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  • *E* Trade and Netflix weigh on the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. NEW YORK, April 4- The Nasdaq tumbled more than 2 percent on Friday, led by another selloff in momentum stocks like Netflix and TripAdvisor, as investors ignored relatively strong March jobs data. Biogen Idec Inc fell 3.6 percent to $291.

  • *Mylan up on report of Meda AB buy. *Boeing considers Mercury Systems acquisition. Biogen Idec Inc fell 4.3 percent to $288.98.

  • Intuitive Surgical fell 5 percent to $513.42 while Alexion Pharmaceuticals slid 4 percent to $145.37. TripAdvisor Inc sank 5 percent to $86.75 and Netflix Inc shed 3.8 percent to trade at $341.39.

  • *Wall St touches fresh record high after U.S. payrolls. *Brent rises from 5- month low to above $106. NEW YORK, April 4- Steady U.S. jobs growth pushed stocks on Wall Street to fresh highs and kept European equities on track for a ninth day of gains Friday, while damping the dollar's strength on the outlook that the Federal Reserve will continue to wind down stimulus.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.7 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.9 pct. *Lafarge, Holcim surge on report of merger talks.

  • April 4- Shares of GrubHub Inc, the biggest U.S online food-delivery service, rose as much as 57 percent in its market debut as investors scrambled for a piece of the fast-growing consumer internet company. GrubHub's shares opened at $40 and touched a high of $40.80 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, valuing the company at about $3.20 billion.

  • GrubHub shares jump in debut Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    April 4- Shares of online food delivery company GrubHub Inc rose as much as 57 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $3.20 billion. The Chicago- based company's initial public offering raised about $193 million after its upsized offering was priced at $26 per share, above its expected range.

  • Shares of TPG-backed IMS Health rise in debut Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    IMS Health's IPO raised about $1.30 billion after the offering was priced at $20 per share, above the midpoint of its expected price range of $18- $21 per share. IMS Health's shares opened at $22.18 and touched a high of $22.75 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley were lead underwriters to the offering.

  • *Anadarko Petroleum settles pollution clean-up claims; stock soars. NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday, as investors turned cautious ahead of Friday's monthly jobs report, while a drop in biotech and momentum shares dragged the Nasdaq down nearly 1 percent.

  • *Brent bounces back from 5- month low on doubts on Libya. NEW YORK, April 3- The euro fell on Thursday after the European Central Bank pledged to use unconventional measures if needed to battle low inflation, and a global gauge of stocks dipped after touching a six-year high.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Longer-dated U.S. The Labor Department said initial claims for unemployment benefits increased 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 326,000 in the week ended March 29, exceeding economists' expectations of a rise to 317,000..

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro slips on ECB comments, stocks fall Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 3- The euro fell on Thursday after the European Central Bank pledged to use unconventional measures if needed to battle low inflation, and a global gauge of stocks dipped after touching a six-year high.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday afternoon, led by a sharp drop in biotech and momentum stocks, including Facebook, Tesla and Netflix.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- The euro slipped on Thursday after the European Central Bank pledged to use unconventional measures if needed to battle low inflation, and a global gauge of stocks dipped after touching a six-year high.

  • *Shares open at $9.86, above IPO price of $9. April 3- Shares of Tarena International Inc, a provider of IT education in China, rose as much as 18 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $540 million, underscoring the renewed interest in Chinese stocks among U.S. investors.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Global equity markets traded slightly lower on Thursday as a larger-than-expected rise in U.S. jobless claims kept investors on edge a day ahead of the government's monthly labor market report, while the dollar rose against the euro after the European Central Bank pledged action if needed to battle low inflation.

  • The Labor Department said initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 326,000 in the week ended March 29, exceeding economists' expectations of a rise to 317,000..

  • *MannKind shares soar as diabetes drug gets FDA backing. NEW YORK, April 2- The S&P 500 closed at another record high on Wednesday as signs of steady private-sector hiring suggested that the economy was slowly building momentum after a winter-related pullback.

  • *China gold at premium to London, first time since early March. NEW YORK, April 2- Gold rose about 1 percent on Wednesday, its largest gain in three weeks, on bargain hunting in the precious metal after two straight days of losses, traders said. Gold futures' most-active contract, June, settled up 0.8 percent, or $10.80, at $1,290.80 an ounce.

  • NEW YORK, April 2- U.S. The fact that the data did not disappoint pushed yields higher on the day, said Lou Brien, market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago. In a separate report, Commerce Department data showed new orders for manufactured goods jumped 1.6 percent in February, the biggest rise since September.