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  • *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.

  • *Equity markets execs, regulators agree to close on Tuesday. Oct 29- Hurricane Sandy will close U.S. stock markets for a second straight 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.

  • US SEC taking deeper look at Nasdaq's Facebook plan Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 6:54 PM ET

    *SEC will seek more comments on Nasdaq's proposal. *SEC: more time needed to review ``legal and policy'' issues. WASHINGTON, Oct 29- U.S. securities regulators are taking a closer look at Nasdaq OMX's $62 million plan to compensate brokers who suffered losses from the exchange operator's botched handling of Facebook's initial public offering.

  • Facebook Insiders Can Now Shovel Stock Out the Door Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    The first of three major "lock-ups" for Facebook stock expired today, October 29th, which means that a lot of new stock is available to be sold when the markets reopen.

  • *China Telecom Q3 net down, lags China Mobile's 1.3 pct rise, Unicom's 27 pct gain. HONG KONG, Oct 29- China Telecom and China Unicom are set to further narrow the gap in 3 G subscribers with bigger rival China Mobile when Apple launches the iPhone 5 in the world's largest smartphone market as early as this quarter.

  • *Stock, options markets shutting down Monday. NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stock and options markets will be closed on Monday, and possibly Tuesday, as regulators, exchanges and brokers worry about the integrity of markets and the safety of employees in the face of Hurricane Sandy.

  • *Stock, options markets shutting down Monday. NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stock and options markets will be closed on Monday, and possibly Tuesday, as regulators, exchanges and brokers worried about the integrity of markets in the face of Hurricane Sandy.

  • *Citi fired top Internet analyst and junior analyst. BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26- Citigroup fired its top Internet analyst, Mark Mahaney, and paid a $2 million fine to a Massachusetts regulator to settle charges that the bank improperly disclosed research on Facebook IPO and information on other tech companies.

  • New York, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared states of emergency to free up resources. Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell urged residents in coastal areas to prepare to evacuate before the storm hits and advised others in the state to stock up on provisions needed to get through any disaster.

  • Oct 26- A New York man was arrested Friday on charges he forged documents in a multibillion-dollar scheme to defraud Facebook Inc and its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, through a lawsuit claiming a huge ownership stake in the Internet company.

  • BOSTON, Oct 26- Citigroup fired top Internet analyst Mark Mahaney and paid a $2 million fine to a Massachusetts regulator to settle charges that the bank improperly disclosed research on Facebook's IPO and information on other tech companies.