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TIME: 1907GMT
NEWS: Video sharing bill for Netflix (NFLX) and Facebook (FB) passed by US House
REACTION: NFLX shares rose 2.10% in reaction to the news, going from USD 96.23 to USD 97.02.

TIME:1839GMT
NEWS: FBN Gasparino says that sources say 1500EST Knight Capital (KCG) board meeting to pick winning bid
REACTION: KCG shares trade up 2.0% on the day at USD 3.325 last. In the 3 mins following the news shares popped 2.4% to the upside.

TIME: 1624GMT
NEWS: Getco raises bid for Knight Capital (KCG) to USD 3.60 per share
REACTION: KCG shares were up 5.67% in reaction to this news.

TIME: 1431GMT
NEWS: Integra Life Scieneces (IART) downgraded to under-perform from neutral at Bank of America
REACTION: Co.were seen down around 4% in early trade.

TIME: 1421GMT
NEWS: US House Speaker Boehner said to be moving to 'Plan B' on fiscal cliff
REACTION: In reaction E mini S&P 500 moved from 1429 to 1425.25 over 3 minutes, over a 5 minute period T-notes gained 2 ticks from 132.07 to 132.09.

TIME: 1045GMT
NEWS: Germany are considering cutting their 2013 growth forecast from 1% according to the deputy economy minister
REACTION: In reaction Dec DAX moved from 7624.0 to 7634.0 over a 3 minute period.

TIME: 0943GMT
NEWS: UPS (UPS) has offered more concessions to secure EU regulatory approval for EUR 5.2bln TNT (TNTE NA) takeover bid according to sources
REACTION: TNTE NA shares moved 1.45% higher in immediate reaction to the news from EUR 7.99 to EUR 8.11.

TIME: 0917GMT
NEWS: Rosneft (ROSN RX) and Saras (SRS IM) agree to form a joint venture
REACTION: Saras shares move 1.30% higher in immediate reaction to the news from EUR 1.00 to EUR 1.02. Shares continue to move higher and jump over 3.6% higher.

18 Dec 2012 - 14:23 - Equities Bank Speaker - Source: RANsquawk

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