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  • Feb 10- Barnes& Noble Inc shares rose by as much as 9.6 percent on Monday after news that the bookseller cut jobs from its team of hardware engineers working on its money-losing Nook digital books and e-reader business.

  • *North Sea oil loadings to dip in March. NEW YORK, Feb 10- Brent oil fell by nearly $1 per barrel in mid-afternoon trading on Monday, pressured by sinking heating oil prices as the market looked toward the end of a long and frigid winter and as supplies increased from Libya and the North Sea.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Global equity markets and the dollar traded little changed on Monday as investors awaited the first congressional testimony this week of the Federal Reserve's new chair after last week's weak January labor market report left investors skittish.

  • *Investors shrug off disappointing jobs report, citing weather impact. NEW YORK, Feb 7- Global equity markets surged on Friday as investors set aside any fear of economic softness in a weak U.S. jobs report, but bond yields and the dollar fell as the data showed employers hired far fewer workers than expected in January.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rallies to snap three-week skid Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    *Apple leads market higher on buyback boost. *Online travel agencies' shares fly after Expedia results. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks jumped on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its first weekly gain in four as the impact of a weak reading on the labor market was dulled by harsh weather conditions and traders focused on expectations of further economic strength.

  • *Apple leads market higher on buyback boost. *Online travel agencies' shares jump after Expedia results. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, setting the S&P 500 on track for its first weekly gain in four as a weak reading on the labor market was partly blamed on the weather and traders focused on expectations of further economic strength.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- Global equity markets rallied on Friday as investors pegged a poor U.S. jobs report on bad weather, but bond yields and the dollar fell as the data showed employers hired far fewer workers than expected in January, suggesting economic softness.

  • *January payrolls disappoint, December revised up slightly. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks edged up on Friday as a weak reading on the labor market was partly blamed on the weather and initial disappointment was replaced with expectations of further economic strength.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Friday even as data showed U.S. employers hired fewer workers than expected in January and job gains for December were barely revised up. Nonfarm payrolls rose 113,000, the Labor Department said, on an expectation of a 185,000 gain.

  • A combination of profit-taking, concerns about growth in emerging markets and the Federal Reserve's decision to keep trimming its monthly bond-buying stimulus has sent the benchmark S&P 500 down 4 percent since the end of 2013. As a result, only one out of the 1,781 large-cap growth funds tracked by Morningstar has a positive return for the year through Feb. 5, and that one- the tiny $10.2 million Upright Growth Fund- is up just 1.1 percent.

  • Feb 6- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, a major supplier of components to Boeing Co and Airbus, reported a loss for the fourth quarter on charges tied mainly to the Boeing 787 program, sending its shares about 22 percent lower.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rises on labor market data, earnings Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    *Green Mountain surges on deal with Coca-Cola. NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after a drop in applications for unemployment insurance boosted confidence in the economy, and as Disney's results overshot expectations.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rises after claims data, Disney boost Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after a better-than-expected report on weekly initial jobless claims boosted confidence in the economy and Disney rose after its quarterly results. Walt Disney Co shares climbed 5.4 percent to $75.61 to lead both the Dow and S&P 500 higher after the media company's quarterly profit topped Wall Street expectations.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Feb 6- The euro rose against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank gave no sign of an imminent interest rate cut while better-than-expected U.S. unemployment data helped lift major world stock prices.

  • Shutterfly forecast current-quarter adjusted loss of 86- 92 cents per share, way above the 42 cents loss analysts on average were expecting, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Shutterfly gets most of its revenue from selling photo books, greeting cards and stationery from users' photos and competes with Hewlett-Packard's Snapfish and Facebook Inc..

  • *Gilead Sciences shares weigh the most on S&P 500. NEW YORK, Feb 5- U.S. stocks slipped on Wednesday as technical support offset the latest batch of mixed data, which failed to lift sentiment after a string of soft economic indicators earlier in the week.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St closes lower, but bounces off support Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    *Gilead Sciences shares weigh the most on S&P 500. NEW YORK, Feb 5- U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as technical support offset the latest batch of mixed data, which failed to lift sentiment after a string of soft economic indicators earlier in the week.

  • Feb 5- Shares of Continental Building Products Inc, controlled by private equity firm Lone Star Funds, rose as much as 13 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $694 million. The company raised $165.2 million after its initial public offering of 11.8 million shares was priced at $14 per share, significantly below its expected range of $16- $18.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- The yen rose on Wednesday towards recent two-month highs against the dollar and euro as stock markets struggled on nagging worries about emerging markets and global economic growth, forcing investors to seek safe-haven currencies.

  • UPDATE 2-Cognizant sees revenue below Street, shares fall Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    *Expects 2014 revenue of at least $10.3 bln vs est $10.38 bln. Feb 5- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp forecast 2014 revenue below analysts' expectations, raising concerns that the IT services provider's scorching growth may be cooling off.