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Social Media Outlook for Tuesday August 21 (URBN, AFFY, BKS, ZAGG)

In recent years, traders and investors have increasingly turned to social media to discuss their investments. Now, interested parties can get a scientific look at what is being discussed on a weekly, monthly, and even hourly basis.

Provided by Social Market Analytics, here is the social media outlook for Tuesday, August 21.

Most Bullish

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) traded up nearly 18% higher after reporting strong earnings on Tuesday.

Affymax (NASDAQ: AFFY)

Most Bearish

Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) traded down about 1% after the company reported earnings.

ZAGG (NASDAQ: ZAGG) bounced up slightly on Tuesday following Monday's sharp sell-off. Last week, the company's CEO sold his shares and resigned.

Most Discussed

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) traded to a new all-time high on Monday, becoming the most valuable company by market cap in history.

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) continued to trade lower on Tuesday following the announcement that director Peter Thiel had sold over 20 million shares last week.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is a popular stock to discuss on social media. Shares traded near $676 on Tuesday.

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) traded near $31 on Tuesday. The company is set to release its next operating system -- Windows 8 -- within a few months.

Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) reported earnings on Tuesday that disappointed investors. The company also suspended future guidance and ended its buyback program.

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