Dueling Fools

Dueling Fools

Duel Flashback:
Best Buy

November 24, 1999

The holidays are here and Hasbro (NYSE: HAS) appears to be high on the Pokemon shopping list with its plush Pikachu and Wizards of the Coast trading cards. Six months ago the momentum was building for the company to strike it rich on its "Star Wars" licensing rights.

Our bull Louis Corrigan (TMF Seymor) thought so. Our Voting Fools thought so. Rick Munarriz (TMF Edible) thought not. As the toy sector fell out of favor on earnings shortfalls, so did Hasbro. Even the mighty psychic Mew couldn't save Hasbro as its shares have fallen 27% in that time.

Victory? Rick Munarriz. Congrats!

Revisit Is Hasbro a Has Been? (Dueling Fools) May 19, 1999

Dueling Fools Standings

Selena Maranjian (TMF Selena)       1-0
David Marino-Nachison (TMF Braden)  1-0
Chris Rugaber (TMF RFK)             7-3
Bill Barker (TMF Max)               6-3
Yi-Hsin Chang (TMF Puck)            5-3
Voting Fools                      38-20
Guest Duelists                    16-12
Jeff Fischer (TMF Jeff)             3-3
Warren Gump (TMF Gump)              2-2
Paul Larson (TMF Parlay)           9-12
Rick Munarriz (TMF Edible)         8-11
David Forrest (TMF Bogey)           2-5
Brian Graney (TMF Panic)            0-1
Matt Richey (TMF Verve)             0-1

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