Stocks Polycom Inc

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  • Karen Finerman is making the pitch for video conferencing in the wake of the Iceland volcano. Will Polycom stock explode higher or blow up in her face?

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  • Polycom shares fell Thursday as Cisco Systems ramped up competition in the video-conferencing market with its $3 billion acquisition of Norway's Tandberg ASA.

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    Jill Smart, an Accenture executive, was skeptical the first time she stepped into her firm’s new videoconferencing room in Chicago for a meeting with a group of colleagues in London. But the videoconferencing technology, known as telepresence, delivered an experience so lifelike, Ms. Smart recalled, that “10 minutes into it, you forget you are not in the room with them,” The New York Times reported.

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  • James Tucker

    Actor Jonathan Tucker maintains his lead and fellow actor Stephen Collins holds on to second. Stephen was by far the most active celeb Tuesday (trust me, putting in all those ticker symbols for him was NOT easy), but his purchases could give him the lead if they perform well on Wednesday. Meanwhile, James Cromwell holds on to 3rd place, but Ernie Hudson falls from 4th place to 5th.

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    Champion poker player Chris Moneymaker widens his lead in first place to more than $150K with the sale of Adtran which was up 6.16% Tuesday--as actor Willie Garson lost over $20k on Seagate Technology--which was down 1.73% Tuesday. And actor Stephen Collins decided to take time off from his acting career--to make more buys and sells than everyone on Wall Street (I'm making this last sentence up--but as you will see, it's not that far off!).