SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Technology stocks ended mixed on Friday, with Research In Motion Ltd. posting big gains after an upbeat earnings report and Apple Inc. gaining ground ahead of the anticipated launch of the iPhone.
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June 29 (Bloomberg) — The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in U.S. exchanges today. This preview includes news that broke after exchanges closed yesterday. Stock symbols are in parentheses after company names. Share prices are as of 8:30 a.m. New York time.
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On the eve of Apple’s big iPhone push, mobile communications market powerhouse Research In Motion reported astoundingly strong BlackBerry sales. RIM’s earnings were up 73 percent for the quarter ending June 2, beating expectations and surprising Wall Street. The stock price surged more than twenty percent Friday, rising more than $33 and reaching over $199 a share.