By James Willhite
Here are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Wednesday's session. Stock movements noted by ticker reflect movements during regular trading hours; premarket trading is specified separately.
Netflix -- The streaming-television pioneer will deliver its latest earnings report when U.S. markets close on Wednesday. The stock has recently suffered amid questions about the intensifying competitive landscape.
Bank of America -- Berkshire Hathaway requested permission earlier in October from the Federal Reserve to increase its stake in the bank above 10%.
Abbott Laboratories -- The pharmaceutical company is due to report third-quarter earnings before U.S. markets open Wednesday.
MGM Resorts International -- The casino giant is selling two of its properties on the Las Vegas Strip, including its landmark Bellagio property, in separate real estate deals.
Yum Brands -- The fast-food company's Taco Bell subsidiary voluntarily recalled about 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef from its restaurants and distribution sites Friday after a customer reportedly found a metal shaving in an order of food.
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