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Suffering from a love hangover this morning?

There wasn't much going on in preopen trading on electronic brokerage


. Networking giant



had the heaviest volume at 32,000 shares. It was still working on a recovery of late after its terrible showing last week. The stock was up 19 cents to $29.56.

E-tailing giant


was suffering this morning, sliding 81cents to $13.63 after Prudential Securities downgraded the stock to a sell. The company also lost a phase of a patent suit with

Barnes &


over Amazon's "1-click" technology.



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were both sliding lately.

About two hours before the bell, futures were pointing to a flat-to-positive opening. The

S&P 500 futures on


lately were up 2 to 1322, about 2 points above fair value. The thinly traded

Nasdaq 100

futures were up 19 to 2335, or about 20 points above fair value.

Europe's major indices were tentatively mixed at midsession, with France's


off almost 0.1%, Germany's

Xetra Dax

up 0.4% and the U.K.'s

FTSE 100

down 0.3%. Japan's

Nikkei 225

gained 0.3% overnight, while Hong Kong's

Hang Seng

slipped 0.7%.

For more on the world stock markets, check out's

global indices information

For Wednesday's postclose trading, see The Night Watch.