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NEW YORK, Nov 13- Energy shares fell their most in a month Thursday as crude prices slid, dragging on Wall Street despite gains in Wal-Mart and other consumer stocks. The Dow and S&P 500 earlier hit intraday highs, with Wal-Mart and Apple at all-time records. Wal-Mart rose 4.2 percent to $82.50 after posting a 2.9 percent increase in third-quarter revenue.
DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro are reportedly in talks to cash in on their brands across platforms. CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides insight to Hasbro's movies, and why it would want to buy DreamWorks Animation.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports why DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro would want to merge; and Morgan Brennan reports what the deal could mean for Hasbro and toy stocks.
Both DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro are on the move on reports saying Hasbro is talks to buy the company. The FMHR traders discuss whether this partnership makes sense.
*Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Thursday to send the Dow and S&P to new record intraday highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market. Wal-Mart shares climbed 3.4 percent to $81.92 as one of the biggest boosts to both the Dow and S&P 500 after the retail giant posted a 2.9...
Hasbro's relationship with Disney could complicate the toymaker's potential purchase of DreamWorks Animation, said Piper Jaffray analyst Steph Wissink.
*Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks inched higher shortly after the open on Thursday, as the Dow and S&P touched new record intraday highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market. Wal-Mart shares advanced 2.8 percent to $81.42 as one of the biggest boosts to both the Dow and S&P 500 after the...
*Wal-Mart climbs in premarket after results. *Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed on Thursday, as the Dow and S&P hovered near record highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Steph Wissink, Piper Jaffray senior analyst, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss whether synergies between Hasbro and DreamWorks Animation make sense for a merger.
*Wal-Mart climbs in premarket after results. *Wal-Mart shares advanced 2 percent to $80.75 in premarket trading after the retail giant posted its quarterly results. *J.C. Penney shares fell 5.9 percent to $7.30 in premarket trading after it reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss Wednesday but said same-store sales were flat and slightly cut its...
Brent Lang, Variety, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss reports Hasbro is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation.
Hasbro is said to be in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, reports "Squawk Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Hasbro is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, a person briefed on the matter said on Wednesday.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov 6- Little green army men finally prevailed on Thursday in their two-year battle for a coveted spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame, joining Rubik's Cube and soap bubbles on the podium for an induction ceremony held at a western New York museum. "It was a pretty stiff competition this year," said Patricia Hogan, curator of toys and dolls at The Strong, a...
Every big retailer and toy review site has its own hot toy list. Here's where they intersect on predictions of this season's hard-to-find toys.
John Spinello, inventor of the 'Operation' board game, can't afford his own real-life surgery.
Oct 23- Shares of Build-a-Bear Workshop Inc and Jakks Pacific Inc jumped after the struggling toy retailers forecast strong holiday sales, indicating that a bumper fourth quarter could go a long way in lifting the companies' sagging fortunes. Jakks Pacific's shares touched a five-month high of $8.99. Based on strong demand for Frozen Snow Glow Elsa doll and...
International Business Machines Corp reports a marked slowdown in business in September and abandons its 2015 operating earnings target, as weak client spending and a slumping software sector weighed down quarterly revenue. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc says it may raise its bid for Botox maker Allergan Inc to more than $200 per share; the...
Oct 20- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported a strong quarterly profit, driven by robust sales of Marvel and Transformers action figures in emerging markets such as Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Hasbro's results were stronger than those of larger rival Mattel Inc, which last week posted its fourth straight quarterly fall in sales.