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*Shares of Qualcomm, Synaptics rise as sales to China grow. *China market big enough to support latecomers- analysts.
SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, Nov 15- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said Friday that its clearing service for energy and other swaps was "the victim of a cyber intrusion" in July, sparking a federal criminal investigation.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- BlackRock Inc, a money manager that has long worked with the largest U.S. financial institutions, is now turning to the country's smaller banks, where it sees a promising market for exchange-traded corporate bond funds.
Municipal bonds issued for bankrupt American Airlines that once traded for less than 20 cents on the dollar have taken flight over the past year, scoring big-ticket gains for a handful of U.S. municipal bond fund managers.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- Fund manager Jonathan Ingram doesn't hew to the same rules that other stock pickers follow. He doesn't build intricate spreadsheets that model company value.
LONDON, Nov 11- Cardiologists and shareholders in GlaxoSmithKline are about to learn if a big gamble on a new kind of heart medicine has paid off, with modest expectations creating a potentially big share price boost if the news is good.
NEW YORK, Nov 8- California- based American Homes 4 Rent announced on Friday that it will be issuing its inaugural single-family rental securitization within the next 90 days. American Homes is likely to structure the deal similar to this week's Blackstone deal, which received Triple A ratings from Kroll, Morningstar, and Moody's, sources said.
NEW YORK, Nov 7- The U.S. bond market is enjoying a resurgence, to the surprise of investors who just weeks ago were resigned to the idea that 2013 was going to be the worst year for bonds in more than three decades.
Nov 6- Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday lowered its sales forecast for fiscal 2014, citing price cuts to keep up with competitors, and shares fell 9.5 percent in after-hours trading.
BOSTON, Nov 6- Mutual funds run by T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Morgan Stanley are poised to send one sweet tweet. Their seed investments have led to success stories like the gains reaped by Fidelity Investments on Facebook shares acquired before the social network's went public last year.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Not long ago, Kathleen Gaffney was considered the obvious successor to bond guru Dan Fuss, with whom she co-managed the $21.9 billion Loomis Sayles Bond fund for nearly 20 years.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 5- Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc TV and film company reported quarterly earnings that missed Wall Street expectations, dragged down by investments in new cable channels and a weaker performance by its movie slate. Wall Street analysts on average had expected 35 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Nov 5- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that beat analyst expectations and again raised its forecast for its high-flying Eylea eye drug, sending its shares up by more than 7 percent.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- It's a good time to be a stock picker. Some 57 percent of U.S. funds run by active managers are beating their benchmark indexes this year, according to fund-tracker Morningstar.
*Westpac's cash profit A $7.1 bln in line with consensus. *Westpac final dividend A $0.88 vs A $0.84 a year earlier. SYDNEY, Nov 4- Westpac Banking Corp notched up record profits and unveiled a special dividend in a stellar year for Australian banks, and expectations are high that the industry will deliver more earnings growth in 2014..
*Westpac's cash profit A $7.1 bln in line with consensus. *Westpac final dividend A $0.88 vs A $0.84 a year earlier. SYDNEY, Nov 4- Westpac Banking Corp notched up record profits and unveiled a special dividend in a stellar year for Australian banks and expectations are high that the industry will deliver more earnings growth in 2014..
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Twitter will be the talk of Wall Street next week when the social media company goes public in the stock market's most anticipated initial public offering since 2012' s Facebook. Twitter is expected to price its IPO on the evening of Nov. 6 and begin trading Nov. 7 on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1- Morningstar on Friday joined three other brokerages in setting price targets for Twitter Inc well above its IPO price range, suggesting the stock has room to rise at least 30 percent. Last month, Pivotal Research had set its price target for the social media micro-messaging company at $29 a share, SunTrust at $50 and Topeka Capital at $54.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Kroll, Moody's, and Morningstar held phone conversations with cautious bond investors Friday following a three-city roadshow by structuring lead Deutsche Bank for the first-ever home-rental bond from Blackstone, described as a hybrid RMBS/CMBS.
*Shares surge on earnings, Sydney Airport proposal, dividend. SYDNEY, Nov 1- Australia's top investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd booked a better-than-expected 39 percent increase in first-half net profit, bolstered by a strong performance from its asset management division.