Up more the 6% in brisk trading, Nike stock is getting a bounce from better than expected third quarter earnings announced Wednesday after market close. The results were driven by improved demand in Western Europe and China and in categories such as apparel.”While the company remained cautious on certain geographic markets, management sounded upbeat about their overall business,” said Kate McShane, analyst, Citigroup Capital Markets.The enthusiasm, she added, is based on renewed growth in Nike apparel, momentum in North America and stronger futures growth in China Emerging Markets. As well, average sales prices continue to rise and management ability to manage its supply chain is improving.At the same time, innovation continues to drive new product launches share gains.

In reality corporations increase total production compounding, as do those with net income above living expense (rich). Investment in increasing production is the only path to actually increase wealth. If you compound this over time inequality gets larger, not smaller as long as people continue to invest in production.

But this explanation fell on deaf ears. Grieving families couldn’t hear it. And I didn’t believe it myself.. At 6 foot 9, 227 pounds, Bell was arguably college basketball’s best defender last season. Despite being undersized at power forward and center, Bell was a legitimate stopper in the Pac 12, blocking an estimated 8.4 percent of shots when in the game, second in NCAA. He posted eye popping numbers per 100 possessions (22.0 points, 17.7 rebounds, 4.5 blocks) in relatively short minutes (28.8 per game).

Margo Martindale and Jeremy Davies have both won Emmys for their portrayals of Kentucky criminals. Watching Martindale as Mags Bennett turn from grieving mother to threatening cold blooded crime queen in the blink of an eye is chilling. And Jeremy Davies’ inept and not quite all there, Dickey Bennett, masks a dangerous psychopathic personality underneath a self effacing front.

Greenpeace attorney Tom Wetterer said the lawsuit was meritless, by corporate bullies and an effort silence free speech. Bowe, one of the company attorneys, countered that the response by Greenpeace not to defend the truth of its challenged statements, but to attack the lawyers who exposed those statements as false. Laws hold accountable those who intentionally make demonstrably false statements, and there is no special exception for Greenpeace, Bowe said..

Steph is next he’s rowing the Susie Too a remake of the original from 1962 and a twin hull of my boat, the Portola. He takes the Susie Too over the first big drop and disappears. His line is a little too aggressive his boat is too far into the hole at the top.