U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index halting a four-day winning streak, after the Federal Reserve fueled bets it will begin to cut stimulus even as it maintained the pace of monthly bond buying as expected.
U.S. stocks fell, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose to a third straight record, as investors assessed economic data and earnings before the Federal Reserve’s decision on whether to cut monetary stimulus.
Sean McGowan, toy industry analyst at Needham & Co. Inc., discusses "The Toy Insider's Hot 20" and growth for Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. McGowan talked with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock" on September 25th. Matt Townsend, Bloomberg News consumer reporter, also took part in the discussion.
Zynga Inc.’s new chief executive officer, Don Mattrick, takes over the struggling social-gaming pioneer amid one of its biggest challenges yet: losing the No. 1 spot on Facebook Inc. to upstart King.com.
Brad Kriser has been known to down a dog biscuit or two. Kriser, the founder of an upscale pet-food chain that’s opening stores in major U.S. cities, sees his pets as family, and sampling their diet is what good parents do.