MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) were Clearwire Corporation
(NASDAQ:CLWR), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), and Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN) as of 9:10 a.m. EST.
31,496,819 shares of
Clearwire Corporation, which was up $0.35, or 12.73%.
According to the Wall Street Journal
(NYSE:S) made a bid to acquire the remaining 49% of Clearwire Corporation that it doesn't already own. Sprint offered to pay $2.90 per share, or a 5.5% premium to Wednesday's closing price.
Investors also traded
1,064,000 shares of Ericsson, which was up $0.11, or 1.14%. STMicroelectronics
on exiting its cellphone-chip joint venture with Ericsson by the third quarter of next year.
736,365 shares of Ciena Corporation, which was up $0.65, or 4.17%
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The author has a position in Ericsson.