Archive for January, 2014

  • A Wild Week In Charts

    January 31st, 2014 at 5:05 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    What an exhausting week for Traders. Down, up, down, up, down. US Stocks couldn’t make up their mind this week, but ended on a decidedly down note. With earnings and judgements being handed out, there
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  • Stockhold Syndrome

    January 31st, 2014 at 2:16 pm | By (@StockTwits)

    How to describe the tenacity of longer-term $AAPL investors? The stock eked out an increase last year of about 2% while the $DJIA and $SPY skyrocketed more than 20% each. It has dropped nearly 11%
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  • The January Indicator

    January 31st, 2014 at 1:28 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    Investors gazing into the markets’ crystal ball do not see a happy future. All the major indices are poised to post losses for January. Month-to-date, the Dow is down 3.6%, S&P has dropped more than
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  • Bad News Barbie

    January 31st, 2014 at 10:52 am | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    $MAT dropped nearly 11% at the open of trading Friday morning after revealing sales fell during the holiday season. Worldwide sales dropped 6% in the fourth quarter to $2.2 Billion, compared to the 2013 holiday
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  • Netflix to Gain From Amazon Pain?

    January 31st, 2014 at 10:11 am | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    The coming pain for $AMZN Prime customers could prove a boon for $NFLX. Some cashtaggers bet that promised price hikes in Amazon’s subscriber service, which offers free streaming of videos in Amazon’s library, could drive
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  • Amazon’s Prime Problem

    January 31st, 2014 at 9:21 am | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    $AMZN did not have happy holidays. And it’s going to hurt Prime customers. During its earnings conference call Thursday evening, the online retailer announced that it would hike fees for its popular “Prime” subscription service,
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  • Google Surges After Hours: Real-time Analysis

    January 30th, 2014 at 5:37 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    The headline numbers from Google were adjusted earnings of $12.01 per share and revenue of $16.86 billion. The EPS number is short of analyst estimates who were expecting $12.20 per share earnings on $16.75 billion
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  • Observations, Opinions, & Trades Ahead of Amazon Earnings After the Bell

    January 30th, 2014 at 2:18 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    All eyes will be on Amazon after the bell today as they report their latest earnings. The company still stumps anyone who analyzes balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows via traditional methods. Meanwhile, the
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  • A Succinct Summation of the Social Mood on Facebook

    January 30th, 2014 at 10:54 am | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    Facebook traded nearly 20% higher in early action this morning as the crowd digests the latest earnings release from the social media juggernaut. In their release, Facebook highlights $2.59 Billion in revenue — and profits
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  • Google Wins By Losing On Motorola

    January 30th, 2014 at 10:19 am | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    $GOOG is climbing after announcing late Wednesday that it will sell its Motorola smartphone business to Lenovo for about $2.91 billion. StkCon Jan. 30 at 9:00 AM $GOOG up on Lenova acquiring Motorola unit. At
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