FedEx and Nike earnings will hold vital hints on holiday-shopping strength

FedEx and Nike earnings will hold vital hints on holiday-shopping strength

After investors raced for the exits following their last earnings reports, package-deliverer FedEx Corp. and athletic-gear maker Nike Inc. will try it again. And they’ll offer important reads on demand as inflation-chastened consumers navigate holiday shopping. Quarterly results from FedEx FDX, -0.84% and Nike NKE, -2.36% in the week ahead, along with a report from…

5 trends you need to follow this earnings season to make sure your investments are on track

5 trends you need to follow this earnings season to make sure your investments are on track

The third-quarter earning season kicks off this week with the first reports from big banks and investors can expect many of the same themes and talking points seen earlier this year. Inflation, supply-chain snags, the strong dollar and consumer spending are all expected to feature prominently in releases and on conference calls with analysts, along…

Nike earnings preview: Why analysts are trimming profit forecasts

Nike earnings preview: Why analysts are trimming profit forecasts

Nike Inc. is slated to report fiscal first-quarter results on Thursday after the bell, with Wall Street looking at an ever-expanding list of issues to work through with the athletic gear-maker. A stronger dollar, inflation, Nike’s NKE, -1.55% cultural relevance amid competition, the impact of China’s COVID-19 lockdowns and the state of Nike’s supply chain…

Of course Serena Williams’ U.S. Open sneakers have 400 diamonds on them

Of course Serena Williams’ U.S. Open sneakers have 400 diamonds on them

Serena Williams is going out in style.  The tennis legend and 23-time Grand Slam singles champion is likely hanging up her racket after playing in the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., as she announced in the cover story for Vogue’s September issue. And she advanced to the second round on Monday night after beating…