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    Shares of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) are down 0.77% to $98.79 in morning trading today despite increased price targets after the company announced yesterday that they entered into a definitive agreement to merge with the Bermuda-based Freescale Semiconductor   in a transaction which values the combined enterprise at just over $40 billion.

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    Best Buy (BBY) is not RadioShack (RSHCQ). Shares of Best Buy (BBY) were up 2% Tuesday morning after the company reported fourth quarter earnings that topped forecasts and a solid jump in same-store sales. The big sellers during the holidays? And Best Buy (BBY) is confident that the company will continue to do well. It also boosted the size of its regular quarterly dividend and announced plans to buy back stock.

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    Shares of Cumulus Media Inc. (CMLS) are down by 13.97% to $3.45 on heavy volume in mid-morning trading on Tuesday, after the company reported its 2014 fourth quarter earnings results which fell short of what analysts were expecting for the period and declined year-over-year.

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     FORD MOTOR CO (F). shares are down 1.87% to $16.26 in early market trading on Tuesday after the U.S. auto company reported a 1.9% year over year drop in February auto sales today.Total vehicle sales fell to 180,383 units from 183,947, with car sales falling 8.1% and SUV sales falling 2.3%. Ford trucks continue to be the company's bellwether product as a 4% rise in truck sales was a bright spot for...

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    - Best Buy Co Inc (BBY) , the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, on Tuesday reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on a strong holiday season and said it would buy back stock for the first time since 2012. Chief Executive Officer Hubert Joly said on a conference call that Best Buy (BBY) planned this year to start a cost-cutting effort to save $400 million over the next three years.

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    Shares of McDermott International (MCDFF) were gaining 22.8% to $3.21 Tuesday after the oilfield engineering company beat analysts' estimates for earnings in the fourth quarter. McDermott reported earnings of 3 cents a share for the fourth quarter, beating analysts' estimates of a loss of 6 cents a share for the quarter.

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    Shares of AutoZone (AZO) are up 2.46% to $665.49 in morning trading today after the company reported 2015 second quarter results that beat analysts' estimates. The Memphis, TN-based auto parts retailer reported quarterly profit of $6.51 per share on revenue of $2.14 billion, surpassing analysts' expectations for earnings of $6.38 and revenue of $2.12 billion, according to Reuters.

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    Shares of Ford Motor Co. (F) slumped 2.3% in morning trade Tuesday, after the auto maker reported February U.S. vehicle sales fell 1.9% from a year ago. Total vehicle sales declined to 180,383 units from 183,947, as an 8.1% drop in car sales and a 2.3% decline in utilities sales offset a 4% rise in truck sales. Within cars, Fiesta model sales fell 23.5%, Taurus tumbled 25.1% and C-Max slid 25.7%, while Mustang sales soared 31.9%.

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    * New powertrains, self-driving cars main challenges - CEO. * CEO declines comment whether he has met Apple (AAPL) boss. * BMW group sales up 7 pct in Feb. - CEO. By Edward Taylor. The new boss of BMW will have to cope with the rise of electric cars, automated driving and new competitors, as well as the traditional uncertainties over consumer demand and fuel prices, its outgoing CEO said on Tuesday.

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    Being an Apple fan has paid off handsomely for Alex Gerb. He doesn't just own the products, he owns the stock. While working his way through college in Maryland, he took all the money he had to his name -- about $4,000 -- and bought the stock. The first iPhone captivated him. "I said, 'Oh my God, this is going to be huge,'" Gerb said, speaking to CNNMoney on his current iPhone 6 Plus.

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    Shares of General Electric Co.  may fall in Tuesday's trading session on reports that company chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt may step down within the next year as investors push for a change, Bloomberg reports. CFO Jeff Bornstein may succeed Immelt, who has been the head of GE since 2001.

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    Stryker Corp. (SYK) shares rose 1.6% in premarket trade after the medical technology company said its board has approved a new $2 billion share buyback program. The approval brings the company's total buyback authorization to $2.583 billion. Shares have climbed 1.6% in the last three months, while the S&P 500 has gained 2.1%.

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    HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBC) toned down celebrations for its 150th anniversary on Tuesday, centering events on Hong Kong where it was founded, after being rocked by allegations its Swiss unit helped clients dodge taxes. Celebrations include a light show beneath its Norman Foster-designed Hong Kong headquarters, two giant grain of rice sculptures and the issuing of a commemorative HK$150 note.

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    Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) rose 1.1% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the sporting goods retailer's better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter results offset a downbeat first-quarter outlook. The company said profit for the quarter ended Jan. 31 rose to $155.5 million, or $1.30 a share, from $138.6 million, or $1.11 a share, in the same period a year ago. That beat the FactSet consensus EPS estimate of $1.22.

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    Best Buy Co Inc (BBY), the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, on Tuesday reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on a strong holiday season and said it would buy back stock for the first time since 2012. Chief Executive Officer Hubert Joly said on a conference call that Best Buy (BBY) planned this year to start a cost-cutting effort to save $400 million over the next three years.