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July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales of its games and preschool products fell for the second straight quarter.
July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported an 8 percent increase in quarterly revenue on a jump in international sales and strong demand for its action toys based on "Transformers" movies and Marvel Comics' characters.
July 17- Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported its third straight fall in quarterly revenue as sales for the iconic Barbie doll declined the most since mid-2009. Analysts estimate the doll contributes more than $1 billion to the company's annual sales, or about 15 percent of total sales in 2013. Mattel does not break out Barbie sales separately.
*Morgan Stanley climbs in premarket after earnings. NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. stocks were poised for a lower open on Thursday, in the wake of fresh U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia and weaker-than-expected housing data.
U.S. stock index futures traded lower on Thursday, after the announcement of fresh sanctions against Russia hurt global markets.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Morgan Stanley climbs in premarket after earnings. NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday, in the wake of new U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia and ahead of data on the labor and housing markets.
July 17- Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported its third straight fall in quarterly sales as the decline in demand for Barbie dolls and Fisher Price preschool toys accelerated.
July 17- Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported a 9 percent fall in quarterly sales as demand for its Barbie dolls and preschool toys continued to fall. Mattel's net income fell to $28.3 million, or 8 cents per share, in the quarter from $73.3 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Sales fell to $1.06 billion from $1.17 billion.
July 15- Hewlett-Packard Co interim Chairman and activist investor Ralph Whitworth will step down on Wednesday to focus on his health, the latest top-level departure from the computer maker as it struggles to return to consistent growth.
Through a successful Kickstarter project, one of America's most girlie dolls can now do battle in proper attire.
July 15- Hewlett-Packard Co interim chairman and activist investor Ralph Whitworth will step down on Wednesday to focus on his health, the latest top-level departure from the computer maker as it struggles to return to consistent growth.
July 15- Hewlett-Packard Co said interim Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigned from its board of directors, effective Wednesday, to focus on his health. Relational Investors said co-founder Whitworth was taking a leave of absence from the hedge fund and it wished "his family all the best at this difficult time."
Hewlett-Packard announced on Tuesday that Chairman Ralph Whitworth has resigned from its board of directors to focus on his health, effective July 16, 2014.
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A reconstitution of the Russell Indexes occurs at the close of Wall Street trading Friday, reflective of the growth vs. value debate.
Mattel is releasing an Entrepreneur Barbie this summer that comes complete with her own miniature smartphone and tablet computer.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Barbie will soon come to life on a big screen in her movie debut. Production is set to start by the end of the year.