AOL Inches Up 0.5% as Merger Snag Looms

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AOL

(AOL)

was up 0.5% in early trading.

The Wall Street Journal

said the

Federal Trade Commission

has postponed a meeting set for Thursday, during which it planned to vote whether to sue to block the online company's proposed merger with

Time Warner

(TWX)

. The

Journal

and

Reuters

reported that the FTC is accelerating its preparations for a lawsuit. Time Warner was up 0.2%.