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  • So why is Carl Icahn buying Netflix? Shares of the streaming giant soared 14% after the billionaire investor disclosed a 10% stake in the Los Gatos, California based company.

  • *Dow off 0.2 pct, S&P 500 down 0.2 pct, Nasdaq off 0.5 pct. Traders made it through the darkened streets of downtown Manhattan before sunrise to the New York Stock Exchange at 11 Wall Street, one of the only buildings with any electricity in that area after Sandy crippled power supply and disrupted mass transit throughout the New York metropolitan region.

  • UPDATE 3-Facebook shares fall as lock-up period expires Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 5:38 PM ET

    Oct 31- Facebook Inc shares fell nearly 4 percent in busy trade on Wednesday as the company allowed employees to start selling roughly 230 million shares less than six months after its rocky market debut.

  • US STOCKS-Dow, S&P rise after reopening, volume low Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    *Ford, Home Depot among the biggest gainers. *Apple shares fall, weighing on Nasdaq index. Ford Motor Co rallied 5 percent to $10.83 as the most-traded stock on the New York Stock Exchange after reporting strong results during the market closure.

  • UPDATE 2-Facebook shares fall as lock-up period expires Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    Oct 31- Facebook Inc shares fell 4 percent in busy trade early on Wednesday as the company allowed employees to start selling some stock. As a result, Facebook staffers were able to sell their vested shares on Monday.

  • Facebook Drops as Employees Sell Shares Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    The lockup period expired on 229 million shares, which caused the stock to drop more than 4 percent, on higher-than-average volume, though it has recovered a bit.

  • UPDATE 1-Facebook shares fall as lock-up period expires Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Oct 31- Facebook Inc shares fell 4 percent to $21.07 in busy early trade on Wednesday morning on the company's approval to let employees sell some stock. As a result, Facebook staffers were able to sell their vested shares on Oct. 29.

  • Facebook: Let the Trading Begin     Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    For the first time Facebook employees can sell stock, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Facebook shares fall as lock-up period expires Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 1:35 PM ET

    Oct 31- Facebook Inc shares fell 4 percent to $21.07 in busy early trade on Wednesday morning on the company's approval to let employees sell some stock. The world's largest social network waived a provision that prevented employees from selling shares until Nov. 14. As a result, Facebook staffers were able to sell their vested shares on Oct. 29.

  • City, Snarled and Shaken, Faces Strain of Long Recovery Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Still hobbled by power failures and waterlogged transit, the New York region struggled to return to the rhythms of daily life on Wednesday, while facing the reality of a prolonged and daunting period of recovery.

  • *NYSE, Nasdaq OMX testing trading systems on Tuesday. NYSE Euronext said the New York Stock Exchange would open as usual, although it was prepared to switch to fully electronic trading if necessary. ``We have a green light,'' the chief operating officer of NYSE Euronext, Larry Leibowitz, said in an interview.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- As residents and businesses clean up from one of the worst storms to hit the U.S. East Coast in memory, investors are preparing for the stock market reaction by betting on or against insurers, casino companies and home improvement stores.

  • A Few Pent-Up Trades for Market Reopening: Pros Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 6:33 PM ET

    A two-day shutdown of New York stock markets could benefit bargain-hunters, OptionMonster.com’s Jon Najarian said on CNBC.

  • Investors take measure of market mood to stay ahead Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 2:44 PM ET

    *Data from Twitter, Facebook used in investment models. LONDON, Oct 30- After a year in which investors have sometimes appeared to change their view of an entire market on a whim, gauges of market mood are gaining prominence alongside more traditional measures of stock price valuation.

  • Sandy is wreaking damage on the New York media industry, and it’s not just Broadway plays and film productions feeling the impact. The flooding of a major Internet Service Provider has pushed a number of sites, including Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and Gawker offline, and they’re rushing to find workarounds

  • With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- Advanced Micro Devices Inc plans to use technology from Britain's ARM Holdings Plc to make energy-efficient processors for servers, a growing business that the troubled chipmaker hopes will help offset weakness in the struggling PC industry.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- Stanford University alumni with entrepreneurial streaks may be particularly well placed to pay off their $41,250 tuition bills, according to a new report on venture funding. That compares to $3.8 billion by Harvard alumni, whose rank was boosted by former student Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook, CB Insights said.

  • Stanford alumni raise the most venture-capital cash Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 11:00 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- Stanford University alumni with entrepreneurial streaks may be particularly well placed to pay off their $41,250 tuition bills, according to a new report on venture funding. That compares to $3.8 billion by Harvard alumni, whose rank was boosted by former student Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook, CB Insights said.

  • Oct 29- Hurricane Sandy will close U.S. stock markets for a second day on Tuesday, as Wall Street turned its attention to whether markets would be able to resume functioning on the month's final trading day on Wednesday. NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX Group, the largest two U.S. exchange operators, said they intend to reopen Wednesday, conditions permitting.