying a distribution problem in Russia and poor trading at its golf business meant targets were no longer attainable.