Morning Social Media Outlook for Monday April 9 (AOL, OPTR, AA, JPM)
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 morning social media outlook for Monday, April 9.
AOL (NYSE: AOL) is trading up over 40% after it announced that it would sell a patent portfolio to Microsoft for $1 billion.
Optimer Pharma (NASDAQ: OPTR) reported management changes this morning, including a change of chairman and the termination of the company's CFO.
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) will report earnings tomorrow, marking the ceremonial beginning to earnings season.
JP Morgan (NYSE: JPM) will also report earnings this week. Negative press on the company may also have been generated by a report on one of the company's traders.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) nearly always sits atop this list, with today being no different. Shares rallied on Monday, despite the company being downgraded at BTIG to Neutral.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced that it would buy the $1 billion patent portfolio from AOL. The portfolio amounts to some 800 patents.
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Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is also a popular stock to discuss. Chatter may have been boosted further by video released last week of the company's prototype internet-enabled glasses.
AT&T (NYSE: T) announced that it will sell some of its holdings (including its stake in Yellow Pages) to private equity Cerberus.
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