PAWTUCKET, R.I. _ Hasbro Inc. on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $180.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.47 per share. Hasbro shares have dropped 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 2 percent.» Read More
LONDON, June 5- Euro zone shares rallied on Thursday, led by banks and peripheral indexes, as the European Central Bank unveiled a string of measures to fight low inflation and boost the euro zone economy. The euro zone Euro STOXX index rose 1.1 percent, setting a six-year high at 333.80, with the blue-chip Europe STOXX50 up 1.2 percent.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS COMPANY LEADERSHIP DECIDED WHO WOULD HAVE TO LEAVE THE COMPANY AS A RESULT OF THE PROBE.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS CAR SHUTTING OFF IN THER CASE OF THE COBALT WAS A SAFETY ISSUE.
*Rite Aid shares slide after outlook. *Sprint agrees to pay about $32 bln for T-Mobile US- source. NEW YORK, June 5- The S&P 500 hit an intraday record high for the seventh time in eight sessions on Thursday after the European Central Bank cut rates to record lows and outlined further accommodative monetary policy actions.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS WE WANNT COMPENSATION PROGRAM TO REACH EVERYBODY WHO LOST A LOVED ONE OR WAS INJURED BY BAD SWITCH.
GM PRESIDENT AMMANN SAID FEINBERG WILL DECIDE WHO GETS COMPENSATION INDEPENDENT FROM COMPANY.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS 113,000 CARS HAVE BEEN REPAIRED SO FAR IN THE RECALL.
WARREN, Mich., June 5- General Motors Co suffered from "incompetence and neglect" in dealing with a long-running ignition-switch defect in vehicles linked to at least 13 deaths, CEO Mary Barra said on Thursday, as she announced the creation of a fund to compensate victims.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS HAS PRODUCED OVER 280,000 KITS TO REPAIR THE CARS AFFECTED IN RECALL.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS GENERAL COUNSEL MICHAEL MILLIKIN STILL EMPLOYED AT COMPANY.
BONN, Germany, June 5- Global warming is causing trillions of dollars of damage to coral reefs, aggravating risks to tropical small island states threatened by rising sea levels, a U.N. report said on Thursday.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS COMPANY WILL NOT MAKE NAMES OF 15 EXECUTIVES WHO HAVE LEFT PUBLIC.
*Interest rates have been stuck at 12 pct since 2011. ABUJA, June 5- Nigeria's new central bank governor said on Thursday he would seek to gradually lower interest rates for the first time in over two years, abandoning the hawkish monetary policy of his ousted predecessor that cut inflation to single digits.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS COOPERATING FULLY WITH DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND OTHERS DOING PROBES.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS RECALL DECISION PROCEDURE NOW INCLUDES HERSELF, AMMANN AND REUSS.
GM CEO BARRA SAYS TWO ROOT ISSUES, PART DIDN'T MEET PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND PEOPLE AT COMPANY DIDN'T UNDERSTAND CONNECTION OF THAT TO THE PROBLEMS THAT AROSE.
OBAMA SAYS "WOULD HAVE BEEN PREFERABLE TO PRESS THE PAUSE BUTTON" ON FRENCH SALE OF MISTRAL SHIPS TO RUSSIA.
June 5- Mining equipment maker Joy Global Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and said orders for maintenance services rose for the second straight quarter. Joy Global shares rose as much as 5.3 percent in early trading on Thursday.
GM PRESIDENT AMMANN SAYS RULES AND ELIGIBILITY OF COMPENSATION FUND WILL BE SET BY KEN FEINBERG.
LONDON, June 5- Britain's anti-fraud agency is examining information from a global investigation into the possible manipulation of currency markets, in the first sign it might follow the United States in launching a criminal investigation.