Stock Markets Finish Mixed as Mattel Wins, Virgin Galactic Falls

Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool
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Stock Markets Finish Mixed as Mattel Wins, Virgin Galactic Falls
Stock Markets Finish Mixed as Mattel Wins, Virgin Galactic Falls

Friday was a fitting end to the week for the stock market, as Wall Street continued to balance worries against hopes. Earnings season continued to head toward its peak this week, and among the latest to reveal their results, toymaker Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) fared extremely well. The same couldn't be said for Virgin Galactic Holdings (NYSE: SPCE), which lost altitude as a key Wall Street player lost some confidence in the space tourism upstart.