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  • Mattel to move with 'urgency' as sales fall again Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    The Mattel logo is pictured at the Nuremberg International Toy Fair

    The maker of Barbie dolls posted its fifth straight fall in worldwide quarterly sales.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Friday, setting major indexes up for a second month of declines, pressured by the energy sector, with Chevron shares down 1 percent after reporting a 30 percent drop in quarterly earnings. The headline number was "well below consensus expectations and that is definitely one of the data points that many bulls were...

  • Jan 30- Mattel Inc will evaluate its business and move with a "heightened sense of urgency," interim CEO Christopher Sinclair said, as the maker of Barbie dolls posted its fifth straight fall in worldwide quarterly sales. Mattel appointed Sinclair, a former PepsiCo executive, its chairman and interim CEO on Monday, removing Brian Stockton after worldwide sales...

  • US stock-index futures ease sharp losses after GDP Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Friday, ahead of the first estimate of how much the U.S. economy grew in the final quarter.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday ahead of data on economic growth, consumer inflation and confidence, with major indexes poised for a second month of declines. *Google Inc shares rose 1.2 percent in premarket trading after revenue grew 15 percent in the fourth quarter but fell short of Wall Street's target on declining online ad prices and...

  • Jan 30- Mattel Inc, the maker of Barbie dolls and Fisher-Price preschool toys, reported its fifth straight fall in quarterly sales in North America, a nagging decline that likely cost Brian Stockton his job as chief executive this week. Shares of Mattel, which also makes Hot Wheels cars and Monster High and American Girl dolls, fell about 5 percent in light...

  • Mattel's Barbie sales fall 12 pct in holiday quarter Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:10 AM ET

    Jan 30- Mattel Inc said worldwide sales of its Barbie dolls fell 12 percent in the all-important holiday quarter, while those of Fisher-Price preschool toys declined 11 percent. Mattel, which also makes Hot Wheels cars and Monster High and American Girl dolls, removed Brian Stockton as chief executive on Monday after another disappointing holiday shopping...

  • Stocks finish mildly higher as energy offsets tech Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks were near unchanged on Monday, with Greek election results already discounted by investors.

  • Midday movers: IBM, Generac, Mattel & more Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:48 PM ET
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    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Mattel's CEO resigns; warns of disappointing quarter Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    A customer browses the Mattel Inc. Barbie dolls section, of a Toys 'R' Us Inc.

    Mattel said Chief Executive Bryan Stockton has resigned, and warned preliminary fourth-quarter results will fall short of expectations.

  • Jan 26- Mattel Inc, the maker of Barbie dolls and Fisher-Price preschool toys, removed chairman and chief executive Bryan Stockton and warned of a fifth straight fall in quarterly sales. Mattel's shares fell as much as 11 percent to a three-year low, but recovered most of the losses to trade down 3 percent. Mattel has been hit hard in recent years as its iconic Barbie...

  • The trendy thing in shopping: Catalogs? Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 10:46 AM ET
    Restoration Hardward catalogs on display as print catalogs begin to make a comeback.

    Retailers are still relying on direct mail even as they spend considerable resources on improving their websites.

  • UPDATE 1-Mattel removes CEO, warns on holiday sales Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    Jan 26- Mattel Inc, the maker of Barbie dolls and Fisher-Price preschool toys, removed chairman and chief executive Bryan Stockton and warned sales fell 6 percent in the holiday quarter. Mattel named former PepsiCo Inc executive Christopher Sinclair chairman and interim CEO. Stockton had been Mattel's CEO since January 2012 and was named chairman in 2013..

  • Mattel says Bryan Stockton resigns as CEO Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:13 AM ET

    Jan 26- Toymaker Mattel Inc said Bryan Stockton had resigned as chief executive and chairman. The maker of Barbie dolls and Fisher-Price preschool toys named board member Christopher Sinclair chairman and interim chief executive. Mattel also estimated its worldwide net sales fell 6 percent to $1.99 billion in the holiday quarter ended Dec. 31, hurt by a...

  • If oil bounces, these stocks will soar Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    A gas flare is seen at an oil well site outside Williston, N.D.

    WTI crude oil prices are most correlated with oil and gas exploration companies, if history is any guide.

  • Scared? Here are top correction protection plays Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 12:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    These plays should profit if this five-day selloff turns into a full-blown correction.

  • Oh, Barbie. It's just not your year, sweetie Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Hollywood Premiere Barbie Doll

    Here's who's hot and who's not this holiday season. Sorry, Barbie, it's just not your year, sweetie.

  • You may already be too late for hottest holiday toys Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    Disney's Frozen dolls were the hot holiday item, especially at J.C. Penney's Disney shop in shop.

    If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck. With Christmas approaching, the $119 toy- made by Mattel Inc- is sold out. Expect fierce price competition at major retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Target Corp, which carry thousands of toys, notes Jim Silver,...

  • Buy these beaten down names: Pros Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:06 PM ET
    A customer browses the Mattel Inc. Barbie dolls section, of a Toys 'R' Us Inc.

    Sometimes the worst performers in this year's market can be next year's gems, two pros told CNBC Tuesday.