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) is already terminating its six-year relationship with Woods while P&G's ( PG) Gillette brand has begun to limit his presence in its ads. AT&T ( T) is also assessing its ties with Woods. Nike ( NKE), Electronic Arts ( ERTS) and PepsiCo ( PEP) 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. Follow TheStreet.com on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.
U.S. stocks are exhibiting wild swings between gains and losses Friday morning, reflecting seasonal volatility, concerns about the global growth trajectory, and excitement about third-quarter earnings.