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5 Stocks to Watch This Week

With news coming from Disney, Tesla and more, there will be plenty of to move the market this week. Let's go over some of the items likely to get the attention of Wall Street.

Wall Street Watch: Activision Blizzard Earnings Get Bonus Points

Activision Blizzard,the company behind the "Call of Duty," "Skylanders," and "World of Warcraft" video game franchises posted better than expected results after Wednesday's market close. Adjusted earnings more than doubled to $0.15 a share as revenue rose nearly 20% to $751 million.

3 Ways the Video Game Business Could Bounce Back

Folks aren't buying video games the way they used to -- and that's a problem for the industry. But if the big players are willing to consider some outrageous strategies, they can buy themselves some bonus lives.

What to Watch This Week: The Games Are Afoot

Let's go over some items that will help shape the week ahead for Wall Street: The Hunger Games will give theaters a much needed boost; FuelBand may do the same for Nike; video game sellers hunger for hits; and Tiffany and Oracle will give us clues about the recovery.

The 11 Brands With the Most Loyal Customers

Brand loyalty: It's why we buy a lot of what we buy, and any company that sells anything is striving to induce that feeling in its potential customers. Last week, research consultancy Brand Keys revealed which American companies do it best.

5 Reasons You're Not Buying Video Games Anymore

The latest news on the video game front isn't pretty. Media tracker NPD Group's data reveals that industry sales plunged 21% last month. It's clear that the industry is undergoing a radical shift, but for investors, the more important issue is why.

What to Make of 'Modern Warfare 3's' Record Sales

At a time when the music industry is Auto-Tuning its own eulogy and Hollywood has all but given up on DVDs, 1.5 million people lined up at midnight events to score copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, proving that even in an era when more of us want our entertainment for free, some things are still considered worth their price.

Analysts: Santa's Bag Will Be Filled With Bargains

Consumers can expect a holiday shopping season heavy on promotional offers as stores offer sweet bargains on all manner of products amid a still-sluggish economy -- good news for buyers of tablet computers, smartphones and video games, all predicted to be big gift items this year.

Activision Seeks $400 Million from Rival Electronic Arts

Activision Blizzard Inc, maker of the "Call of Duty" videogames, is seeking $400 million damages from Electronic Arts (ERTS). Activision sought to add Electronic Arts as a defendant in a case against two former employees who developed the hit "Call of Duty" franchise, Reuters reported.

Top-Selling Video Games of All Time

November delivered some welcome news for the gaming industry, with sales of consoles and games surging 8%. And Activision has plenty of reasons to smile as strong sales of Black Ops, the latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise -- logged a position on the list of best-selling video games of all time.

New 'Call of Duty' Breaks First-Day Gaming Sales Record

Videogame publisher Activision Blizzard said its "Call of Duty: Black Ops" set a new first-day videogame sales record, generating about $360 million in U.S. and U.K. sales within the first 24 hours of its release Tuesday.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' Hits Stores Worldwide

The new edition of the Call of Duty video game hits stores today. Call of Duty: Black Ops went on sale at midnight in thousands of locations as fans rushed to get their hands on new edition, which includes an option to play the violent game in 3D.