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Social Media Outlook for Thursday July 5 (ED, NLY, A, FB)

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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, below is the social media outlook for Thursday, July 5.

Most Bullish

Consolidated Edison (NYSE: ED) is set to resume talks with its biggest employee union on Thursday.

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) traded slightly lower on Thursday. Shares might have been affected by the yield on the U.S. 10-year, which was higher by around 2 basis points.

Most Bearish

Agilent Tech (NYSE: A) was trading down slightly on Thursday. The company is involved in the technology side of car manufacturing and thus could be the subject of chatter following Tuesday's auto sales release.

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) continues to be discussed frequently on social media. On Thursday, shares traded near $31, far removed from the $38 IPO pricing.

Most Discussed

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) nearly always sits atop this list. The Wall Street Journal reported that the company is working on a 7-inch iPad.

Agilent Tech (NYSE: A)

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) continues to see discussion in the wake of its Nexus 7 tablet announcement.

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported on Tuesday that it was taking a $6.2 billion charge on its acquisition of aQuantive.

Research in Motion's (NASDAQ: RIMM) CEO told Canadian press earlier in the week that the company was not, as many had said, in a "death spiral."

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