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Midday movers: Carnival, CSX, eBay, Gannett & more

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Scott Mlyn | CNBC

Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

Blackberry - The Canadian technology company rose after Benzinga.com cited an unnamed source familiar with the matter in reporting Chinese computer-maker Lenovo Group might offer to acquire the company.

Carnival - The cruise line rose as did competitors including Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings as Texas health officials took dozens of people with potential exposure to Ebola infection off watch lists.

CSX - The railway fell after Canadian Pacific Railway ended discussions about a possible merger with its U.S. counterpart.

EBay - The online auctioneer climbed after venture capitalist Marc Andreessen resigned from its board.

ETrade Financial - The brokerage edged slightly higher after Goldman Sachs added it to its Conviction Buy list.

Gannett - The newspaper publisher and TV-station owner rose after posting better-than-expected quarterly earnings.

Mead Johnson Nutrition - The infant-formula maker fell after Danone SA downplayed a Reuters report that it would pursue an acquisition of the company.

NCR - The ATM maker declined after cutting guidance for the year.

Newlink Genetics - The drug developer rallied on its licensing pact with Roche Holding to develop NewLink's cancer immunotherapy.

Shire - The Irish drug company advanced after Allergan shareholder John Paulson reportedly urged the botox maker to merge with Shire.

Steven Madden - The footwear company fell after reporting third-quarter revenue below expectations.

SunEdison - The solar company climbed after Cowen & Co. ungraded its shares.

Twitter - The social-media company gained after introducing an audio card.

United Continental Holdings - The carrier and competitors including American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines jumped after Delta Air Lines reported strong third-quarter earnings.

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