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*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm being investigated. *Qualcomm would be big gainer through royalties. Nov 26- China's anti-trust investigation into Qualcomm, the world's biggest smartphone chip maker, is likely tied to the impending $16 billion rollout of commercial fourth-generation services by China's big telecoms carriers.
*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm investigated. Nov 25- Qualcomm Inc said on Monday it faces an antitrust probe in China, sending its shares lower as investors worried the investigation could hurt the chipmaker's business in the fast-growing smartphone market.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar and semiconductor companies tumbled after they reported earnings, ending the S&P 500' s four-session streak of record high finishes.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of Caterpillar and a group of chipmakers tumbled after they reported earnings, putting the S&P 500 on course to snap a four-session streak of record highs.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a four-day streak of record highs, as shares of Caterpillar and a number of chipmakers tumbled in the wake of their results.
*Caterpillar falls after results, Boeing up. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after four straight days of record highs on the S&P 500, amid concern over tightening financial conditions in China and weakness in European banks.
*Caterpillar falls after results, Boeing up. Two key Dow components highlighted a mixed earnings picture on Wall Street, with Caterpillar shares down 4.5 percent after cutting its full-year earnings forecast, and Boeing up 2.8 percent after raising its outlook for the year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 22- A host of U.S. chipmakers gave quarterly revenue forecasts that disappointed Wall Street and hurt their shares on Tuesday, including Broadcom Corp, which said it would lay off over a thousand workers as it struggles with slow demand for its cellphone chips.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
*Netflix shares extend gains on strong earnings, more subscribers. NEW YORK, Oct 22- U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected job creation last month raised expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue to stimulate the economy at the current pace into 2014..
U.S. stock index futures tread water on Tuesday, ahead of the publication of the government's delayed non-farm payrolls data for September.
*Netflix shares extend gains on strong earnings, more subscribers. NEW YORK, Oct 22- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday amid caution before the government's September payrolls report, which was delayed by the government shutdown.
*Netflix shares rally premarket a day after earnings. *Netflix shares rose 11.3 percent in premarket trading a day after it said it added 1.3 million U.S. streaming customers in September. Netflix's third quarter net income reached $32 million, up from $8 million a year earlier.
Corporate America's third quarter report card is not great, but it's good enough to keep stocks moving higher.
NEW YORK, Oct 14- Emulex Corp has held talks with a few private equity firms, including Francisco Partners LP, Thoma Bravo LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners LP about selling itself, but a deal remains uncertain for the struggling chip maker, according to several people familiar with the matter.
Users may find something lacking in the new iPhone compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.
Sept 20- Thousands of iPhone enthusiasts queued up at Apple Inc stores around the world on Friday as two new models of the smartphone went on sale, but Apple's shares ended slightly lower as investors wait for initial sales figures, due as early as next week.
As many as 6.5 million units could sell during the weekend, one analyst said, but others wonder whether the phones can compete with Google's Android.
Sept 20- Shares in Apple Inc and key chip suppliers for its new iPhones rose on Friday, as the first day of sales at Apple stores drew long queues and an analyst said the first weekend would likely top the initial sales figures of last year's model.
Following are some of the key components for the iPhone 5S and their makers that have been identified so far.