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1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

MEGA Brands' shareholders approve arrangement with Mattel

The Arrangement resolution required the approval of at least two-thirds of the votes cast by Shareholders and a simple majority of the votes cast by Shareholders other than , in each case present in person or represented by proxy at the special meeting of Shareholders held today .

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Related Topix: Mattel

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Adding Deere, Tupperware, Mattel And American Capital Properties To Retirement Income Portfolio

This is Part 3 of a three-part article to describe changes in my Retirement Income Portfolio since 12/31/13.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial Machines, John Deere , Mattel, Personal Finance, Retirement, Household Products, Tupperware, Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Telecom, Main Street and Main, Restaurant Management

9 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Marvel Adds Even More 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comics

"Legendary Star Lord," "100th Anniversary Special" and "Galaxy's Most Wanted" join "Rocket Raccoon" and "Guardians of the Galaxy" on Marvel's publishing schedule this July.

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Related Topix: Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Enterpries

11 hrs ago | KXVO

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Sony Pictures Entertainment's Next Global Franchise to be Produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and written by Jenny Bicks /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation today announced a partnership on a live-action comedy featuring the beloved and dynamic icon Barbie.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Toy, Barbie

15 hrs ago | CTV

Lego-rival Mega Brands' shareholders approve takeover by Mattel

A total of 99.96 per cent of shareholders in Canada's only publicly traded toy maker endorsed the deal Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Fairfax Financial Holdings, Insurance

15 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Mega Brands shareholders approve $460-million Mattel takeover

A total of 99.96 per cent of shareholders in Canada's only publicly traded toy maker endorsed the deal Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Fairfax Financial Holdings, Insurance

19 hrs ago | Go Local

RI's Wolf School is Moving to a Higher Level

The Wolf School plays a unique role in educational options in Rhode Island -- and on Thursday April 24, the school celebrates its 15th Anniversary, its biggest fundraiser of the year, and a new Head of School.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island, East Providence, RI, Providence, RI, Hasbro

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The Underlying Risk Behind Taking A Small Game Studio Public

Kids aren't playing with toys anymore these days - they are playing with apps. In recent years sales of Barbie dolls and Matchbox cars have deteriorated.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Toy, Barbie, Mattel, Zynga

Seeking Alpha

2 Toy Stocks Present A Gift For Mature Investors

Hasbro shares rallied following the company's first quarter earnings release, which revealed a roughly $40 million increase in profit from 2013.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, JAKKS Pacific, Financial Markets, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

Lincoln Daily News

Hasbro rides My Little Pony to stronger profit

H asbro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on strong demand for toys such as My Little Pony, that have strong tie-ins with TV shows aimed at little girls.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Backflip Studios, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Mattel, Toy, Barbie

Minyanville

New Stock Coverage: Ruckus Wireless Ready to Make Some Noise

Ruckus Wireless has a canine as its logo and, for the past year, its shares have certainly been in the doghouse.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Financial Markets

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Matthias Stadelmeyer has been appointed acti... )--Flatirons Solutions acquires CORENA to advance global leadership in content lifecycle management solutions for aerospace, defense, and other organizations that rely... )--el distribuidor de componentes electrA3nicos a nivel mundial, lA der en la industria de selecciA3n, disponibilidad y entrega de ... (more)

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Related Topix: Eos International, TradeStation Group, Financial Services, Accounting, Software, Investment Services, World News, Russia,

Examiner.com

Vince Gill and Amy Grant: at The Kaleidoscope Ball

We like to write about our local singer/songwriter musicians who live in Nashville and two of our favorites are Vince Gill and his lovely wife, Amy Grant .

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Related Topix: Vince Gill, Country, Mattel, Beverly Hills, CA, Don Williams

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reuters

San Francisco man pleads guilty in Marvel insider trading case

A former associate at a California investment firm pleaded guilty to securities fraud Monday, admitting to illegally making $192,000 trading ahead of news Marvel Entertainment would be bought by Walt Disney Co, where his girlfriend was working.

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Related Topix: Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

AmericanBankingNews.com

Hasbro (HAS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS

Hasbro released its earnings data on Monday. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.04, American Banking & Market News reports.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Backflip Studios

AmericanBankingNews.com

JAKKS Pacific Sees Large Volume Increase Following Analyst Upgrade

Shares of JAKKS Pacific saw strong trading volume on Monday after B. Riley raised their price target on the stock from $8.25 to $11.00, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.

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Reuters

Us Stocks-Futures edge up as investors await earnings onslaught

U.S. stock index futures were very slightly higher on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep buying following a strong rally last week and ahead of a heavy week of corporate earnings releases.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Stanley, Hasbro, Banking, Suntrust Banks

National Public Radio

Hasbro Posts 1Q Profit, Sales Of Girls' Toys Rise

Hasbro returned to profitability in its first quarter, driven by sales of girls' toys such as My Little Pony and Nerf Rebelle.

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Related Topix: Pawtucket, RI, Mattel

Bellingham Herald

Hasbro posts 1Q profit, sales of girls' toys rise

The prior-year period was dragged down by restructuring charges. The Pawtucket, R.I. company earned $32.1 million, or 24 cents per share, for the period ended March 30. That compares with a loss of $6.7 million, or 5 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Pawtucket, RI, Mattel

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Hasbro posts 1Q profit, sales of girls' toys rise

The prior-year period was dragged down by restructuring charges. The Pawtucket, R.I. company earned $32.1 million, or 24 cents per share, for the period ended March 30. That compares with a loss of $6.7 million, or 5 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Pawtucket, RI

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