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December 18, 2014
09:02 EDTAMZNAmazon announces thousands of titles in Amazon FreeTime Unlimited
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06:50 EDTGOOGGoogle to seek dismissal of Android antitrust lawsuit, Reuters reports
Google (GOOG) will try to convince a federal judge today to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that its practices related to its Android operating system violate antitrust laws, according to Reuters. The plaintiffs allege that Google forces handset makers to restrict competing apps such as Microsoft's (MSFT) search engine, Bing, the news service stated. Reference Link
06:42 EDTAMZNAmazon.com named a top pick for 2015 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray calls Amazon.com a top pick for 2015, saying it expects investors will become increasingly confident that the business will scale longer term. Piper reiterates an Overweight rating on the stock with a $400 price target.
06:38 EDTGOOGGoogle signs Karbonn to Android One project, 9to5Google reports
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05:50 EDTAMZNAmazon.com introduces Prime Now
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December 17, 2014
16:00 EDTNFLX, AMZNOptions Update; December 17, 2014
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11:14 EDTNFLXNetflix rises after MKM downplays production risks, DISH deal announced
Shares of Netflix (NFLX) are climbing after research firm MKM Partners recommended that investors buy shares of the online streaming service heading into the New Year. The shares could triple or quadruple over the next four to five years, the firm predicted. WHAT'S NEW: Some believe that Netflix's stepped up content production increases its risk, MKM analyst Rob Sanderson reported. However, Netflix's movie content purchase deals carry similar risk and the company's massive content portfolio insulates it from risk, the analyst stated. Meanwhile, Sanderson disagrees with initial reviews of Netflix's "Marco Polo" series. The series is no "Games of Thrones," but the season of "Marco Polo" as a whole is better than the first few episodes, Sanderson believes. Netflix should benefit more than expected from the advent of 4K resolution and the company should announce partnerships with cable companies at a faster rate next year, the analyst indicated. He continues to identify the stock as his favorite large-cap name and estimates that it could triple or quadruple over the next four or five years. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Satellite broadcaster DISH (DISH) earlier today announced that it had become the first major pay-TV provider in the U.S. to integrate the Netflix app into its set-top box. The app gives customers the ability to instantly stream Netflix movies and TV shows, DISH added. PRICE ACTION: In mid-morning trading, Netflix gained 3.4% to $327.21.
11:09 EDTGOOGFormer Hulu CEO gears up to launch Vessel, Re/code reports
Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is getting ready to launch a web video service called Vessel, which utilizes YouTube stars, Re/code reports. Reference Link
10:35 EDTSAPBlackBerry expands enterprise application portfolio
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10:13 EDTAMZNAmazon's German workers to continue strike over wages, WSJ reports
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10:02 EDTGOOGOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: Google (GOOG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Pivotal Research... Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Pivotal Research... Aaron's (AAN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc... Calpine (CPN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... Check Point (CHKP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... Columbia Sportswear (COLM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman... Dakota Plains Holdings (DAKP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord... SunCoke Energy (SXC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse... Taylor Morrison (TMHC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI... Teck Resources (TCK) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS... VeriFone (PAY) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Motorola Solutions (MSI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus... Approach Resources (AREX) upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at Global Hunter... HealthSouth (HLS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James... QLogic (QLGC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Focus List from Outperform at Howard Weil... Kansas City Southern (KSU) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens... BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BGC Financial.
09:53 EDTNFLXDISH integrates Netflix into set-top box
DISH (DISH) today became the first major pay-TV provider in the U.S. to integrate the Netflix (NFLX) app into its set-top box. Available on DISH’s second-generation Hopper, the app gives customers the ability to instantly stream Netflix movies and TV shows, including “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black,” from the same platform used to access their linear television channels. The Netflix app will rollout to DISH customers throughout the day. The Netflix app is currently available on all broadband-connected second-generation Hopper set-top boxes. In the coming months, DISH expects the app to rollout to Joey, Super Joey and Wireless Joey clients. Additionally, in the future, titles available on Netflix could be integrated into the search functionality across live, recorded and Video On Demand programs for both the Hopper as well as DISH’s forthcoming OTT service.
09:41 EDTAMZN, GOOG, NFLXActive equity options trading
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09:00 EDTAMZNEU expanding 'sweetheart' tax probe, WSJ reports
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08:47 EDTGOOGGoogle upgraded to Buy from Hold at Pivotal Research
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08:40 EDTNFLXNetflix shares should be bought into New Year, says MKM Partners
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08:19 EDTCRMSalesforce.com announces launch of Salesforce Files Connect
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07:20 EDTCSCapital Link to hold a forum
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06:44 EDTGOOGGoogle opponents lobbying state attorneys general, NY Times says
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06:12 EDTGOOGBaidu to take stake in Uber, Reuters reports
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December 16, 2014
16:00 EDTNFLX, AMZNOptions Update; December 16, 2014
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures up 1.55 to 34.60. Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR AMZN FB C GILD BAC NFLX AA MGM MCD according to Track Data.
14:50 EDTGOOGGoogle volatility increases as shares trends to 13-month low
Google December call option implied volatility is at 27, January is at 26, February is at 29, March is at 27; compared to its 26-week average of 22 according to Track Data, suggesting large near tem price movement.
13:31 EDTAMZNAmazon.com volatility elevated as shares trade below $300
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13:19 EDTCRM, AMZNResearch firm sees Amazon spinning off AWS in 2015, CNBC reports
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13:04 EDTAMZNAmazon.com breaks $300 level, moderates
The stock is hugging the line at $300 after falling to an intraday low of $297.52 earlier in the session. That level remains support for the day. Resistance is at the session high at $304.49.
10:35 EDTAMZNOffice Depot rises after BB&T upgrades shares citing merger potential
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10:01 EDTGOOGGoogle, Verizon enter into global patent licensing agreement
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09:36 EDTNFLX, AMZNActive equity options trading
Active equity options trading according to Track Data: AAPL AMZN C TSLA PBR TWTR NFLX JPM CLF ABX
09:17 EDTAMZN, NFLXInternet sector upgraded to Attractive from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman upgraded the Americas Internet sector to Attractive to Neutral based on more reasonable valuations, reduced expectations, and strong sector growth. As part of the sector change, the firm upgraded GrubHub (GRUB) to Buy from Neutral, downgraded Shutterfly (SFLY) to Neutral from Buy, and lowered Priceline (PCLN) to Buy from Conviction Buy.
06:57 EDTGOOGGoogle price target lowered to $600 from $670 at JPMorgan
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06:36 EDTAMZNAmazon says HBO GO now available on Fire TV
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06:25 EDTGOOGGoogle facing Dutch privacy fine of up to $19M, WSJ reports
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06:11 EDTAMZNAmazon.com extends free shipping order cutoff to Dec. 19
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06:02 EDTQCOMStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; QCOM CBST
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December 15, 2014
16:00 EDTAMZN, NFLXOptions Update; December 15, 2014
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15:20 EDTAMZNAmazon Seattle HQ partially evacuated due to threat, GeekWire reports
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15:09 EDTLYVLive Nation management to meet with Evercore ISI
Meeting to be held in San Francisco on December 16 hosted by Evercore ISI.
15:05 EDTAMZN, GOOGGoogle to step up challenge to Amazon with new shopping features, WSJ says
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12:41 EDTGOOGGoogle to shutter Russian engineering office, Guardian reports
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12:36 EDTGOOGVringo will seek Supreme Court review of court's reversal of Google judgement
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11:16 EDTAMZNStocks with call strike movement; AMZN BABA
RT Options Scanner shows Amazon.com (AMZN) January 350 call option implied volatility increased 8% to 38, Alibaba (BABA) January 117 call option implied volatility increased 2% to 39 according to IVolatility.
10:06 EDTHONHoneywell says M&A pipeline 'strong'
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09:38 EDTAMZNActive equity options trading
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09:34 EDTHONHoneywell sees 'moderate growth environment' in 2015
Sees organic sales of approx. 3% for Q4, FY. Says no change to organic sales growth outlook for Q4, FY14. Sees 20bps of margin contraction in Q4. Sees FY14 free cash flow $3.9B. Says lower oil prices a "net positive" for portfolio. Says Europe "stable" for company. Sees "flat to slightly negative" aero defense budget. Sees fast growth in connected-home market. Sees 2015 as peak year for UOP's CapEx. Sees $125M in cost savings in 2015 from restructuring. Comments taken from Honeywell's 2015 Outlook Conference Call.
07:40 EDTHONHoneywell sees FY15 organic sales growth about 4%
Says outlook in line with long-term targets. Says Q4 "on track." Sees "modest" GDP growth for 2015. Sees 2015 global GDP growth about 3.1% vs. 2.7% in 2014. Sees 2015 U.S. GDP growth 2.6% vs. 2.2% in 2014. Sees 2015 ACS organic sales up 4%-5%, segment margin up 60-90bps. Sees 2015 PMT organic sales up 4%-5%, segment margin up 80-110bps. For 2015, says planning euro f/x rate at ~1.20 at mid-point, 50% hedged at ~1.26; sees ~($0.6B) sales headwind, ~(10c) EPS impact. Sees FY15 tax rate 26.5%. Sees FY15 organic sales growth about 4%. Comments from slides that will be presented on Honeywell's 2015 Outlook Conference Call.
07:33 EDTCRMSusquehanna to hold a tour
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07:07 EDTHONHoneywell says on track toward achieving 2018 long-term targets
"We expect 2015 to be another strong year for Honeywell with across the board growth in sales, margin, EPS, and free cash flow. Our 2015 outlook tracks very well to the five year targets that we set for 2018 earlier this year. We sustained our 'seed planting' investments for the future, including innovating new products and technologies and expanding geographically, all of which will position the portfolio for continued growth. Similarly, we will use the gain on sale of B/E Aerospace shares in the fourth quarter to proactively fund Aerospace OEM incentives related to new platform wins. Our balanced portfolio mix of short- and long-cycle businesses, improving end markets, new product introductions, penetration in high-growth regions, and HOS Gold growth and productivity focus will all continue to drive Honeywell outperformance over the long term. While we're expecting only modest GDP growth in most regions around the world next year and will accordingly continue to be conservative in our cost and resource planning, our plan is to deliver higher organic growth, strong margin expansion, and double-digit earnings growth once again in 2015," said Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote.
07:06 EDTHONHoneywell reaffirms FY14 EPS view $5.50-$5.55, consensus $5.54
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07:05 EDTHONHoneywell backs Q4 EPS view $1.37-$1.42, consensus $1.42
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07:02 EDTHONHoneywell sees FY15 EPS $5.95-$6.15, consensus $6.11
Sees FY15 sales $40.5B-$41.1B, consensus $41.29B. Company forecasts 2015 organic sales growth of about 4%, up 1%-2% as reported.
06:32 EDTGOOGUnwired Planet commented on Google Markman ruling
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06:29 EDTAMZNAmazon's German workers begin fresh three-day strike, Independent.ie reports
Workers at five of Amazon's nine distribution centers in Germany have started a fresh-three day strike to press the retailer for better pay and working conditions, The Independent.ie reports. Reference Link
December 14, 2014
13:58 EDTJNPRJuniper and Elliott in talks on board additions, WSJ says
According to a Wall Street Journal report from Friday evening, Juniper Networks and activist investor Elliott Management are in discussions about adding new directors to Juniper's board in a move that may prevent a proxy fight. Elliott management which owns a 9% stake in the telephone equipment maker has suggested certain candidates which Juniper is evaluating, added the Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
December 12, 2014
16:00 EDTAMZNOptions Update; December 12, 2014
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12:22 EDTNFLXNetflix introduces Atlas telemetry platform
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10:01 EDTCTXSOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:35 EDTGOOGActive equity options trading
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08:21 EDTSAPMarketo doing more business with SAP, says JMP Securities
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07:30 EDTGOOG, AMZNAmazon forced to remove app from Google Play store, TechCrunch reports
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07:18 EDTGOOGCato Institute holds a conference
2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference is being held in Washington, D.C. on December 12 with webcasted presentations to begin at 9 am. Webcast Link
06:36 EDTCRMSalesforce.com resumed with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Price target lowered to $64 from $74.
06:33 EDTNFLXNetflix responds to FCC Commissioner's fast lanes allegations, TechCrunch says
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06:32 EDTQCOMQualcomm commits to invest $40M into Chinese companies
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06:16 EDTAMZNGlobal demand for e-paper on the decline, DigiTimes reports
Global demand for e-paper from e-book vendors is decreasing due to competition from tablets, reports DigiTimes, according to sources with Taiwan's supply chain. Due to the decline, Toshiba (TOSBF), Sony (SNE), and Panasonic (PCRFY) have withdrawn from the e-book reader market. According to the sources, Amazon is still look at growth in the China market, but the e-book reader market is not showing any signs of a rebound. Reference Link
06:05 EDTGOOGGoogle to shut down engineering operations in Russia, The Information reports
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December 11, 2014
16:26 EDTCTXSCitrix initiated with an Underweight at Piper Jaffray
Target $63.
16:01 EDTNFLX, AMZNOptions Update; December 11, 2014
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14:14 EDTHONHoneywell volatility flat into 2015 outlook
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13:40 EDTCSEuro zone banks accepted $160B in low interest loans, NY Times says
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10:17 EDTGOOGCiti upbeat on Google in face of pending Apple decision on Safari
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10:17 EDTCSFINRA fines Barclays Capital, Citigroup Global Markets, others $43.5M total
FINRA announced that it has fined 10 firms a total of $43.5M for allowing their equity research analysts to solicit investment banking business and for offering favorable research coverage in connection with the 2010 planned initial public offering of Toys"R"Us. FINRA fined the following firms. Barclays Capital (BCS) - $5M; Citigroup Global Markets (C) – $ 5M; Credit Suisse Securities (CS) – $5M; Goldman, Sachs & Co. (CS) – $5M; JP Morgan Securities LLC (JPM) – $5M; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (DB) – $4M; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (BAC) – $4M; Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC (MS) – $4M; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC (WFC) – $4M; Needham & Company LLC – $2.5M. In addition, FINRA found that six of the 10 firms — Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Needham — had inadequate supervisory procedures related to research analyst participation in investment banking pitches. Toys"R"Us and its sponsors offered each of the 10 firms various roles in the IPO but it eventually decided not to proceed with the offering. In settling this matter, the 10 firms neither admitted nor denied the charges, but consented to the entry of FINRA's findings.
09:59 EDTHONHoneywell management to meet with Oppenheimer
Meeting to be held in New York on December 18 hosted by Oppenheimer.
09:37 EDTNFLXActive equity options trading
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08:53 EDTGOOGBritain lays out details for proposed 25% 'Google Tax,' WSJ reports
U.S. technology giants such as Google (GOOGL, GOOG), Facebook (FB), Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) have come under fire in Britain for the relatively small corporate taxes they pay there and the U.K. government detailed plans for a new 25% tax on profits of multinational technology and other companies, reported The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
08:09 EDTGOOGGoogle shares pricing in loss of Apple search deal, says Citigroup
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06:32 EDTQCOMGlobalfoundries hope to win orders from Qualcomm and Apple, DigiTimes reports
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06:17 EDTGOOGGoogle to shut Google News service in Spain
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06:06 EDTQCOMQualcomm cutting 600 jobs worldwide, CNet reports
A Qualcomm spokesperson has confirmed that the company is planning to cut 600 jobs globally, with around half the cuts coming in California, CNet reports. The spokesperson notes that the layoffs are not related to ongoing investigations in the U.S., China and the EU, commenting that the layoffs are "focused on specific projects and programs and reflects current business priorities." Reference Link
December 10, 2014
13:10 EDTCRMSalesforce.com management to meet with FBR Capital
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10:53 EDTCRMSalesforce.com calls active on activist investor speculation
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10:05 EDTCRMRumor: Salesforce.com moves up on activist investor speculation
09:58 EDTHONHoneywell to host business news update conference call
Conference call to discuss the company's 2015 outlook will be held on December 15 at 9 am. Webcast Link
09:35 EDTCTXSCitrix management to meet with William Blair
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08:17 EDTAMZNAmazon.com expected to outperform this holiday season, says Nomura
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08:16 EDTJNPRBarclays to hold a conference
Global Technology Conference is being held in San Francisco on December 9-10 with webcasted company presentations to begin on December 10 at 10:40 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted.Webcast Link
06:34 EDTAMZNAmazon's publishing boss to leave company, Seattle Times reports
The boss of Amazon's publishing division is leaving after a little more than a year in the job, The Seattle Times reports, citing a confirmed statement from an Amazon spokeswoman. Daphne Durham was at the company for over 15 years. Mikyla Bruder will assume most of Durham’s responsibilities. Reference Link
06:18 EDTAMZNAmazon's Twitch to acquire GoodGame agency, terms not disclosed
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December 9, 2014
16:00 EDTNFLXOptions Update; December 9, 2014
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11:48 EDTNFLXStocks with call strike movement; NFLX TSLA
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11:29 EDTNFLXDiscovery CEO says international market 'steady, good' for company
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10:32 EDTNFLXNetflix hits a fresh 6-month low, levels to watch
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10:23 EDTJNPROn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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07:55 EDTAMZNAmazon.com continuing to gain share, says Pacific Crest
After conducting a consumer technology survey, Pacific Crest reports that 81% of respondents plan to shop at Amazon this holiday, while 31% plan to do most or nearly all of their online holiday shopping on the website. The firm thinks the company is continuing to gain share and it recommends buying the stock.
07:41 EDTCTXSBarclays to hold a conference
Global Technology Conference is being held in San Francisco on December 9-10 with webcasted company presentations to begin on December 9 at 10:40 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link
07:22 EDTJNPRBMO Capital to hold a conference
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06:48 EDTNFLXNetflix wants to be 'completely global' within five years, GigaOM reports
Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos told investors at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference that the company wants to be "completely global" and available everywhere in the world before 2020, GigaOM reports. CEO Reed Hastings has previously said that the company could eventually generate up to 80% of its revenue outside the U.S. Reference Link
06:39 EDTJNPRJuniper initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
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06:29 EDTAMZNAmazon warns of moving more drone research abroad, WSJ reports
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06:23 EDTAMZNAmazon.com testing faster deliveries through bikes, drones, WSJ reports
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06:16 EDTAMZNAmazon unveils 'Make an Offer' for customers to negotiate lower prices
Amazon.com has announced the "Make an Offer" experience that allows customers to negotiate even lower prices on thousands of items. Expanding on Amazon’s traditional fixed price model, the new pricing feature allows customers to offer to buy items at even lower prices. If agreed upon, customers can then purchase the items at a savings from the listed price. To start, more than 150,000 items from sellers on Amazon are enabled with the "Make an Offer" experience across Sports and Entertainment Collectibles, Collectible Coins and Fine Art. The new feature will expand to hundreds of thousands of items from sellers in 2015. The "Make an Offer" feature is not an auction format. All negotiations are 1:1 and private between individual customers and sellers. A seller is able to accept a customer’s offer at any time. The intention is to lower prices, and a customer negotiating with a seller will never pay more than the listed price.
06:14 EDTGOOGGoogle launches Street View in Dubai
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06:00 EDTCRM, GOOGSalesforce.com names YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki to board
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05:34 EDTAMZNChannelAdvisor says Amazon November SSS up 35.7%, eBay up 9.8%
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December 8, 2014
16:00 EDTAMZNOptions Update; December 8, 2014
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11:29 EDTNFLXNetflix falls to session lows, levels to watch
The shares are down over 2% to $342.44. At that price next support is at $340.05. Resistance is at $345.45.
10:00 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:30 EDTLYVLive Nation downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast
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08:50 EDTAMZNAmazon increasing robot fulfilment use faster than expected, says Janney Capital
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07:56 EDTCSRBS asks Credit Suisse, others for Coutts bids by Christmas, Reuters says
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07:31 EDTQCOMQualcomm announces collabration with vitaphone e-health solutions
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07:30 EDTSAPSAP CEO sees company remaining independent for long-term, Reuters reports
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07:28 EDTCRMFBN Securities to hold a bus tour
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06:30 EDTAMZNAmazon's German workers strike again, WSJ reports
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December 7, 2014
18:31 EDTCSCredit Suisse assesses prime brokerage business, Reuters says
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13:47 EDTGOOGGoogle could reach $634 in a year, Barron's says
Google shares look attractive at current levels and shares could reach $634.00 in a year, driven by stabilizing ad pricing, Barron's contends in a feature article. Reference Link
December 5, 2014
16:56 EDTNFLXNetflix initiated with a Neutral at UBS
Target $370.
12:50 EDTGOOGOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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11:23 EDTNFLXOption volume leaders
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10:44 EDTQCOMOptions with increasing implied volatility
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10:20 EDTGOOGYahoo rises, Google falls after BofA changes ratings on both
Shares of Yahoo (YHOO) are rising and Google's (GOOG, GOOGL) stock is falling after Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded Yahoo and downgraded Google. WHAT'S NEW: Bank of America analyst Justin Post upgraded his rating on Yahoo to Buy from Neutral. Post said he had previously not expected to obtain information about Yahoo's strategy for avoiding taxes on the sale of its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) at least until well into 2015. However, Yahoo's CFO recently stated that the company continued to be optimistic that it would be able to cut its tax bill and added that the company would divulge its plans for doing so during its next earnings conference call. Yahoo's next earnings conference call is expected to take place by the end of next month, Post noted. He set a $62 price target on Yahoo shares. Meanwhile, Post downgraded Google to Neutral from Buy. The analyst thinks the company is facing several headwinds, including the maturity of its search business, a lack of products that can provide catalysts, and margin pressures as it invests in competitive businesses. As a result of these headwinds, Google's results are likely to be below expectations, Post believes. Meanwhile, the company is also facing increased regulatory risk, particularly in the EU, and increased competition from Facebook (FB) and other social networks. He trimmed his price target on Google to $580 from $600. PRICE ACTION: In early trading, Yahoo climbed 1% to $50.94, while Google class A shares declined 1.5% to $534.33.
10:00 EDTGOOGOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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09:36 EDTAMZNActive equity options trading
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08:55 EDTGOOGYahoo seen overtaking Twitter in U.S. mobile ad market share, WSJ reports
Research firm eMarketer predicts Google (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB) will account for about 35% and 17%, respectively, of the U.S. mobile ad market in 2015, but the firm also expects Yahoo (YHOO) will edge past Twitter (TWTR) in terms of mobile ad revenue, with projected market shares of 3.74% and 3.69%, respectively, reported The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
08:14 EDTGOOGGoogle volatility low into being downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
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07:38 EDTGOOGFollow-up: Google downgraded at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill downgraded Google to Neutral from Buy. The firm lowered estimates slightly below the Street due to lack of product catalysts, search maturity, and margin pressure from investments. BofA/Merrill is also cautious on online advertising growth given increased regulatory risk in the EU, potential Facebook (FB) competition, share loss from social growth, and a strong Apple (AAPL) product cycle. Price target lowered to $580 from $600.
07:28 EDTGOOGGoogle downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
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06:15 EDTGOOGGoogle revamps incentive program for firms that sell productivity apps, services
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06:03 EDTGOOGiOS mobile traffic shows iPhone 6 launch strong, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray says that according to Quantcast data, Apple's (AAPL) iOS mobile traffic share increased from 60.6% at iPhone 6 launch to 61.4% nine weeks after launch, while Google's (GOOG) Android decreased from 38.4% to 37.5% in the same period. Piper views the iOS mobile traffic share as further evidence that the iPhone 6 launch in the U.S. is off to a strong start. It keeps an Overweight rating on Apple shares with a $135 price target.
December 4, 2014
17:00 EDTQCOMSilicon Image announces new unit Qterics, Qualcomm participates with investment
Silicon Image (SIMG) announced that Qualcomm (QCOM), has made a $7M strategic investment in Silicon Image’s new subsidiary, Qterics, for a 7% ownership interest. Qterics will be focused on enabling a wide variety of solutions and services for Internet-enabled consumer products including TVs, mobile handsets, tablets, routers, home automation devices, white goods and more. Qterics is comprised of the UpdateLogic services business combined with other related Silicon Image assets, including software and other intellectual property. Current UpdateLogic General Manager, Kurt Thielen, will assume the role of President of Qterics. “Qualcomm is committed to enabling technologies that support our ‘Internet of Everything’ initiatives. Our strategic investment in Qterics further promotes IoE advancements, including the development of solutions utilizing the AllJoyn open source software framework of the AllSeen Alliance for a truly interoperable Internet of Everything,” said Michael Wallace, SVP and General Manager, Qualcomm Internet Services. In addition to the investment, Qualcomm and Silicon Image will explore opportunities to collaborate on promoting the AllJoyn open source software framework and developing new Internet of Everything services
16:00 EDTNFLX, AMZNOptions Update; December 4, 2014
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11:10 EDTGOOGNetwork-1 Technologies initiates 2nd patent litigation against Google, YouTube
Network-1 Technologies (NTIP) announced it has initiated its second patent litigation against Google (GOOG) and YouTube in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for infringement of its newly issued patent relating to the identification and tagging of media content. The patent being asserted is U.S. Patent No. 8,904,464. The lawsuit alleges that Google and YouTube have infringed and continue to infringe by making, using, selling and offering to sell unlicensed systems and products and services related thereto, which include YouTube's Content ID system.
09:37 EDTAMZNActive equity options trading
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09:01 EDTAMZNAmazon launches Amazon Elements everyday essentials product line
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08:45 EDTAMZNAmazon.com, ChannelAdvisor should be bought, says Pacific Crest
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07:17 EDTJNPRFBR Capital to hold a bus tour
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06:41 EDTGOOGProposed U.K. tax hike would hit tech companies, NY Times says
The British government has proposed a 25% tax on the U.K. profits of international companies, according to The New York Times. The tax would hit tech giants like Google (GOOG) which use complex loopholes to reduce their taxes, the newspaper stated. Reference Link
06:05 EDTQCOMStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; WFM QCOM
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06:02 EDTAMZNStocks with implied volatility movement; BAC AMZN
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05:21 EDTJNPRJuniper, VMware collaborate on cloud in APAC
Juniper Networks (JNPR) and VMware (VMW) have kick-started a joint Asia Pacific, or APAC, strategy aimed at accelerating the adoption of private cloud solutions by enterprises across APAC. The announcement builds on last year's expansion of the two companies' global technology partnership to deliver joint marketing and sales activities and interoperable products to support simple integration of the VMware NSX network virtualization platform with Juniper Networks' MetaFabric architecture for virtualized data center networking in APAC. The global market for private cloud services is forecasted to grow at a compound annual rate of 22% over the period 2013-2018 according to TechNavio. Yet the implementation and management of virtual infrastructures, together with network latency, are among the leading pain-points cited by CIOs across the APAC region. The partnership between Juniper Networks and VMware represents a shared commitment to delivering simplified, flexible solutions that enable customers to more easily realize the benefits of network virtualization and SDN as their business needs evolve.
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