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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
Ford — Shares of the U.S. automaker dipped about 1%, retreating from an all-time high hit in the previous session. The stock jumped 6.2% Thursday following positive comments from Deutsche Bank and Barclays on Ford’s product plans and reporting of fourth-quarter earnings on Feb. 4. JPMorgan also upgraded Ford to overweight from equal weight on Friday. The stock has rallied more than 16% this week, on pace for its best week since June.
IBM — Shares of IBM sank 10% following its earnings report that showed a decline in revenue…