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Nike's $350 self-lacing sneaker is having an Android problem
How do you know you're living in the future? When your shoes have technical problems. Owners on Google Play and CNET report that Nike's Android companion app for the self-lacing Adapt BB has some teething troubles, most notably a buggy firmware update process.
U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday after a recent run of gains, pressured by weak economic data and a drop in healthcare shares, while investors kept a close watch on U.S.-China trade talks. The Commerce Department said new orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December, pointing to a further slowdown in business spending on equipment that could crimp economic growth. The soft data threatened to snap the S&P 500's three-day gain, which was driven by signs of progress in trade talks.
Foot Locker stock rose a little under 0.5% in trading on Thursday. Just over a week before the company announces earnings on March 1, Foot Locker announced its 2019 capital plan. In a release, the company said its board had approved raising the quarterly dividend to $0.38 per share, payable on May 3 to shareholders of record on April 18.
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, following a recent run of gains, pressured by weak economic data and a drop in healthcare shares, while investors kept a close watch on U.S.-China trade talks. The Commerce Department said new orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December, pointing to a further slowdown in business spending on equipment that could crimp economic growth. The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Nike was in damage control mode on Thursday after US college basketball phenomenon Zion Williamson suffered a knee injury when his shoe shredded during a marquee game attended among others by Barack Obama and Spike Lee. The Duke University forward, expected to be the top player taken in June's NBA draft, was injured just 36 seconds into Wednesday night's rivalry game against the University of North Carolina.
The billionaire and the television journalist have developed close ties in recent years, according to these executives and others familiar with the matter. Ms. Ruhle has traveled with Mr. Plank and Under Armour staff on his private jet, they said, and given the CEO her input on a range of business matters. Ms. Ruhle’s involvement at the Baltimore company was unusual and problematic, these people said, and left employees unsure how to handle her feedback because many people believed she was romantically involved with Mr. Plank.
Nike and the Injury Heard Round the WorldWhy Nike stock is falling today Nike (NKE) stock was down 1.6% in premarket trading today in reaction to news that Duke University’s basketball star Zion Williamson injured his left knee after his foot tore