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  • *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on update. Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp both reported first-quarter earnings that beat expectations, and United Tech raised the low end of its full-year profit outlook. Shares of Travelers rose 0.2 percent to $86.58 while United Tech was up 1.2 percent at $119.69.

  • *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on update. Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp both reported first-quarter earnings that beat expectations, and United Tech raised the low end of its full-year profit outlook. Shares of Travelers rose 0.7 percent to $87.04 while United Tech was up 1 percent at $119.49.

  • April 22- Xerox Corp cut its full-year earnings forecast as growth stalled in its services business and margins contracted due to higher investment on U.S. health insurance exchange platforms, sending its shares down about 5 percent in premarket trading.

  • April 22- Harley-Davidson Inc posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, lifted by strong sales growth outside its core North American market, and its shares rose more than 7 percent.

  • BEIJING, April 22- Hong Kong shares edged lower on Tuesday, dragged down by losses in China Resources Power after Chinese authorities said they were probing the head of its parent group for corruption. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong ended down 0.5 percent.

  • BEIJING, April 21- China shares drifted lower on Monday, hit by concerns about a potential share oversupply after the securities regulator released draft prospectuses for 28 new companies planning to list. Shares in TBEA Co Ltd climbed 2.9 percent, while Henan Pinggao Electric Co Ltd gained 1.1 percent, and China XD Electric Co Ltd rose 1.3 percent.

  • BEIJING, April 18- China shares closed nearly flat on Friday, with property stocks limiting the market's momentum after data showed Chinese home price rises had slowed further in March. China Fortune Land Co Ltd fell 3.5 percent and Ningbo Fuda Co Ltd dropped 2.4 percent.

  • *Great Wall Motor tumbles on slowing earnings. China Fortune Land Co Ltd fell 2.6 percent, Shanghai Jinqiao Export Processing Zone Development Co Ltd shed 2.2 percent and Ningbo Fuda Co Ltd dropped 2.4 percent. The Hong Kong stock exchange is closed for Good Friday on April 18 and Easter Monday on April 21.

  • UPDATE 1-Virtu IPO timing not set in stone -source Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    April 17- High-speed trading firm Virtu Financial Inc has not set a date to go to market with its initial public offering at this time, according to a person familiar with the matter. Shares of KCG Holdings, a firm that engages in electronic market making practices similar to Virtu, are down 16.7 percent since the beginning of April.

  • April 17- Shares of Weibo Corp, the owner of a Chinese Twitter-like messaging service, rose as much as 14.6 percent in their U.S. debut, overcoming worries about the outlook for tech sector and concerns that censorship in China was affecting its user growth. That would make it the biggest internet company IPO since Facebook Inc's $16 billion IPO in 2012..

  • Weibo shares jump in market debut Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    April 17- Shares of Weibo Corp, the owner of a Chinese Twitter-like messaging service, rose more than 11 percent in their U.S. debut, overcoming worries about the outlook for tech sector and concerns that censorship in China was affecting its user growth.

  • UPDATE 1-Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise in debut Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    April 17- Shares of Sabre Corp, the airline ticketing technology provider that also owns online travel agency Travelocity, rose as much as 7 percent in their market debut after the company sold fewer shares than expected in its initial public offering and priced them below the targeted range.

  • European shares up on encouraging U.S. company results Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    LONDON, April 17- European equities rose in late trading on Thursday after losing ground earlier in the session, with upbeat results from major U.S. companies like Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and General Electric improving sentiment.

  • April 17- Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported its first quarterly net loss in nearly five years due to a double-digit fall in sales of its iconic Barbie dolls, sending the company's shares down as much as 3 percent in early trading.

  • April 17- General Electric Co posted a 12 percent rise in overall industrial profits on Thursday, as strength in its businesses selling gas turbines, jet engines and oil industry equipment offset weakness in healthcare and transportation.

  • Barnes & Noble chairman cuts stake in company again Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    April 17- Barnes& Noble Inc Chairman Leonard Riggio, the bookseller's founder and largest shareholder, cut his stake in the company to 20 percent by selling shares worth about $64 million. Barnes& Noble's shares fell as much as 10 percent to $16.80 in early trading on Thursday.

  • April 17- General Electric Co posted a 12 percent rise in overall industrial profits on Thursday, as strength in its businesses selling gas turbines, jet engines and oil industry equipment offset weakness in healthcare and transportation.

  • BEIJING, April 17- China shares closed down on Thursday, pulled lower by weak real estate shares as investors braced themselves ahead of housing data expected to show property price growth slowed in March. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings fell 0.4 percent.

  • April 16- International Business Machines Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as the company struggles with falling demand for its storage and server products. IBM shares fell about 4 percent to $189 in after-hours trade.

  • SHARES OF GOOGLE FALL 4.9 PCT IN AFTER-HOURS TRADING FOLLOWING RESULTS.