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  • LOS ANGELES— It sounds like a Swiss Army knife version of a TV game show: a combination of a venerable board game, state lotteries, Las Vegas and seasoned comedian Billy Gardell as host. The result is " Monopoly Millionaires' Club," a syndicated series that its creators say draws on the board game's "iconography"— Get Out of Jail and Pass Go cards and such— while morphing it...

  • Hottest dividend stocks of 2015 Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 2:58 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    CNBC screened the large cap S&P 500 index to see where the hottest parts of the dividend stock market have been.

  • Atlantic City rejected by voters on new Monopoly games Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 3:10 PM ET

    Atlantic City is where the Monopoly board game began, but voters in a global contest to pick cities for new editions of the 80- year-old game have turned their attention elsewhere. According to results released Thursday— the 80th birthday of Monopoly— Atlantic City, whose streets provided the names for the game's squares when it was created in 1935, did not make...

  • PIERRE, S.D.— The plastic red hotel will still ruin you, but instead of advancing to Boardwalk to face your demise, you'll take a long walk off a short Pierre. Pierre, the tiny South Dakota capital pronounced "pier" by its roughly 14,000 residents, will hold the top spot in a new version of Monopoly featuring U.S. cities that is due out this fall. The names of Pierre and 21...

  • NEW YORK, March 3- With thousands of free downloads at the ready with the swipe of a finger, parents of tweens face a daunting question: How much are they willing to spend to lure their children away from electronic devices? A real-life classic version of the board game costs around $21, compared to 99 cents for the app. At the annual Toy Fair in New York in mid-February,...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico has reached deals totaling around $300 million with two multinational companies following a probe into possible tax avoidance, the head of Mexico's tax authority said on Monday. In September, Reuters revealed that two companies at the heart of the probe were world No. 2 toymaker Hasbro Inc and No. 1 household product maker Procter&...

  • Tale of 2 toymakers: Mattel vs. Hasbro   Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 3:37 PM ET
    Tale of 2 toymakers: Mattel vs. Hasbro

    Hasbro is up double digits year-to-date while Mattel is down double digits, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan. David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management, says Hasbro is the better name. Insight, with Jack Mohr, TheStreet.com director of research.

  • Inside Hasbro's toy chest: CEO   Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    Inside Hasbro's toy chest: CEO

    Brian Goldner, Hasbro president & CEO, provides an exclusive look at some brand new toys that haven't hit the shelves yet.

  • Cramer Remix: You need to see this Apple news Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:11 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Apple made news after the close and “Mad Money’s” Jim Cramer is clueing you in.

  • Cramer: The toy maker that makes you money, too! Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:39 PM ET
    Hasbro Star Wars toy

    Jim Cramer takes a look at Hasbro versus Mattel and finds that this stock is reaching new highs and can play the game even further.

  • Feb 9- Sequels to "Star Wars", "The Avengers" and "Jurassic Park" movies are expected to boost Hasbro Inc's sales this year, helping the toymaker further narrow the gap with Mattel Inc, its bigger but struggling rival. Hasbro's revenue increased 4.8 percent in 2014, while Mattel's fell 7 percent, narrowing the annual sales gap between the two biggest U.S. toymakers to...

  • Cramer: We need some good news overseas Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:54 AM ET
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why the world markets need some good news.

  • *Qualcomm up, nears deal with China on antitrust dispute. "China is a negative and Greece is a negative, certainly Greece is something investors have lived with for a while and it's not a huge surprise," said Rick Meckler, president of investment firm LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey. On Monday, European Commission President Jean-Claude...

  • Feb 9- Hasbro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit, helped by demand for its toys for boys based on Transformers movies and characters from Marvel comics in the holiday shopping season. Sales of toys for boys, Hasbro's largest business, rose about 21 percent in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 28. Hasbro's results were comparatively...

  • *Qualcomm near deal with China on antitrust dispute, shares climb. On Monday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Greeks should not expect the euro zone to accept the latest terms proposed by Greece. "We are seeing heightened nervousness over the Greek elections and the policies that could make or break its EU membership," said Andre Bakhos,...

  • *Qualcomm near deal with China on antitrust dispute. NEW YORK, Feb 9- U.S. stocks were poised for a lower open on Monday, on the heels of disappointing economic data out of China and signs of rising tensions surrounding Greek debt negotiations. "We are seeing heightened nervousness over the Greek elections and the policies that could make or break its EU membership,"...

  • Feb 9- Hasbro Inc reported lower-than-expected holiday quarter revenue, hurt by a strong dollar and a decline in sales in its games and girls toys businesses. If not for the stronger dollar, revenue would have increased 7 percent, Hasbro said. Sales of toys for boys, Hasbro's largest business, rose about 21 percent to $421.9 million in the quarter ended Dec. 28, helped...

  • Grexit, Fed fears weigh on Wall Street Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    A man adjusts a Greek flag ahead of the visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels February 4, 2015.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Monday, set to follow European markets lower as negotiations over Greece's bailout program weighed.

  • Feb 9- Hasbro Inc reported lower-than-expected holiday quarter revenue, hurt by a strong dollar and a decline in sales in its games and girls toys businesses. If not for the stronger dollar, revenue would have increased 7 percent, Hasbro said. Hasbro's results were comparatively stronger than those of larger rival Mattel Inc, which last month posted its fifth...

  • *Alcoa falls in premarket after JP Morgan downgrade. *Qualcomm near deal with China on antitrust dispute. *Alcoa fell 2.8 percent to $16.10 in premarket after JP Morgan cut its rating on the aluminum company to neutral from overweight.