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The all-important holiday shopping season is well underway and, so far, online retailers are seeing an improvement compared with last year, but stores are having trouble luring in consumers.
When Lori Fowlkes first saw robotic Zhu Zhu Pets toy hamsters in September, she remembers her kids started jumping up and down and saying "Please! Please! Can we buy them?" Seeing a fully stocked shelf, she decided to hold off until Christmas.
What are the latest holiday must-have toys and how can you profit from their popularity?
Where can investors find some value in this volatile market? Ron Sloan, senior portfolio manager at AIM Capital Management and manager of the AIM Mid-Cap Core Fund, shared his insight and stock picks.
Last Friday's employment report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the unemployment rate is now at 10.2%, its first foray above 10% and its highest level since 1983. What lessons, if any, can we get from what happened to the markets when unemployment soared back then?
Toys 'R Us isn't the only toy store taking advantage of the void that KB Toys' bankruptcy left at shopping centers and malls.
A new survey suggests it might be pretty tough to get shoppers to open their wallets this holiday season. What does that mean for Hasbro?
Stocks rallied Monday, after a wobbly start, as investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.
Stocks rallied Monday, after a wobbly start, as techs dragged but investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.
Stocks moved higher Monday, after a wobbly start, as techs dragged but investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.
The close on Friday, a big earnings day, was less than stellar. Volume was poor, and two stocks were down for every one that advanced.
Good news for a Monday morning: stock index futures are pointing to a modestly higher open this morning, rather than what happened exactly 22 years ago today - the infamous crash of 1987.
Just in time for the holidays and its upcoming 30th anniversary, a new high-tech, touch screen Rubik’s Cube hits stores shelves this weekend.
While the demographic for video games and action movies is basically the same, the track record for films based on games has been a pretty dismal one. For every “Tomb Raider”-sized hit, there are a handful of flops like “BloodRayne.”
Toy retailer Toys 'R Us has unveiled its top toy-buying trends for this holiday season. Topping the list is a focus on nostalgic playthings like hula hoops.
Let the holiday price wars begin. Target is expected to announce that it will match toy price discounts put in place last week by rival Wal-Mart Stores.
U.S. consumers are still strapped, but some consumer stocks are on the rise, said Ron Sloan, senior portfolio manager at AIM Charter Fund. He shared his best consumer-related picks with CNBC.
Although the folks at Toys 'R Us like to point out that there really is no one hot toy for every child, there certainly is a special excitment created when the buzz builds around one "must-have" toy during the Christmas holiday season. Is this year's hot toys list, a sign of things to come?
What will Santa have in his bag this holiday season? Toys ‘R Us, the largest US toy retailer, has issued its forecast for the hottest toys.
The nation's biggest toy-store chain is placing its holiday bets — and because the stakes are high, the prices are lower.