Does This Nike Ad Signal a Future After Tiger?

Jan. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Golfer Rory McIlroy has signed a sponsorship deal with Nike, the company announced today. McIlroy, 23, and Tiger Woods, 37, also a Nike endorsee, are featured in a new television ad for the apparel maker. The commercial has media pundits buzzing that Nike will begin shifting its marketing muscle toward the younger McIlroy and away from Woods. (Source: Bloomberg)
Pending Home Sales Rebound, Consumer Confidence Lags
20:08 - Feb. 27 -- U.S. pending home sales rebounded 1.7 percent from a drop in the previous month while consumer confidence slipped form an 11-year high. Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu reports on “Market Makers.”
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