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Nov 6- Shares of Barracuda Networks Inc, a data storage and security company, rose as much as 31 percent in their trading debut, valuing the company at about $1.18 billion. Barracuda's shares opened at $22.20 and touched a high of $23.61 on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.
Nov 6- Ralph Lauren Corp on Wednesday raised the low end of its full-year sales forecast on the expectation of strong gains during the holiday quarter, and the designer clothing company increased its dividend. Shares of Ralph Lauren rose 2.2 percent to $175 in premarket trading.
DETROIT, Nov 5- Tesla Motors Inc shares tumbled on Tuesday after the electric car maker issued a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter outlook that overshadowed a third-quarter profit that slightly topped Wall Street estimates.
Nov 5- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that beat analyst expectations and again raised its forecast for its high-flying Eylea eye drug, sending its shares up by more than 7 percent.
Nov 5- Online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide Inc posted quarterly earnings that trailed forecasts as costs rose and said it expects revenue from its airline ticketing business to decline in the fourth-quarter. Orbitz shares, which have tripled this year, fell as much as 23 percent in morning trading on Tuesday.
*BMW hits autos, insurers knocked by RSA outlook. Autos were led lower by BMW, which dropped 2.9 percent after the German carmaker said quarterly profit at its auto unit fell more than expected, hurt in part by price discounts in core European markets.
*BMW hits autos, insurers knocked by RSA outlook. Autos were led lower by BMW, which dropped 2.6 percent after the German carmaker said quarterly profit at its auto unit fell more than expected, hurt in part by price discounts in core European markets.
Nov 5- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc said its sole drug in development, Zerenex, proved to be effective in treating patients with chronic kidney disease who were not on dialysis. Keryx shares jumped 20 percent after the company said Zerenex met the main goal of a mid-stage trial.
Nov 5- T-Mobile US Inc, the No. 4 U.S. mobile provider, reported third-quarter subscriber growth well ahead of expectations on Tuesday, and showed it was putting pressure on market leaders Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc..
Nov 5- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc said its kidney drug met the main goals of a mid-stage study in patients with chronic kidney disease who were not on dialysis. Shares of the company rose about 16 percent to $12.84 in premarket trading.
PARIS, Nov 5- European shares set new five-year highs on Tuesday before dipping after mixed results from blue chips, with uncertainty in the run-up to an ECB policy meeting also keeping investor enthusiasm in check.
*BlackBerry shares fall after company abandons sale, replaces CEO. NEW YORK, Nov 4- U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday in light trading volume as investors were reluctant to make big bets with S&P 500 index just below the all-time closing high.
*BlackBerry abandons sale plans, to replace CEO. Still, U.S.-listed shares of Blackberry tumbled 21.1 percent to $6.13 in premarket trade after the smartphone maker said it was abandoning a plan to sell itself and instead, would replace its chief executive officer.
HONG KONG, Nov 4- China shares made a sluggish start to the week, with the property sector a key underperformer on media reports one city is increasing minimum downpayments on second home purchases in a bid to stem price rises.
*Markets quiet with Japan on holiday. SYDNEY, Nov 4- Asian stocks eased on Monday in sluggish trade as investors chose discretion over valour ahead of central bank meetings in Europe and the always-critical U.S. payrolls report. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was just a shade softer at 478.58.
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Fairfax Financial is struggling to raise financing several large lenders turned down its requests, Reuters reported Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1- Morningstar on Friday joined three other brokerages in setting price targets for Twitter Inc well above its IPO price range, suggesting the stock has room to rise at least 30 percent. Last month, Pivotal Research had set its price target for the social media micro-messaging company at $29 a share, SunTrust at $50 and Topeka Capital at $54.
Nov 1- J.C. Penney Co Inc shares rose as much as 10.8 percent on Friday after Wall Street firm ITG Investment Research lifted its sales forecast for the department store chain, citing "improving sales trends" in five of the last seven weeks. Penney shares were up 8.7 percent at $8.15 in afternoon trading and rose as high as $8.31.
Nov 1- CBOE Holdings Inc, which operates the biggest U.S. stock-options market, posted a higher quarterly profit Friday on increased trading of exclusively listed contracts, and its CEO forecast "more to come" as volatility rises to historical norms. CBOE's expenses were lower than many analysts expected, and the company's shares rose in morning trading.