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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - EBay Inc. jumped 11% Wednesday evening after the online auctioneer's quaterly sales beat Wall Street's forecast and the company said it approved the buyback of another $2 billion in shares. Stock in Netflix Inc. also surged after its earnings surpassed analysts' expectations.

The Nasdaq-100 After Hours Indicator, which tracks evening trading of the index's leading technology stocks, rose 7.7 points to 1,810.34.

EBAY surged 11% to $33.19 and was the busiest stock in terms of volume, according to Nasdaq. The company said sales rose 29% to $1.72 billion, above its own forecast and that of analysts polled by Thomson First Call, who had expected sales of $1.67 billion.

Net income rose to $346 million, or 25 cents a share, from $279.2 million, or 20 cents a share, from a year earlier. Excluding employee stock option costs, eBay said it would have earned 28 cents a share, in line with its own forecast. EBay also said it would repurchase another $2 billion of its stock over the next two years.
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whtat ebay says is so untrue! I dont have half as much sales as last year! and this year I m not listing much ..but of course since they make more money waiting for us sellers NOT TO Sell anything thou' we list our butts off of COURSE THEY ARE making money!!!the fee increase will be for the listing part I bet and not the FVF or BOTH - soon it will become much more profitable to ebay if we dont have a buyer

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