And finally, Monday's after-hours session had a tech-heavy feel to it. The biggest mover was
(AMD - Get Report)
, which was under
heavy selling pressure
after announcing the abrupt resignation of Thomas Seifret as chief financial officer.
The no. 2 chip maker behind
said Seifret, who joined AMD in 2009 and served as interim CEO in 2011, is leaving to pursue other opportunities. The stock was last quoted at $3.60, down 10.2%, on volume of 1.71 million, according to
(AAPL - Get Report)
was making waves in late trades after the iconic company saw its shares
crest above $700
for the first time ever in extended trades.
The stock ran as high as $701.79 -- a new all-time peak -- after the bell, and last traded at $701.44, up 1.7%, on volume of more than 530,000. The move follows a 1%-plus jump in regular trades after Apple confirmed the iPhone 5 was an unmitigated success, selling more than 2 million units during its first 24 hours of pre-orders.
Written by Michael Baron in New York.
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