Stocks Pummeled by Eurozone, Fiscal Cliff Worries

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Shares of Groupon(GRPN) were losing nearly 16% in after-hours action after the online deals company posted a surprise loss for the third quarter as revenue of $568.6 million fell short of analyst expectations of $590.1 million.

Qualcomm(QCOM) , the chip maker, easily beat Wall Street's consensus profit view on Wednesday and forecast non-GAAP earnings of $1.08 to $1.16 a share on revenue ranging from $5.6 billion to $6.1 billion for its fiscal first quarter. Shares popped 4.3%.

Whole Foods Market (WFM) reported an in-line profit for its fiscal fourth quarter and announced Wednesday it raised its quarterly dividend by 40% to 20 cents a share. Shares slumped 5.9%.

-- Written by Andrea Tse and Joe Deaux in New York.

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