London Olympics

President Romney? Gamblers Say Don't Bet on It

We've heard from poll after poll in recent months predicting who would win the presidential race: Barack Obama or Mitt Romney. But poll respondents don't have anything to lose when they give their opinions. Gamblers betting on the outcome do, and they give overwhelming odds to one candidate.

Meet the Secret Group Earning $8 Billion From the Olympics

The secretive group that runs the Olympics is expected to earn a record $8 billion in the 2009-2012 quadrennial cycle, according to Sportcal. Formed to promote "Olympism," the International Olympic Committee doesn't get rich off the Games, but they do enjoy themselves.

How the IRS Takes the Gold After the Olympics

Team USA's biggest winner of the London Olympic Games may be the IRS. Our Olympic medalists will rake in handsome rewards for representing their country, but they will also have to give a chunk back to Uncle Sam in taxes -- even though they earned the cash overseas.

Beyond Olympic Uniforms: Where the Products We Love Are Made

Forget all the hullabaloo over Team USA's much maligned, Chinese-made Olympic uniforms; we're a nation of importers. But importing from where? Check out DailyFinance's unscientific survey of some of America's more popular products and where they're actually made.

The 6 Best Apps for the 2012 Olympics

There are nearly 150 Apple apps relating to the Olympics, many involving a social media component to engage fans, and all aimed at enhancing your spectator experience. Which are the best? TheStreet recommends these six.

Olympic Chief Bites Tongue on McDonalds, Coke Sponsorships

Jacques Rogge, head of the International Olympic Committee has backed off his criticism of London 2012 sponsors Coke and McDonald's as promoting unhealthy behaviors and obesity. But with the fat sponsorship contracts at stake, did he really have any choice?

Take Home the Gold: How to Invest in Olympic Collectibles

In theory, Olympic mementos seem like a good investment. After all, there will be only one 2012 London Olympics, and the souvenirs created for it will never be made again. But how much Olympic swag will actually increase in value over the years?