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     Taser International  shares are down 4.7% to $26.76 in morning trading on Friday after the company beat analysts' second quarter earnings and revenue forecasts but provided weak current quarter guidance. The non-lethal law enforcement weapons manufacturer reported earnings of $6.1 million, or 11 cents per diluted share on revenue of $46.7 million.

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    Shares of Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) fell in Thursday's extended trade after the video game company reported better- than-expected quarterly earnings but issued a weak full year revenue outlook. EA reported its fiscal first-quarter earnings rose to $442 million, or $1.32 a share, from $335 million, or $1.04 a share, a year earlier. On an adjusted basis, EA earned 15 cents a share, ahead of the 2 cents a share forecast by analysts in a FactSet survey.

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     Realogy Holdings  shares are down 5.7% to $46.67 in early market trading on Friday following the release of the residential real estate brokerage franchiser' second quarter earnings results before the opening bell today. The Madison, NJ-based company reported second quarter net income of $97 million, or 66 cents per share, on revenue that increased 9.2% year over year to $1.65 billion.

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    Chevron Corp.  shares are down 4.3% to $89.03 on heavy volume in early market trading on Friday following the release of the global oil company's second quarter results today. The San Ramon, CA-based company reported a 90% decline in profit as it earned $571 million in the period, its lowest profit in 13 years. The company earned 97 cents per diluted share on revenue of $40.36 billion.

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     Honda Motor shares are up 8.26% to $34.26 in early market trading on Friday following the release of the automotive company's second quarter earnings results before the opening bell today. The Japanese auto company reported second quarter net income of $1.5 billion, a 20% increase over the previous year, or 84 cents per diluted share, on revenue that rose 24% year over year to $29.9 billion.

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    Second-quarter profit at oil producer Chevron Corp (CVX) tumbled 90 percent, missing analysts' expectations, amid weakness in oil prices. Chief Executive John Watson bluntly said the results were "weak" and that he was working to slash costs by renegotiating supply contracts. "Multiple efforts to improve future earnings and cash flows are underway," Watson said in a statement on Friday.

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    - Plastic packaging products maker Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY) said it would buy Avintiv Inc, which makes materials used in products ranging from diapers to disinfectant wipes, for about $2.45 billion in cash from Blackstone Group LP (BX) . Berry Plastics (BERY), which makes products such as duct tapes, spray adhesives and food wrap films, said it would buy Avintiv on a debt-free, cash-free basis.

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    * Raises FY profit to $4.65-$4.75/shr from $4.45-$4.65/shr. * Q2 shr $0.84 vs est. $0.73. * Revenue rises 4 pct. * Shares touch all-time high. By Nayan Das. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) raised its full-year profit forecast as bookings surge in the Caribbean and the fast-growing Chinese market, sending its shares up 10 percent to a record high.

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    Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) reported lower-than-expected second-quarter results on Friday as tumbling crude prices halved profit at the world's largest publicly traded oil company. Profit at Exxon's exploration and production business fared even more poorly with a profit of $2 billion, down sharply from $7.9 billion a year earlier. The company's shares fell 2 percent to $81.40 in premarket trading.

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     Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)  were sliding, down 1.81% to $81.51 in pre-market trading Friday, following the oil giant's lower than expected second quarter earnings results this morning amid the global supply surplus of oil. Both the top and bottom line missed analysts' expectations and showed a year over year decline.

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    Shares of LinkedIn (LNKD) were tumbling, down 5.19% to $215.37 in pre-market trading Friday, after the professional networking site released its latest quarterly earnings results late Thursday. LinkedIn (LNKD) shares initially jumped on the second quarter earnings beat, but fell after revealing poorer performance from its core businesses including display ads, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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    Barclays Plc (BCS) is cutting about 150 staff from its investment bank as part of the British bank's attempt to cut costs and improve profitability in the business, a person familiar with the matter said. Affected staff, which included managing directors, were told this week, the source said on Friday. Barclays (BCS) last year said it would cut about 7,000 investment banking staff by the end of 2016.

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    Obrascon Huarte Lain's (OBSJF) bonds traded up strongly on Friday after the Spanish builder announced it would raise fresh capital to pay down debt. OHL's bonds and shares came under pressure this year after the company had to post more collateral against a margin loan on OHL Mexico stock in May following allegations of corruption at its Mexican unit.