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NEW YORK, Nov 13- Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc said on its quarterly revenue rose less than expected due to weak demand in emerging markets, the United States and areas such as Southern Europe.
Cisco CEO John Chambers sees a lot of positives following Cisco's Q1 earnings, but sees challenges in the emerging markets. Chambers says Cisco is very well positioned in the cloud space and is the only server vendor that has a "really good" gross margin.
Erik Suppiger, JMP Securities, provides instant analysis to Cisco's Q1 earnings.
Cisco is reporting Q1 EPS of $0.53 ex-items on revenue of $12.09 billion vs. $12.34 billion estimated, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
With Cisco due to report earnings after the bell, Stuart Jeffrey, Nomura, and Grady Burkett, Morningstar, debate the strength of the stock.
Macy's Inc stock shot up 9.7 percent to $50.81, after earlier touching a 52- week high of $50.95, and driving the S&P Consumer Discretionary Sector Index up 1.1 percent.
CNBC's Josh Lipton looks into the compensation of Cisco CEO John Chambers, and examines whether his pay is worth the company's performance.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday as investors digested mixed signals from the Fed.
A whiff of Fed 'taper talk' and a 10-year note auction Wednesday should keep the stock market focused on interest rates.
*US Airways shares fall after antitrust settlement. *Dish Network's stock up on quarterly results. Driving the market "has been worries over the timing of the taper," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist with Prudential Financial, which is based in Newark, New Jersey.
U.S. stocks declined on Tuesday after a two-session rise, with Wall Street falling to session lows after being reminded that the Federal Reserve could reduce stimulus before the end of the year.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- Arista Networks, a maker of fast network switches that competes with much bigger rival Cisco Systems Inc, has selected banks to lead a proposed initial public offering for next year, according to people familiar with the matter.
The stock market could pull back as much as 5 percent if the Fed starts to taper in December, JPMorgan's Thomas Lee told CNBC. But he said to buy any dips.
Stocks ride a strong tailwind into the week ahead, but the Fed could remain a source of nervousness if interest rates continue to rise.
Does the jobs report suggest the economy is kicking back into gear? Find out in the week ahead.
NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Nov 8- BlackBerry Ltd's board does not believe a break-up of the Canadian smartphone maker is currently in its best interests, even though Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc and Lenovo Group Ltd, among others, have expressed interest in acquiring parts of the company, according to people familiar with the discussions.
The official "Squawk Box" blog looks at some deluxe apartments in the sky, the Twitter IPO, and one state's proposal to raise money via weed.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc, looking to protect its core business from new competition, has bought out the remainder of its majority-owned data center technology start-up, Insieme, in a deal that could cost up to $863 million.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stocks seesawed between modest gains and losses on Tuesday following two days of gains on Wall Street as investors weighed the implications of strong economic data for the path of monetary policy over the next several months.