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Following another day of losses in regular trading, investors were taking it easy after the close Monday, but that didn't stop them from making big winners and losers out of a few select stocks.

Volume was on the light side. In the first hour of extended trading, around 1.8 million shares changed hands among the top-20 volume movers on the Instinet platform.

WorldCom

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was the most active stock, gaining 3% to $2.42 on the heels of a 28% loss in regular action.

Business-to-business software maker

FreeMarkets

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was among the top percentage gainers, trading up 8.7% to $21.19. After the close, the company posted stronger-than-expected quarterly results and offered optimistic guidance for the rest of the year. Integrated circuits maker

Globespan Virata

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was up 6.4% to $9.20 following its quarterly report.

Terayon

(TERN)

, a provider of broadband access systems, was plunging 19.7% to $3.95 as investors punished the company for its lowered second-quarter guidance.

Rudolph Technologies

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slid 5.3% to $28.75 on news its first-quarter profits plunged from the year-ago period.

Technology names were making up the majority of the stocks on the list of most active issues.

Oracle

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was up 0.4%, and

Nextel

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was flat.

Intel

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was off 0.1%, and

Siebel

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was unchanged.

Cisco

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was tacking on 0.1%, and

Microsoft

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was better by 0.3%. The

Nasdaq 100 Unit Trust

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was flat.