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  • Toy Story: Hasbro vs. Mattel 

    Mattel is struggling. Why? A trip to a Toys R Us shows that its toys just aren't as fun and fresh as those made by archrival Hasbro.

  • Bling! Tiffany and Signet shine 

    Shares of Signet, owner of Jared, Kay and Zale, have outperformed Tiffany this year. But both stocks have done well thanks to strong sales in the U.S.

  • This company still makes vinyl 

    Despite its retro roots, records sales are growing. CNNMoney's Cristina Alesci heads to Brooklyn to visit one of sixteen record pressing plants in the United States.

  • Ferguson fallout: Cameras on cops? 

    Shares of a tiny company called Digital Ally soared in August after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson. The stock is up again in anticipation of a grand jury decision on whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson.

  • This is a tasty burger ... stock 

    Want an IPO with that? With burger chain Habit proving to be a big hit on Wall Street, could offerings from Shake Shack, Five Guys and other upscale burger joints be next?

  • Best Buy soars. Take that, Amazon! 

    Best Buy was having a lousy 2014. But it's no longer Amazon's showroom. Price matching and excitement about new Apple products have helped the company rebound.

  • Virgin America: GoPro of airlines? 

    Shares of Virgin America have skyrocketed since making their market debut. It's a good time for airline stocks ... and hot IPOs.

  • Apple moves closer to $1 trillion 

    Apple is the most valuable company in the world. Could the company get to $1 trillion in the next few years? Or will Google or Alibaba beat it to the 12 zero mark?

  • NFL could bring fortune to London 

    A London-based NFL team could be worth more than $100m a year to London, a report by global financial firm Deloitte has revealed. CNN's Alex Thomas reports.

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