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Net2Phone Rises on Rating

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Net2Phone

(NTOP)

rose 4.5% in preopen

Island

trading after

Bear Stearns

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rated it attractive and encouraged investors to buy the stock on weakness. The stock closed Tuesday at $25.13, well below its 52-week high of $76.50. Bear Stearns said deals with

AT&T

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and

Cisco Systems

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could mean higher-than-expected revenue for Net2Phone in 2001.