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Stocks Symantec Corp

  • Software makers Microsoft and Symantec said they disrupted a global cyber crime operation by shutting down servers that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs.

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    Symantec begs to differ with The New York Times' suggestion that it might be partially to blame for a security lapse that missed most of the intrusions from China.

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  • Earnings beats from Google and IBM boosted Apple stock on Wednesday, as traders bet the one-time darling could regain some of its luster when it reports earnings after the bell.

  • "I think the market is psychologically prepared to continue without Apple, and if Apple gets involved, it could give it a little bit of an adrenalin shot," one pro said.

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    A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.

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    The antivirus industry has a dirty little secret: its products are often not very good at stopping viruses

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday.

  • *CEO Steve Bennett takes control of sales force. BOSTON, Oct 24- Symantec Corp reported results ahead of Wall Street expectations as its new chief executive took direct control of the company's sales force as part of an effort to turn around the maker of security software. You have a new CEO who is off to a good start,'' said Daniel Ives, analyst with FBR Capital Markets.

  • Boston, Oct 24- Symantec Corp, the top maker of computer security software, reported results ahead of Street expectations as its new chief executive began a turnaround effort following the firing of his predecessor in July.

  • Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 24- The euro fell on Wednesday on signs that the euro zone is heading for a deeper recession than previously feared, but global shares were little changed after Tuesday's steep fall.

  • *Citi, Yahoo, AIG examples show more aggressive boards. NEW YORK, Oct 24- In the summer of 2011, Yahoo Inc's board decided enough was enough. So, the board held a final meeting in Los Angeles, away from Yahoo's Silicon Valley headquarters, to review the company's progress, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 24- The euro slipped against the dollar and yen on Wednesday on signs of further decline in the economy of regional powerhouse Germany, but global shares rebounded slightly after Tuesday's hefty fall. Boeing Co reported stronger-than-expected earnings and raised its full-year 2012 outlook, supporting the Dow.

  • *Boeing climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Oct 24- U.S. stock edged higher on Wednesday after data from China and Boeing provided temporary relief to a slumping market, following a retreat Tuesday when the Dow Jones industrial average suffered its biggest drop in four months.

  • *Boeing climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Oct 24- U.S. stock index futures advanced on Wednesday and pointed to a higher open, after data from China and Boeing provided temporary relief to a slumping market, and following declines Tuesday when the Dow suffered its biggest drop in four months.

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  • Investment bank Credit Suisse raises its rating on the advertising agency sector and hotels sector to "benchmark" from "underweight," arguing that the stocks in these sectors could benefit from a rise in U.S. consumer spending. However, the outlook is far less strong in Europe, " Credit Suisse strategists write in a note.