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Long Island stocks on move

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Here are two Long Island companies whose stock moved significantly during the week of Nov. 1, 2010.

Comforce
(CFS)
Bethpage
$2.47 (week's change: +49.7%) 
52-week return: +88.5%

Shares surged to a three-year high after the employment-services company accepted a $2.50-a-share takeover bid from Abry Partners, a Boston-based private investment firm.

Lifetime Brands
(LCUT)
Garden City
$14.92 (week's change: +16.2%) 
52-week return: +119.7%

The kitchenware marketer said quarterly revenue rose 12.1 percent despite a "challenged" retail sector. Lifetime cited reduced costs and increased market share for the results. 

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