Stocks pared gains Friday afternoon as the dollar gained strength. Consumer discretionary was a standout after reports showed retail sales rising and consumers' mood improving.
GameStop made gains Friday morning on news that its targeted business is booming.
Stocks opened higher Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment improved in early December and retail sales rose much more than expected last month.
Stock index futures added to gains Friday after economic reports showed stronger than expected retail sales in November while inflation remained tame.
The largest entertainment launch of the year wasn’t enough to push video game sales into positive territory in November, raising concerns about the overall health of the industry.
A brewing price war over video games is taking its toll on the industry’s top specialty retailer.
GameStop's stock is falling as Wal-Mart cuts prices on video games.
To promote its latest version of EA Sports Active, EA Sports More Workouts, Electronic Arts last week opened two one-month trial spaces where consumers can test the exercise game.
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To say “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” is a hit is akin to calling the Atlantic Ocean a bit humid. The video game has shattered sales records throughout the entertainment industry – besting other games, films and books.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.
Stocks rallied Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.
Stocks opened higher Monday as the dollar pullled back and gold hit a new record above $1,170 an ounce. The Dow was up more than 100 points at the open and continued higher after a report showed a sharp jump in existing-home sales.
A holiday-shortened trading week begun with all signs pointing to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, with the dollar weakening and gold hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce.
The television industry has known for years that video games are a threat to viewership, but a new pilot program might finally give some insight into exactly how big that threat is.
I have posted in the past just how compelling a platform iPhone has become for mobile gaming development and gamers themselves, posing a pretty significant competitive threat to the likes of Nintendo and Sony.
Investors are taking a closer look at the video game trade after Activision’s latest release shattered all kinds of records.
Chinese stocks and exporters have benefited from relatively under-valued Chinese yuan. Bruce Lavine, president and COO of WisdomTree explained how the yuan and the U.S. dollar relationship affecting how people buy Chinese stocks.
Sales of Activision Blizzard's latest game is breaking gaming records and giving Hollywood a run for its money, literally.
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