Most bank systems and services stocks rose last week, as selling pressure fueled by investor paranoia about the overall technology sector abated. After a frantic selloff of technology issues early in the week, many regained ground as market participants' worries about weak third-quarter earnings eased.

Diebold Inc. pleased Wall Street by posting hefty third-quarter earnings gains. The Canton, Ohio, maker of automated teller machines reported net income of $20.5 million, up 22% or 67 cents per share - 3 cents above consensus estimates as tracked by First Call Corp.

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