2010 Fifa World Cup

BOTTOMS UP: Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the world's largest brewer, says World Cup fervor helped drive second-quarter profit and sales above expectations.

BRUSSELS - Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the world's largest brewer, said Thursday that the football World Cup helped push up sales in the second quarter, boosting net profit by 7.5 percent to $1.15 billion.

SHOOTS, SCORES!: Sportswear maker Adidas AG lifts its full-year earnings forecast after posting strong second-quarter profit and revenue powered by World Cup fervor.

BERLIN - Sportswear maker Adidas AG raised its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after the World Cup helped drive up second-quarter revenues and profit.

BERLIN - German consumer confidence is up strongly, boosted by expectations that a quicker economic recovery will keep unemployment in check and by cheer over the football World Cup and sunny weather, a survey showed Tuesday.
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