It's that time of year again - when millions of people are glued to their TV screens watching the legendary Macy's (M) Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who doesn't love to watch Hello Kitty, Charlie Brown and Spongebob? TheStreet explored the stock performances of a few well-known companies that will have balloons hitting the streets of New York City at the parade, including Ronald McDonald (related to McDonald's (MCD) ), Thomas the Tank Engine (part of Mattel (MAT) ), Spongebob Squarepants (a division of Viacom (VIAB) ) and the Pillsbury Doughboy (from General Mills (GIS) ). TheStreet's Scott Gamm reports from Wall Street.
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