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NEW YORK, Jan 30- The S&P 500 scored its biggest gain in more than a month on Thursday as Facebook led a tech rally and data showed the U.S. economy was on solid footing in the fourth quarter. Facebook Inc shares jumped 14.1 percent to end at $61.08, hitting a lifetime high of $62.50 during the session and supporting both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29- Leading mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc posted higher fiscal first-quarter revenue that slightly missed estimates as smartphone growth shifted to China, but it bumped up its full-year earnings outlook and said 2014 was playing out as expected.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29- Leading mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc posted higher fiscal first-quarter revenue that slightly missed expectations as smartphone growth shifted to China but it bumped up its full-year earnings outlook on the strong start to 2014..
Companies in the news after Wednesday's bell.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29- Leading mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc posted higher fiscal first-quarter revenue that slightly missed expectations as smartphone growth shifted from developed economies to China.
Qualcomm is reporting Q1 EPS of $1.26 ex-items on revenue of $6.62 billion, with CNBC's Josh Lipton and Herb Greenberg.
Ten teams played to stadiums less than 95 percent full on average in 2013, double the number from 2008.
Apple shares drop on muted iPhone sales, outlook. Bucking the day's trend, the stock of Apple Inc dropped 8 percent to close at $506.50- its worst slide in a year- a day after holiday iPhone sales missed expectations. Apple's slide limited the gains of the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq.
Apple shares drop on muted iPhone sales, outlook. Bucking the day's trend and limiting gains on the Nasdaq and S&P 500, shares of Apple Inc dropped 7.7 percent to $507.63, a day after holiday iPhone sales missed expectations.
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Traders are bracing for another rough ride in markets this week, as the emerging markets continue to shakeout and the Fed is expected to announce another round of cuts to its easing program.
Jan 23- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard Co, including those of Palm Inc and its iPaq smartphone, in a move that will bulk up HP's offerings to handset makers and other licensees.
Hewlett-Packard announced on Thursday that it sold a block of old mobile technology patents to wireless chip company Qualcomm. Recode reports.
*Unclear whether action will impact on multinationals' China operations. WASHINGTON, Jan 23- Chinese units of the global "Big Four" accounting firms should be suspended from practicing in the United States for six months, a U.S. judge ruled, in an escalation in a long-running dispute over regulators' access to audit documents.
WASHINGTON, Jan 22- A U.S. judge has ruled that the Chinese units of the "Big Four" accounting firms should be suspended from practicing in the United States for six months, an escalation in a long-running dispute between U.S. and Chinese regulators over access to audit documents.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal talks about why he's teaming up with the World Economic Forum on health care.
Analysts say that a combination of slow movement and a culture of arrogance may cause Intel to lose out on the wearables revolution.
BEIJING, Jan 21- Battling a perfect storm of government suspicion and pricing probes in China, U.S. technology companies are having to re-think how they sell hardware and services in the world's second-biggest economy.