Networkers were active in extra-session Instinet trading, but most stocks were holding close to their

4 p.m. EST closing levels.

Traders were moderately busy. In the first 45 minutes of action, about 2.2 million shares changed hands among the top-20 volume movers on the Instinet platform.

Lucent

(LU)

was the most active stock, slipping 0.9% to $4.55.

Nortel

(NT)

, which was flat at $4.50, was the No. 2 volume mover.

JDS Uniphase

(JDSU)

was also unchanged.

Overture Services

(OVER)

was dropping 2.7% to $28.24. After the close, the company, which sells advertisers prominent listings in its search engine, said it has extended its existing agreement with

AOL Time Warner's

(AOL)

America Online until April 24 in order to allow the two sides

to continue talks.

In other action,

Dell

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,

Microsoft

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and

Sun Micro

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were active, but unchanged.

WorldCom

(WCOM)

was off 0.6% to $6.94, and

FreeMarkets

(FMKT)

was ahead by 0.5% to $27.79.

The

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was ticking up 0.1% to $36.70, and

Intel

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was adding 0.3%.