Dubai Properties is part of the state-owned Dubai Holding conglomerate, which many fear could become the next Dubai World, creating more debt woes for the Emirates. Dubai has received $10 billion in financial aid from its richer neighbor, Abu Dhabi, as it seeks to meet its debt obligations.
Meanwhile, as Woods wrestles with his highly publicized personal woes, some of his sponsors are keeping a distance from the disgraced golfer. Accenture (ACN - Get Report) is already terminating its six-year relationship with Woods while P&G's (PG - Get Report) Gillette brand has begun to limit his presence in its ads. AT&T (T - Get Report) is also assessing its ties with Woods. Nike (NKE - Get Report), Electronic Arts (ERTS) and PepsiCo (PEP - Get Report) are apparently still enamored with the star athlete, as is the trading-card and memorabilia company Upper Deck.
-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York >>See our new stock quote page.