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Social Media Outlook for Monday July 9 (WLP, AGP, V, AA)

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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 Monday, July 9:

Most Bullish

AMERIGROUP (NYSE: AGP) entered into an agreement to be acquired for $4.9 billion by Wellpoint (NYSE: WLP). AMERIGROUP traded up about 40% on Monday.

Wellpoint (NYSE: WLP) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Amerigroup (NYSE: AGP) for $92 per share, for a total of $4.9 billion. Wellpoint traded up about 3% on Monday.

Most Bearish

Visa (NYSE: V) traded down about 3% on Monday after being downgraded by USB Investment Research from a Neutral to a Sell rating.

Alcoa (NYSE: AA) shares traded down about 1% on Monday. Alcoa is reporting earnings after the market closes on Monday.

Most Discussed

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) traded up slightly early on Monday. On Friday, it was rumored that the company is planning to create a smaller iPad.

Agilent Tech (NYSE: A) traded up slightly on Monday. On Friday, Agilent Tech's CFO--Didier Hirsch--was nominated by Logitech International (NASDAQ: LOGI) to be on the company's board.

Alcoa (NYSE: AA)

Wellpoint (NYSE: WLP)

AMERIGROUP (NYSE: AGP)

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