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*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results.
Stocks wavered between gains and losses on Thursday amid a slew of quarterly earnings.
*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks advanced slightly in choppy trading on Thursday after three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech bellwethers Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers, including those from Morgan Stanley and General Electric.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks were little changed in choppy trading on Thursday following three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech giants Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers including those from Morgan Stanley and General Electric.
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COPENHAGEN/ FRANKFURT, March 21- A deepening economic standoff between Russia and the West over the future of Ukraine has rippled through trading floors and boardrooms, with exporters scrambling to protect revenues and some global financial firms halting services.
Money-transfer company Western Union is being probed by the FTC and a U.S. district court over fraud-induced money transfers, the company said in a regulatory filing.
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Feb 25- Money-transfer company Western Union Co is being probed by the Federal Trade Commission and a U.S. district court over fraud-induced money transfers, the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday. Western Union also said it has received multiple subpoenas since Nov. 25 from the U.S. attorney's office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
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Feb 11- Western Union Co said it expects the high compliance costs that hit its earnings in the fourth quarter to ease in 2014, helping to push up the company's shares after the bell. Western Union said in October that it did not expect earnings growth in 2014 due to higher compliance costs, which it pegged at 3.5-4.5 percent of revenue.
Feb 11- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a slightly weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as competition intensifies and regulatory expenses rise. Western Union said on Tuesday it expected earnings of $1.40 to $1.50 per share in 2014 on low to mid-single digit percentage revenue growth on a constant-currency basis.
Feb 11- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 27 percent fall in fourth-quarter profit, hurt by higher compliance costs, and announced a $500 million share buyback program. Net income fell to $173.4 million, or 31 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from $237.9 million, or 40 cents per share, a year earlier.
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Friday's midday movers.