Posts Tagged ‘Amazon.com’

Weekly Wrap for 7/26/09

1. Commentary 2. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Brewing Big Gains 3. Earnings 4. Current Trades & Closed Trades 5. Monday Morning Playbook 6. Closing Thoughts ************************************************** 1. Commentary The market continued its upward momentum last week after a wave of better-than-expected earnings helped pushed the Dow over 9,000. Nearly halfRead more

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Market Holds Up Despite Earning Woes

12:45pm (EST)   The market has held up rather well despite the rough outings being posted by Amazon.com (AMZN, $86.00, down $7.87) and Microsoft (MSFT, $23.43, down $2.15) today.   The Dow is currently at 9050, down 18 points while the S&P 500 has slipped 3 to 972.  The Nasdaq is off byRead more

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Futures Turn Positive

Microsoft (MSFT, $25.56) and Amazon.com (AMZN, $93.87).  Both stocks are down 5%-6% before the bell after reporting weaker-than-expected results. The Dow jumped nearly 200 points yesterday to close above the 9,000 mark for the first time since early January.  This move was significant and I don’t think the bulls worked this hard to give it allRead more

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7th Heaven?

12:45(pm) EST Dow 8,131. That is the number bulls are looking for. After an up and down week, the Dow has a chance to extend its weekly rally to 7 if we manage to break that number. Currently, the Dow is up 131 points to 8,088. Impressive. Tech is onceRead more

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eBay Beats Earnings, Shares Up

eBay (EBAY, $14.78, up $0.49) announced its earnings dipped over 20% after the bell but their numbers still beat Wall Street’s expectations. The company earned $357 million, or $0.28 a share, versus $460 million, or $0.34, a year earlier. The Street was expecting $0.34 and if you exclude charges, eBayRead more

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Market Recovers, Amazon.com Pushes $80

12:05pm (EST) The Dow has made a nice rebound from yesterday’s shellacking and is currently up 72 points to 7,914. There were a bevy of earnings announcements this morning, both good and not so good, but better-than-expected results from a couple of Tech companies have helped things. People are stillRead more

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Tuesday's Tidbits

9:00am (EST) Futures are actually positive this morning as I prepare this post for Tuesday’s Tidbits (my time is 1:30am now…). Pretty amazing since we got a 300-point drop on the Dow yesterday. A few updates. Amazon.com (AMZN, $77.57, down $0.48) dipped to a low of $76.83 on Monday andRead more

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Dow Falls Below 8,000

10:40am (EST) Amazon.com (AMZN, $77.95, down $0.10) opened higher this morning after an upgrade but has given back most of its gains since. I mentioned in the Weekly Wrap last night to set limit prices of $1.30 on the May 90 calls (ZQNER, $1.43, up $0.05). The options opened atRead more

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Barron's Bites Amazon

11:10 am (EST) Leave it to Barron’s to ruin another one of our trades. Amazon.com (AMZN, $76.17, down $2.00) was mentioned in this weekend’s online edition and although the investment magazine said a lot of good things about the company, the stock is down over 2% this morning. We gotRead more

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Weekly Wrap for 4/5/09

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