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U.S. stocks rose at the open with the S&P 500 set to hit its highest since 2007, as the September payrolls report showed a surprise drop in the jobless rate and gave legs to this week's rally. The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 12.47 points, or 0.40 percent, to 3,161.93. **PRIMERO MINING CORP, $7.70, up 42.75 pct.
U.S. stocks were poised to rise at the open, with the S&P 500 set to hit its highest since 2007, as a surprise drop in the jobless rate gives legs to this week's rally. S&P 500 futures rose 6.2 points and were above fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract.
*Barclays cuts Adtran Inc to underweight from equal weight; price. *Barclays raises Acme Packet Inc price target to $20 from $13. *Barclays raises Riverbed Technology Inc price target to $21 from $20.
Oct 3- Business software maker Citrix Systems. NetScaler, which Citrix acquired in 2005, delivers applications from a data center to a business, while Palo Alto Networks specializes in network security that allows users tight control over access to applications.
Jobless claims and increasingly soggy-looking earnings news could set the tone for stocks Thursday, after a two-day rally fueled by the prospect of more Fed easing.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
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Earlier in the trading session, eBay shares were up as much as 16.6 percent, their best intraday gain since Oct. 2008.
Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
A rush of corporate earnings news should help steer stocks Thursday, but Europe’s sovereign debt crisis could come back into play, depending on the outcome of Spanish bond auctions.
Track companies making headlines after-the-bell Wednesday:
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Stocks finished modestly higher Thursday, posting a three-day rally, thanks to a better-than-expected jobless claims report and as financials rallied following BofA's earnings report. Still, gains were largely muted throughout the session as investors hesitated to jump in following the recent run-up in stocks.
Shares of the following companies are showing unusual moves in Wednesday's trading session.
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What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Wednesday's trading session.
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