Super Bowl

Midday Market Minute: Pizza Hut to Roll Out Tiny New Pies

Pizza Hut is introducing "pizza sliders" Monday, which are smaller than its personal pies and can be ordered in batches. The roll out of the sliders right after the Super Bowl is intended to generate excitement during a time when people may be sick of pizza.

SodaStream Super Bowl Ad Courts Controversy

SodaStream's proposed Super Bowl ad was rejected for 'denigrating' competitors Coke and Pepsi. But its brash advertising isn't the only controversial thing about the Israeli-based maker of soft drink machines.

4 Stocks Betting on Super Bowl Sunday

A lot of people will be tuning in to the Super Bowl just for the commercials, which are primarily bought by corporate giants. But a few smaller businesses are in the ad mix this year. Let's go over four in particular that investors may want to keep an eye on.

Ahead of Super Bowl, Chicken Wing Prices Hit Record Highs

The National Chicken Council has released its projections for chicken-wing consumption on Super Bowl weekend, a staggering 1.23 billion wings. But it's the cost of the appetizer that's the real story: Wholesale chicken wings are now more expensive than they've ever been.

Pundit Predictions: How Accurate Are the 'Pros' Bold Guesses?

Every day, dozens of analysts, pundits and talking heads take to the media to make startling predictions -- the bolder the better. But which of them has a winning record, and who is full of hot air? A new website called "PunditTracker" is answering that question.

The Super Bowl of Fakes: Big Game's a Win for Scammers

The quantity of counterfeit goods entering the U.S. is increasing, and it gets worse around an event like the Super Bowl. Federal agents recently seized more than $6 million of counterfeits and shut down more than 300 illegal websites. But consumers are at risk for more than just getting a shoddy NFL jersey.

Ferris Bueller Rides Again ... in a Honda CR-V

Ferris Bueller used to desire the 1961 Ferrari 250GT California -- but we all have to grow up sometime. On Super Bowl Sunday, Matthew Broderick will play hookey in a new Honda CR-V: It is so choice. If you have the means, he highly recommends picking one up.

Do Super Bowl Ads Score for Their Companies' Stocks?

The Patriots and Giants will interrupt the entertainment to run some football plays, but everyone knows the Super Bowl is all about the commercials, and at $3.5 million for 30 seconds, sponsors must think they'll get their money's worth. But will their shareholders feel the same way?

Super Bowl Spending Is Up ... and It's Good

Retailers and consumer products companies are on charging downfield toward a touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday. Consumer spending related to the big game is expected to reach an all-time high this year, with the average watcher projected to shell out $63.87 on Super Bowl-related merchandise.

Should You Buy Shares in Your Favorite Sports Team?

The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers got the NFL's approval this week to sell more stock to the public, but even the Pack can't compete with the buzz of another anticipated "football" stock offering: Manchester United. Certainly owning stock in a team makes for great pub talk, but is it a wise investment?

Black Friday Is Losing Its Luster As a Shopping Event

Here's the scoop on the holiday shopping season: Fewer people will camp out in front of stores before Black Friday this year in hopes of scoring hot deals on the "it" gifts. Instead, they'll use smart phones and tablets to comparison shop for the best prices, according to Accenture's latest survey.

Super Bowl XLVI Scores $3.5 Million Per Ad For NBC

NBC's Feb. 5 Super Bowl broadcast is already a financial winner, fetching $3.5 million per commercial while nearly selling out available slots. Just six in-game commercial spaces remain, an NBC spokesman said in AdWeek.

Steelers-Packers Super Bowl Is a Good Omen for Stocks

After the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers meet Sunday in Super Bowl XLV, only one team will hoist the Lombardy Trophy. But the so-called "Super Bowl indicator" says this year's match-up forecasts a bull market no matter which team wins.