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  • 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

    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.

  • From Kickstarter to 6,000 stores in 2 years ... Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    GoldieBlox

    Debbie Sterling's story-based GoldieBlox construction sets and action figures are being sold in 6,000 stores worldwide, two years after taking Kickstarter by storm.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 26- LeapFrog Enterprises Inc, the maker of educational electronics for kids whose missed sales estimates have pushed its shares down 30 percent this year, is attracting some big-name value fund managers who are betting the company will either rebound during the holiday season or be bought by a rival. If the company's newest product, a video game...

  • Queen Elsa dethrones Barbie as top toy Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:26 PM ET
    Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa and Disney Frozen Sparkle Doll are named one of the top 12 Dream Toys at the Dream Toys 2014 Launch on November 5, 2014 in London.

    For the first time in the 11-year history of the poll, Mattel's Barbie was not the top choice for girls' parents.

  • Oh, boy! Engineer Barbie book enrages readers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Readers have slammed a Barbie picture book for portraying men as more capable than women in technology, the Daily Mail reported 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...

  • 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...

  • Oct 22- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported quarterly revenue above analysts' expectations, helped by higher ad spending by U.S. businesses. Interpublic, whose clients include General Motors Co, Unilever Plc and Johnson& Johnson, reported organic revenue growth of 6.3 percent in the third quarter ended Sept 30. Interpublic, home to...