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RIM Shares Battered as Questions Swirl About Future


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors punished Research In Motion on Friday, driving the stock down 20 percent and raising fresh questions about whether management -- and even the company -- can overcome a raft of troubles.

The sell-off, which in the first hours of trade wiped out some $3 billion of RIM's market capitalization, underscored how bad times have become for the one-time smartphone leader, once a byword for corporate communication.

One analyst, Edward Snyder of Charter Equity Research, described the quarterly report issued by RIM on Thursday as "another nail in the coffin of management," while others spoke of shock, disappointment and a ticking clock.