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News For AAPL From The Last 14 Days
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October 30, 2014
17:10 EDTAAPLOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street advanced, with a strong move higher from Visa (V) after its earnings report accounting for more than 100 points of the Dow's increase. The Nasdaq, which lagged all day, eventually moved off its lows and closed in positive territory as well. The New York Stock Exchange notified customers of a problem at 1:40 p.m., saying there was a ďcritical issueĒ and it was ďexperiencing issues publishing and receiving trades and quotes.Ē Ten minutes later, it sent a new alert saying the system was ďprocessing trades and quotes normally.Ē ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., GDP grew 3.5% in the third quarter, topping the consensus forecast for 3.1% growth. Initial jobless claims rose 3K to 287K in the week ended October 25, which was narrowly above the 285K consensus estimate. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of credit card networks Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA) are rising after both companies reported stronger than expected results. Visa, which also authorized a new $5B share repurchase program and was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital, advanced $21.99, or 10.24%, to $236.65, while MasterCard gained $7.14, or 9.4%, to $83.13... Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledged in an essay published by Bloomberg Businessweek that he is gay. Cook noted that he feels "if hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then itís worth the trade-off with my own privacy." MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Bristol-Myers (BMY), which advanced $4.82, or 8.9%, to $58.98 after the company announced data for a trial of its Opdivo drug in certain lung cancer patients that a doctor involved in the study called "encouraging." Also higher was Omeros (OMER), which rose $4.99, or 43.09%, to $16.57 after the company announced it has received transitional pass-through status for its lead product, Omidria, from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Among the noteworthy losers was Glu Mobile (GLUU), which fell 92c, or 20.31%, to $3.61 after the game maker reported Q3 EPS that beat consensus but non-GAAP revenue that missed expectations. Also lower were shares of beauty products provider Avon (AVP), which fell 99c, or 9.03%, to $9.97 after its third quarter report. INDEXES: The Dow rose 221.11, or 1.3%, to 17,195.42, the Nasdaq gained 16.91, or 0.37%, to 4,566.14, and the S&P 500 added 12.35, or 0.62%, to 1,994.65.
16:00 EDTAAPLOptions Update; October 30, 2014
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12:59 EDTAAPLOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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12:53 EDTAAPLFirm says Apple's tablet market share fell in Q3
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09:34 EDTAAPLMasterCard CEO says first few weeks of Apple Pay 'very encouraging'
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09:19 EDTAAPLMasterCard CEO says mobile strategy is to work with 'all players'
MasterCard (MA) CEO Ajaypal Banga says that while the company has worked closely with Apple (AAPL) on Apple Pay, which has garnered significant attention, that the company's strategy for mobile payments will be to work with "all players" to make it as easy as possible for all MasterCard customers.
07:12 EDTAAPLApple CEO Cook says 'proud to be gay' in Bloomberg essay
Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in an essay published by Bloomberg Businessweek: "Throughout my professional life, Iíve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy...Iíve come to realize that my desire for personal privacy has been holding me back from doing something more important...For years, Iíve been open with many people about my sexual orientation. Plenty of colleagues at Apple know Iím gay, and it doesnít seem to make a difference in the way they treat me...While I have never denied my sexuality, I havenít publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: Iím proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me...I donít consider myself an activist, but I realize how much Iíve benefited from the sacrifice of others. So if hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then itís worth the trade-off with my own privacy."
06:47 EDTAAPLVisa projects mobile payments will boost growth, Reuters says
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06:34 EDTAAPLHBO sees opportunity to offer streaming option through Apple TV, Xbox, WSJ says
According to sources, HBO, a unit of Time Warner (TWX), is currently examining methods to offer consumers a standalone streaming video service, including as an add-on to broadband packages or through Apple TV (AAPL), Microsoft's (MSFT) Xbox, Amazon (AMZN) devices, or Roku, reports the Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
06:28 EDTAAPLMajor merchant group could accept NFC technology, NY Times says
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06:04 EDTAAPLMCX says unauthorized parties obtained email addresses of CurrentC participants
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October 29, 2014
16:02 EDTAAPLOptions Update; October 29, 2014
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14:54 EDTAAPLEarnings Preview: Akamai reports following recent downgrade at Wells Fargo
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13:44 EDTAAPLApple in preliminary talks to sell iPhone in Iran, WSJ reports
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11:48 EDTAAPLCurrentC mobile payment system endures breach, Business Insider says
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09:42 EDTAAPLActive equity options trading
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09:05 EDTAAPLAerohive clarifies Wi-Fi infrastructure donated in support of Apple program
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07:53 EDTAAPLMCX member stores block Apple Pay amid threat of fines, NY Times says
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October 28, 2014
16:08 EDTAAPLAerohive today's $50M market cap addition is too much, says at Northland
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16:00 EDTAAPLOptions Update; October 28, 2014
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