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  • PHILADELPHIA, April 12- When Justin Becker moved into a new home in south Philadelphia, he set the TV and video games in the unfinished basement, leaving his three children free to go down and watch when they wanted. The board games stayed upstairs in the living room. Hasbro Inc, maker of old standbys like Monopoly and Risk, says that revenue for its line of games...

  • Finding that her top toy choice, Shopkins- tiny grocery store characters made by Australia's privately-held Moose Enterprise- was sold out, Catie went directly to the Barbie row and picked out one of Mattel Inc.' s iconic dolls. Though Mattel, Hasbro and Lego control about 40 percent of the U.S. toy market, there's a growing niche for smaller companies such as Alex...

  • LOS ANGELES, March 29- Jeffrey Katzenberg must be breathing a huge sigh of relief after the embattled DreamWorks Animation chief scored a much needed box office win with the release of "Home." The family film was the weekend's top ticket seller, pulling in a sterling $54 million, easily eclipsing projections that had it bowing to between $30 million and $35 million.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 29- Jeffrey Katzenberg must be breathing a huge sigh of relief after the embattled DreamWorks Animation chief scored a much needed box office win with the release of "Home." The family film was the weekend's top ticket seller, pulling in a sterling $54 million, easily eclipsing projections that had it bowing to between $30 million to $35 million.

  • 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.

  • Who needs Common Core? My Kids have Monopoly! Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    Monopoly game

    A father of two school-aged girls finds that playing Monopoly teaches valuable lessons they can't learn in school.

  • Monopoly turns 80!   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Monopoly turns 80!

    Monopoly is celebrating its 80th birthday party on March 19th. In honor of one of the world's favorite board games, CNBC has compiled a list of must-know facts about the game.

  • 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&...

  • Who's at risk in the LA port slowdown Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    A container ship is docked at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., in this aerial photo taken Feb. 6, 2015.

    As the dispute between union workers and shippers drags on, the impact is spreading to apparel and footwear.

  • Why it's fun to be in the toy business again Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 2:37 PM ET
    Barbie Toy Fair

    After several challenging years, it's fun to be in the toy business again.

  • 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,...