On today's edition of MarketFoolery, the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:
- Optimus Prime and the rest of the Transformers saved Hasbro's
latest quarter by boosting revenue in the "Boys" category. So why are sales slipping in the "Girls" category? And which toy company do our analysts prefer in the long run, Hasbro or Mattel (NYSE: HAS) ? (NYSE: MAT)
- After reporting great earnings late last week, Google
unveiled News Badges. Will turning the act of reading a news article into a gaming experience help or hurt the search giant. (Nasdaq: GOOG)
- The latest (and final) Harry Potter film took in $475 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing opening weekend in movie history. So what does that mean to the bottom line of Time Warner
? Our analysts talk about the business of Potter and which film franchise they'd take to the proverbial desert island. (NYSE: TWX)
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