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Tech Yeah focuses on reports of Apple and China Mobile reaching a deal.
*Apple climbs after China Mobile says iPhone talks continue. *J.C. Penney falls on Morgan Stanley note. NEW YORK, Dec 5- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping for a fifth straight session after a round of mixed economic data left traders guessing as to when the Federal Reserve would begin to slow its stimulus program.
*Apple hits 52- week high after China Mobile comments. *J.C. Penney falls on Morgan Stanley note. NEW YORK, Dec 5- U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday after a round of mixed economic data left traders guessing how soon the Federal Reserve would begin to wind down an asset-purchase program that has helped equities rally.
Has Carl Icahn put Apple CEO Tim Cook in a box in regards to the buyback? Brian Marshall of ISI Group shares his opinions.
Apple is trading at its highest level since last December on reports a deal has been completed with China Mobile. Brian Marshall of ISI Group, says there may be a relief rally for the stock if the partnership happens.
Alex Gauna, JMP Securities senior research analyst, discusses Apple's expectations amid rumors of a China Mobile deal. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.
*China Mobile signs deal with Apple- report. *Dollar General leads S&P 500 after earnings, sales results. "The big top line number probably will be looked at very carefully and probably not create as big a market reaction as one would expect from the size of the adjustment," said Fred Dickson, chief market strategist at D.A. Davidson& Co. Lake Oswego, Oreogon.
Brian White, Cantor Fitzgerald managing director discusses the China Mobile - Apple deal and Carl Icahn's impact on the stock.
*China Mobile signs deal with Apple- report. NEW YORK, Dec 5- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Thursday, as investors ruminated over whether healthy data on the labor market and economic growth may prompt the Federal Reserve to accelerate its timetable to wind down its monetary stimulus.
*China Mobile says still in negotiations with Apple on iPhones. HONG KONG, Dec 5- China Mobile Ltd, the country's largest mobile operator, said it is still negotiating with Apple Inc to offer iPhones on its network, commenting on a media report saying that a long-awaited agreement had been reached.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss investor Carl Icahn's buyback proposal for Apple. David Faber says Apple needs stock to go up to be a competitive employer.
Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
*China Mobile signs deal with Apple- report. NEW YORK, Dec 5- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, ahead of data on the labor market and economic growth that may help investors assess whether the Federal Reserve may accelerate its timetable to wind down its monetary stimulus.
Indian shares outperformed on Thursday while the rest of region declined on uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve may taper its stimulus program.
*China Mobile outshines rivals after reported Apple iPhone deal. HONG KONG, Dec 5- China shares slipped from multi-week highs early on Thursday led by telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp as investors took profits after Beijing issued long-awaited 4 G licenses to China's three biggest mobile operators.
Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, describes what impact the long-awaited Apple distribution deal could have on China Mobile's revenues.
HONG KONG, Dec 5- China Mobile Ltd, the country's largest mobile operator, has signed a long-awaited deal with Apple Inc to offer iPhones on its network, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter.
China has opened up its mobile broadband market after granting 4G licences to the country's three main telecom companies. The FT reports.