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April 21- Toymaker Hasbro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong demand for its toys for girls. Hasbro's first-quarter revenue rose 2 percent to $679.5 million, falling short of the average analyst estimate of $690.17 million.
US markets were poised for a higher open with results from Netflix and Kimberly-Clark and an anticipated Alibaba prospectus in focus.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
April 17- Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported its first quarterly net loss in nearly five years due to a double-digit fall in sales of its iconic Barbie dolls, sending the company's shares down as much as 3 percent in early trading.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1- To imagine how YouTube might one day become a money-spinner for content producers, consider the power of the irreverent video gamer and online star PewDiePie over his young, free-spending audience.
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