Dinosaur claws, a quick-folding trampoline, and a slingshot-like device have made the list of most dangerous toys.» Read More
With the next "Star Wars" film about a month away, Disney should continue to climb, "Fast Money" traders said.
BOSTON— Dinosaur claws inspired by the movie " Jurassic World" and a quick-folding trampoline are among the items on a consumer watchdog group's annual list of hazardous toys released Wednesday. The Massachusetts- based World Against Toys Causing Harm says the toys singled out as the 10 most dangerous for Christmas this year represent common problems and...
The widow of a toy inventor said Hasbro and another inventor worked together to cut her out of $2 million in royalties and possibly much more from one of the most popular board games in history. The lawsuit, filed last month, also seeks a complete accounting from Hasbro on what is owed. A spokeswoman for Pawtucket- based Hasbro did not return emails seeking comment.
As unemployment falls, so may stocks, Wall Street predicts.
Timothy Conder, MD of consumer equity research and leisure at Wells Fargo Securities, discusses Hasbro's missed Q3 earnings and its struggling girls' toys division.
Jim Cramer warned investors not to trade stocks based from earnings headlines. That's rolling the dice, which is not a sound strategy.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly higher, as investors prepare for a deluge of earnings.
Toymakers including Hasbro and Barbie doll maker Mattel Inc have seen declining sales of toys for girls as children increasingly opt for gadgets and tablets. Revenue in Hasbro's games category fell 8 percent in the third quarter, due to weak demand for its "Magic: The Gathering" and other games. Games and toys for girls together account for nearly half of Hasbro's...
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at what's moving in early morning trading, including the energy and commodity complex on China's numbers, Hasbro, and Hewlett Packard.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open, as investors digested the latest economic data from China, ahead of some major earnings.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Oct 19- U.S. stock index futures were slightly down on Monday after data showed that China's economic growth slipped below 7 percent for the first time since the global financial crisis and Morgan Stanley reported a slump in quarterly profit. *China's growth slowed to 6.9 percent between July and September, but still ahead of the 6.8 percent forecast.
Oct 19- Hasbro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as toys based on "Star Wars" and " Jurassic World" movie series boosted sales of its toys targeted at boys. Revenue in Hasbro's toys for boys category, its largest business, rose 24 percent in the third quarter. Shares of Hasbro, which also makes Monopoly board game, rose about 3 percent to $80 in light...
Oct 19- Hasbro Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as toys based on "Star Wars" and " Jurassic World" movie series boosted sales of its toys targeted at boys. Net income attributable to the company rose to $207.6 million, or $1.64 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 27 from $180.5 million, or $1.40 per share, a year earlier. Revenue in Hasbro's boys toys...
So far the earnings season has been lackluster, and some high-profile warnings have already given investors pause.
Oct 15- Mattel Inc reported quarterly revenue and profit that missed analysts' estimates as sales of Barbie dolls fell again and a strong dollar ate into revenue from overseas markets. Mattel, which is in the middle of a turnaround plan, has been struggling to revive sales of Barbie, as young girls increasingly prefer interactive electronic toys and tablets.
Wall Street analysts offer their best stock ideas that will benefit from the release of Disney's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
Jim Cramer gives his take on caller favorite stocks at lightning speed, including what happened with Ryder Systems.
Stephen Davis, president of Hasbro Studios, revealed that there is more than meets the eye when it comes to the company's plans for the franchise.
The president of Hasbro Studios revealed that the company will release four more "Transfomers" films in the next 10 years.