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1 min ago | USA Today

The 7 ugliest earnings misses so far

Listen up companies. Don't disappoint investors during earnings season. Amazon.com's 10% stock-price hit Friday, following its deeper-than-expected loss, is proof.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Mattel, Construction, Horton D R, Retail, Safeway, Grocery, Toy, Barbie

3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Mattel Faces Pressure Amid Slowing Barbie Sales

For years, Barbie was the blue-eyed, blonde representative of the US toy industry.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, Financial Markets

7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Insight: GM recalls far from calamity for some dealers who find new customers, business

The latest recalls cover nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs, including almost 50,000 in Canada.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, SUV, Chevrolet Traverse, Mattel, Auto Dealers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

RIP James Wang - Unfortunate End To Oceanstone's Outperformance

On July 18th, the Oceanstone Fund announced that its founding manager James Wang had passed away.

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, Retail, Rite Aid, Corinthian Colleges, Financial Markets

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

How Marvel Became the Envy (and Scourge) of Hollywood

Ike Perlmutter has become one of the town's most feared moguls. Now, as "Guardians of the Galaxy" takes the $6 billion-grossing brand in a new and risky direction, insiders open up about the never-seen executive's ironfisted style and the underside of a superhero empire.

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Related Topix: Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment, Beverly Hills, CA, Arts, Cinema, Marvel's The Avengers, Yes Man

Globe and Mail

Talk about Hot Wheels: Darth Vader car debuts at Comic-Con

Mattel Inc. showed off its 'Hot Wheels Life-Sized Darth Vader Car' ahead of the San Diego Comic-Con that starts on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Mattel

Forbes.com

JAKKS Sales Fly On 'Frozen' Toys, But Struggles To Meet Demand Hit Stock

While " Frozen -mania" swept the nation and renditions of "Let It Go" flooded the Internet, JAKKS Pacific investors were not singing along.

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, American International Group, Insurance

CollectionDX

Hot Toys Optimus Prime Starscream Edition from Transformers

Under license from Hasbro, Inc., Hot Toys is proud to present the Optimus Prime Collectible Figure from the classic and highly popular THE TRANSFORMERS GENERATION 1. The Optimus Prime Collectible Figure stands approximately 30cm tall, featuring a highly detailed mechanical structure and remarkable painting applications with distress effect, a pair ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prime, Punk, Hasbro

TheCelebrityCafe

Robert Downey Jr. doesn't want to give up on 'Iron Man 4'

Would you want to walk away from the role that has made you the world's highest-paid actor two years in a row? That's a conundrum Robert Downey Jr. has to face, but he's not going to leave the role of Tony Stark/Iron Man any time soon.

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Related Topix: Iron Man, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment

IGN

Downey Jr. Wouldn't 'Give up the Belt' For Iron Man 4

Robert Downey Jr. has discussed the possibility of returning to his infamous armour for a fourth installment in the Iron Man franchise, admitting he's pretty torn about it.

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Related Topix: The Avengers, Iron Man, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment

Hispanic Business

JAKKS Pacific Reports Second Quarter Results for 2014

To listen to the live webcast, go to www.jakks.com/investors , and click on the earnings webcast link under Events and Presentations at least 10 minutes prior to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

16% of physicians report saving a patient's life in the last year due to news they read in medical literature a... )--Vivione Biosciences is proud to announce that it has received an Association of Analytical Communities certification for its E. coli O157 and Non O157 STEC diagn... Miracor Medical Systems startet europische Markteinfhrung seines ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mattel

Autoblog

Hot Wheels reveals life-size Darth Vader car at Comic-Con [w/video]

Let's face it; Darth Vader is a thousand times cooler than Luke Skywalker. The hero might get the girl, but in the case of Star Wars , it's his sister.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Autos

Customer Interaction Solutions

EOS imaging Reports Sharp 45% Increase in Revenues in the First Half of 2014

EOS imaging , the pioneer in 2D/3D medical orthopedic imaging, today announced its consolidated half-year revenues for the period ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Eos International

Ohio Newspaper Association

AP's robot-written stories have arrived

From The Poynter InstituteAP earnings-report stories written with automation technology have begun to appear.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Hasbro, Honeywell International, Aerospace-Defense

BroadwayWorld.com

New Movie ft. American Girl of the Year Isabelle Palmer Now on Blu-ray/DVD & Digital HD

On July 22, American Girl's 2014 Girl of the Year Isabelle Palmer dances her way into the hearts of girls everywhere in a new feature-length movie from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

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Related Topix: Hannah Montana: The Movie, Melora Hardin, Mattel

ComingSoon.net

Daredevil Showrunner Describes 'Gritty, 1970s New York Feel'

The El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, California was host tonight to the premiere of Marvel Studios' latest adventure, James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy .

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Related Topix: Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Enterpries, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Motley Fool

Stock Market Today: Why Halliburton and Hasbro Are on the Move

Last Wednesday the Dow notched its 15th record close of 2014, and it's sitting just 0.2% below that high-water mark.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Halliburton, Energy, Oil & Gas, Financial Markets

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Hasbro Isn't Playing Around: Why Jakk and Mattel Could Surprise

Hasbro is one of three toy companies that I like to trade when the fundamentals set up properly.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Mattel, Marketing

The Washington Post

U.S. Stocks Decline Amid Earnings, Threats of Deeper Sanctions

U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest Standard & Poor's 500 Index rally since April, as concern that tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions kept investors on the sidelines before major companies report earnings.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Hasbro, Allergan, Biotech, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East

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