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Jim Cramer's Reaction to Hasbro Earnings, Jeff Bezos Blog Post and Bank Mergers

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It's finally Friday.

There's a lot to breakdown on Friday. Here's what Jim Cramer's got his eye on and why he thinks that cannabis may be set to cannibalize the beer industry. 

Into the Toy Box: Dissecting Hasbro's Earnings

Hasbro (HAS) - Get Free Report disappointed the Street when it posted earnings before the bell Friday, February 8.

Hasbro said adjusted earnings for the three months ending in December came in at $1.33 per share, down 42% from the same period last year and shy of the Street consensus of $1.67.

Real Money has wall to wall coverage of the toymaker as the featured Stock of the Day.

Related.A Tale of Two Toy Makers See who is winning post-Toys R' Us, Hasbro or Mattel (MAT) - Get Free Report ?

Related.Hasbro Is Set to Gap Lower - Retest of the Recent Lows?

What's Going on with Jeff Bezos?

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon (AMZN) - Get Free Report and owner of The Washington Post, on Thursday accused American Media CEO David Pecker, a close confidante of President Trump, of attempting to blackmail him by threatening to publish explicit selfies of Bezos in the National Enquirer.

Hear Cramer's insights.

Banking on the Bank Sector: BB&T's Merger With SunTrust

Cramer wrote about the merger in his Real Money column Friday.

"Thursday's stunning merger announcement between SunTrust (STI) - Get Free Report and BB&T (BBT) - Get Free Report was, I think, all about "disrupt to thrive," as BBT's CEO Kelly King said on its conference call. Sure they had a cultural fit. There are strategic similarities and tremendous economics to the deal. The efficiency ratio -- the expenses as a percentage of revenue -- will be an astounding 51%," wrote Cramer.

Read his column here.

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