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The desire to splurge on children at the holidays tends to make toys somewhat recession-proof. Still, with Mom and Dad watching their budgets more closely, toymakers are rolling out items at a wider range of price points to snag sales.
With a dearth of dazzle in the holiday toy lineup this year, it looks like Elmo may just groove his way to the top again this year. But he might have to battle a robot or triceratops to win that coveted spot under the tree. Let the games begin!
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Exxon Mobil and Pacific Sunwear popped while RIMM and Deere dropped.
Stocks rallied to the finish line after another volatile session as signs began to emerge that credit markets may be defrosting. The Dow gained more than 400 points.
Stocks were higher in a wobbly session as investors digested remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.
Stocks rose more than 1 percent out of the gate Monday as investors snapped up some bargains after Friday's selloff. Investors will be closely watching comments from Bernanke before a House panel. He is expected to say that we may need a second government package to stabilize the economy, according to prepared remarks.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday, at the start of an earnings-packed week, when investors will have a chance to dig down into corporate numbers in addition to tallying up bailout packages.
Take a look at the 12 toys likely to be top sellers this year, according to Toy Wishes Magazine.
In this Web Extra, Pete Najarian reveals where he's seeing interesting options action. Also Hasbro and Mattel have a $20 trick up their sleeves to trigger toy sales.
One way to pick stocks is to watch short interest for clues. Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder, told CNBC the buys he's making based on his short-watching method.
In today's end-of-week version of the exclusive Fast Money Web Extra of trades not covered on the show, the gang mentions some good trades for the start of next week.
In the spirit of the Beijing Olympics set to begin on Friday, we thought it would be fun to apply a CNBC twist to the summer games. Which World Market Index is poised to win the gold?
“Boycott Hasbro!” The rallying cry started early Tuesday after fans of Scrabulous, an online knockoff of the classic board game Scrabble, woke up to find that their game had been abruptly removed from Facebook.com, the social networking site.
Amid the gloom of higher gas prices and a slumping housing market there appears to be a ray of hope.
We didn't have time for this on TV but following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Bucyrus and U.S. Steel popped while Hasbro and AIG dropped.
It was a bumpy ride on Wall Street this week, so CNBC asked the experts where to find opportunities amid the market volatility.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AIG and Biogen popped while Hasbro and CME Group dropped.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. One of America’s largest toy and board game manufacturers suited up for a big day today after Iron Man toys boosted results. But it ended up no Candy Land after the company also said it had to raise prices because of higher costs for plastics. Who is it?
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!
By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week. Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged. But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered