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Off-Hours Trading: Futures Pointing Higher After Friday's Pummeling

SBC Communications announces $3.9 billion purchase of Sterling.

The Night Watch: Runnin' With the Big 'Daws' in After-Hours

Daw Technologies posting some good clean gains.

Off-Hours Trading: Amazon Continues to Glitter in Preopen Action

The e-commerce standout is hanging onto its postclose gains. The futures are saying little about the broader open, though.

The Night Watch: Amazon Zooming After Results, Dragging Other Nets With It

Yahoo! and CMGI also moving up.

Breaking News

GameStop Stock Surges On Plans For 4-For-1 Stock Split

GameStop will pay a three-share dividend to investors on July 21, with the stock trading on a split-adjusted basis the following day.

Samsung Forecasts Best Quarterly Profits In Four Years, Boosting US Chip Stocks

Chipmakers Intel and Nvidia got a boost Thursday after Samsung Electronic forecast its strongest quarterly profits in four years.

Seagen Stock Leaps On Report Of $40 Billion Takeover By Merck & Co.

Merck is reportedly eying cancer drug specialists Seagen as it looks to replace revenue from its Keytruda blockbuster, which loses patent exclusivity in 2028.

Costco Raises Two Key Food-Court Prices (But Not Hot Dogs)

The Costco warehouse club has been hesitant to pass on price increases to customers, but two popular menu items in its food court now cost more.