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  • TORONTO, Oct 5- Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday as unexpectedly strong North American jobs data supported demand for riskier assets. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index. opened up 6.99 points, or 0.06 percent, to 12,454.67, before modestly extending gains to 12,472.40.

  • 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.

  • **ZYNGA INC, Thursday close $2.81, down 22.4 pct premarket. Brokerages lowered their price targets on Zynga's stock by up to $3 per share after the social-games maker slashed its 2012 outlook for the second time due to a decline in paying customers. Facebook, which derives over a tenth of its revenue from fees paid by Zynga, was also set to open lower as was Groupon.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street, with futures for the S&P 500 slipping by 0.1 percent, while the Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 futures contracts rose around 0.1 percent. **ZYNGA INC, Thursday close $2.81, down 19.2 pct premarket.

  • *Moody's has today said that it views as credit positive for Deutsche Telekom the announcement by the company and MetroPCS Communications Inc. that they plan to merge T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Wireless Inc..

  • *Sprint may wait until after T-Mobile/ MetroPCS deal- source. *Sprint came close to buying MetroPCS in February- sources. NEW YORK, Oct 4- Sprint Nextel Corp is considering making a rival bid for MetroPCS Communications Inc, which agreed on Wednesday to a merger with Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA, according to people familiar with the situation.

  • SEOUL, Oct 5- Following is a list of events in South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may influence financial markets. >AT&T to sell Nokia's latest Lumias, Samsung camera. >S.Korea' s S-Oil looks to expand berth.

  • TORONTO, Oct 4- Canada's main stock index notched its highest closing level in nearly three weeks on Thursday after reassuring comments from the European Central Bank chief and signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market supported demand for riskier assets.

  • *Sprint may wait until after T-Mobile/ MetroPCS deal- source. *Sprint came close to buying MetroPCS in February- sources. NEW YORK, Oct 4- Sprint Nextel Corp is considering making a rival bid for MetroPCS Communications Inc, which agreed on Wednesday to a merger with Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA, according to people familiar with the situation.

  • TORONTO, Oct 4- Canada's main stock index notched its highest closing level in nearly three weeks on Thursday after reassuring comments from the European Central Bank chief and signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market supported demand for riskier assets.

  • will start selling Nokia's two latest Lumia smartphones in November, making it the first carrier to commit to the devices in the United States. Struggling Finnish handset maker Nokia announced earlier it would start selling the smartphones in Europe in November with specific price points.

  • *Debuts windows 8 tablets available for holiday shopping season. *Says new tablets from asus and samsung deliver windows 8. *Says will be the only U.S. carrier to offer these new tablets from asus and.

  • TORONTO, Oct 4- Canada's main stock index notched its highest closing level in nearly three weeks on Thursday after reassuring comments from the European Central Bank chief and signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index. unofficially ended up 88.21 points, or 0.71 percent, at 12,447.68.

  • *Sprint may wait until after T-Mobile/ MetroPCS deal-source. *Sprint came close to buying MetroPCS in February-sources. NEW YORK, Oct 4- Sprint Nextel Corp is considering making a rival bid for MetroPCS Communications Inc, which agreed on Wednesday to a merger with Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA, according to sources familiar with the situation.

  • *Sprint may wait until after T-Mobile USA/ MetroPCS deal-sources. *Sprint already balked at buying MetroPCS- sources* Sprint shares off 4 pct, MetroPCS shares down 2.1 pct.

  • Facebook

    It was the flash of an image lasting less than a second toward the end of Facebook's ad that caught the eye of many investors and analysts. That flash was a phone.

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Amazon.com Inc. Take Apple Inc, for example. Now Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Amazon, Microsoft Corp and other tablet and smartphone makers are stepping up with big spending on TV spots, print ads, guerilla marketing stunts and over-the-top launch events.

  • Oct 4-* Spring to weigh counterbid for MetroPCS to top T-Mobile.

  • U.S. stocks rose for a fourth session on Thursday following encouraging comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on tools to tackle the region's debt crisis and in support of the euro. **COLLABRX INC, $6.9, up 83.3 pct.

  • will start selling Nokia's Lumia smartphones in November, making it the first carrier to announce a partnership with the Finnish company on selling Lumia in the United States. Nokia announced earlier it would start selling the smartphones in Europe in November with specific price points.