Research In Motion Soars

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Research In Motion (RIMM ) advanced after posting 20 cents third-quarter earnings per share, vs. a $1.21 loss (GAAP) on a sharp revenue rise. RIMM sees 30 cents to 40 cents fourth-quarter earnings per share (GAAP), and 35 cents to 50 cents first-quarter earnings per share (GAAP). JP Morgan and Bear Stearns upgraded their ratings on the shares. S&P reiterates hold.

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