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Nov 11- Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc said "Call of Duty: Black Ops III" generated more than $550 million in global sales in the first three days after its Friday release, setting the tone for the crucial holiday quarter. On Sony's PlayStation 4 console, "Black Ops III" set a record as the best-selling digital game by units sold on its first day, Activision...
Holiday shoppers will have a plethora of video game options to choose from; find out what what the biggest releases are.
From controlling favorite Disney character to jamming out on a plastic guitar, here are 10 of the hottest video games hitting selves this year.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the week.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Oct 29- Electronic Arts Inc raised its sales forecast for its highly anticipated videogame "Star Wars: Battlefront" as the company looks to tap into the loyal fan base of the iconic movie franchise. The game is slated to launch globally on Nov. 17, a month before Walt Disney Co releases "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", the latest movie in the franchise that revisits...
Oct 29- Electronic Arts Inc raised its full-year profit and sales forecasts, betting on the highly anticipated launches of "Star Wars: Battlefront" and "Need for Speed" titles. The video game publisher raised its full-year adjusted revenue forecast to $4.50 billion from $4.45 billion, and its adjusted profit forecast to $3.00 from $2.85 per share.
Oct 29- Electronic Arts Inc raised its full-year profit and sales forecasts, betting on the highly anticipated launches of "Star Wars: Battlefront" and "Need for Speed" titles. The video-game publisher raised its full-year adjusted revenue forecast to $4.50 billion from $4.45 billion, and its adjusted profit forecast to $3.00 from $2.85 per share.
*Allergan up after confirming buyout talks with Pfizer. *GoPro, Deutsche Bank fall after results. "What is positive about the GDP number is that it showed that consumers are strong," said Janelle Nelson, portfolio analyst at RBC Wealth Management in Minneapolis.
*Allergan says in buyout talks with Pfizer; shares halted. *GoPro, Deutsche Bank sink after results. Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James Financial in Florida, said the biggest surprise in the Fed's statement was the disappearance of the reference to a slowdown in the global economy.
Oct 29- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve revived expectations of an increase in interest rates in December. *The Fed's hawkish tone came as a surprise, prompting an increase in the odds of a December hike to 43 percent from the 38 percent minutes before the release of the statement, according to the CME Group's FedWatch...
U.S. stock futures were under pressure this morning, while some of the Republican presidential candidates were feeling the heat last night.
With a huge set of reports ahead, a few names look set to stand out.
Digital game revenues were boosted in September by higher spending on console games and growth in the mobile space, SuperData Research said.
Wall Street analysts offer their best stock ideas that will benefit from the release of Disney's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
The fate of the market rally could well depend on the increasing pace of corporate earnings in the coming weeks.
Baird analyzed how investors can take advantage of the fast growing eSports trend.
As more technologies and devices become available to kids, toymakers are looking for ways to make their products more compelling.
The data also showed Coatue Management had five of the same top 10 picks as Whale Rock Capital Management, and four listings in the top 10 list of Stephen Mandel's Lone Pine were also on Chase Coleman's Tiger Global chart. Both Coatue, which is run by Philippe Laffont and specializes in media and technology, and Whale Rock have Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, Chinese...
While analysts as a bunch are generally too bullish, some names have done way better than the analysts anticipated.