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May 8- Data analytics company Teradata Corp warned that second-quarter revenue would fall and said it expected its full-year revenue and adjusted profit would come in at the lower end of its forecast.
May 8- Cablevision Systems Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as more advertising and higher cable subscription rates offset the impact of a fall in the number of video customers, sending its shares up as much as 7 percent.
May 8- Cheetah Mobile Inc's shares rose about 13 percent in their market debut, valuing the Chinese security software maker at about $2.2 billion, after its initial public offering was priced near the top end of the expected range. Cheetah's shares opened at $15.25 and touched a high of $15.89 in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
May 8- Travel website owner Priceline Group Inc forecast second-quarter results below market estimates, saying a decline in its "name-your-own-price" business is hurting revenue growth. Shares of the company, which owns travel websites Priceline.com, Booking.com and Kayak.com, fell about 4 percent before the bell.
May 8- China's JA Solar Holdings Co Ltd posted a first-quarter profit, compared with a year-earlier loss, driven by higher demand for its panels in Japan and Europe. JA Solar's shares rose 6 percent in premarket trading. JA Solar had forecast shipments of 610 MW for the first quarter.
BEIJING, May 8- Hong Kong shares rose on Wednesday, though gains in heavyweight telecom stocks were offset by selling of casino counters after China initiated a probe into illegal payments in Macau. China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd and China Mobile Ltd were up 3.1 percent and 3.4 percent respectively.
BEIJING, May 8- Shanghai shares edged up on Thursday as investors hoped that authorities will unveil stimulus measures to keep the pace of economic growth from slowing. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings slipped 0.1 percent.
*Putin calls for pro- Moscow separatists to postpone secession vote. Risk assets were also underpinned by signs of easing tensions in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro- Moscow separatists to postpone a secession vote.
*Putin calls for pro- Moscow separatists to postpone a secession vote. Federal Reserve chief and signs of easing tensions in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro- Moscow separatists to postpone a succession vote.
DETROIT, May 7- Tesla Motors Inc, led by billionaire Elon Musk, on Wednesday offered an outlook for the second quarter that disappointed some investors, sending shares down 7 percent in after-hours trading. The Palo Alto, California- based company reported a first-quarter net loss of almost $50 million, compared with last year's first-ever quarterly profit.
Ford says it will buy back up to about 116 million shares of company stock worth about $1.8 billion.
May 7- SolarCity Corp, the largest residential solar panel installer in the United States, raised its full-year forecast for installations after reporting a smaller first-quarter loss. SolarCity's shares rose as much as 9 percent after the bell.
DirecTV is working with advisers including Goldman Sachs to weigh a possible merger with AT&T, according to Dow Jones, which cited sources.
DETROIT, May 7- Tesla Motors Inc, led by billionaire Elon Musk, on Wednesday said plans for its new lithium-ion battery plant were on track but its outlook for the second quarter disappointed some investors, sending shares down more than 6 percent in after-hours trading.
May 7- King Digital Entertainment Plc's stock plummeted about 15 percent on Wednesday as signs that the company may be losing steam overshadowed better-than-expected quarterly results from the maker of hit mobile game "Candy Crush Saga." King's shares dropped to $15.90 in afternoon trading.
May 7- Higher gas prices helped Chesapeake Energy Corp beat expectations with a big jump in quarterly profit Wednesday and the company hiked its production forecast for the year, sending its shares up more than 2 percent in midday trading.
*Hydrogenics shares down as much as 15 pct. May 7- Canadian fuel cell maker Hydrogenics Corp's quarterly net loss tripled as costs jumped and customers delayed taking deliveries, driving the company's shares down as much as 15 percent. Hydrogenics' results also weighed on the shares of rival fuel cell makers Ballard Power Systems Inc and Fuel Cell Energy Inc..
May 7- King Digital Entertainment Plc's stock plummeted about 10.5 percent on Wednesday, even as the maker of the popular mobile game "Candy Crush Saga" reported better-than-expected first-quarter results. The stock has not touched its IPO price of $22.50 since King went public on March 26.
May 7- AOL Inc reported a rise in first-quarter revenue on Wednesday, boosted by a surge in advertising sales through its automated electronic exchange, but profit fell. Shares of AOL dropped 12 percent to $38.62 as the company reported adjusted earnings per share of 34 cents.
BEIJING, May 7- Hong Kong shares finished down on Wednesday, as concerns about valuations of property and tech stocks hurt investor confidence after a U.S. tech sell-off. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong was down 0.9 percent.