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April 24, 2014
18:55 EDTAMZNOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
NOTABLE: Amazon (AMZN) reported first quarter earnings that were in-line with expectations on revenues that topped estimates. The company also provided second quarter revenue outlook that was in-line with expectations and shares of the online retailer were roughly flat in after hours trade... Starbucks (SBUX) gained 1.6% after reporting profit that in-line with estimates on revenue that was a bit light. The company reaffirmed its fiscal 2014 revenue outlook and said it expects same-store sales growth for 2014 to be in the mid-single digits... Microsoft (MSFT) gained 2.8% after reporting earnings that beat expectations on revenues that were roughly in-line with estimates. The company added that it sold 1.2M Xbox One units during the quarter and said Windows volume licensing revenue grew 11%. UP AFTER EARNINGS: Baidu (BIDU), up 5.5%... Deckers Outdoor (DECK), up 6.3%... Synaptics (SYNA), up 7.8%. ALSO HIGHER: Clean Harbors (CLH), up 7% after Relational Investors reported a 9% stake in the company, adding that it has been in dialogue with the company's management regarding certain actions the fund believes Clean Harbors can take to enhance shareholder value... Under Armour (UA), up 2.5% after it was announced the company will join the S&P 500 as of the close on April 30. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Dow member Visa (V) fell 3.5% despite reporting earnings and revenue that topped estimates. The company said it expects earnings per share growth for its fiscal 2014 in the mid-to-high teens... Pandora (P), down 4% after its second quarter outlook disappointed. The streaming internet radio company did, however, raise its fiscal 2014 profit and sales outlooks... Cliffs Natural (CLF), down 4%.
18:17 EDTNFLXNetflix in deal with Atlantic Broadband for streaming services, WSJ says
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17:52 EDTNFLXComcast calls Netflix argument a 'House of Cards'
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17:37 EDTAMZNAmazon.com says AWS usage has been "very strong"
17:34 EDTAMZNAmazon.com says third party growth continues to be strong
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16:26 EDTAMZNAmazon.com reports Q1 operating margin 0.7% vs. 1.1% last year
16:12 EDTAMZNAmazon.com sees Q2 sales $18.1B-$19.8B, consensus $19.03B
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16:09 EDTAMZNAmazon.com reports Q1 EPS 23c, consensus 23c
Reports Q1 revenue $19.74B, consensus $19.43B.
16:01 EDTAMZNOptions Update; April 24, 2014
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15:56 EDTNFLXNetflix VP of content delivery discusses concerns about Comcast deal in post
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15:26 EDTAMZNNotable companies reporting after market close
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15:20 EDTAMZNEarnings Preview: Microsoft to report for first time with Nadella at helm
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15:15 EDTAMZNAmazon.com April weekly 335 straddle priced for 6.4% move into Q1
14:56 EDTAMZNAmazon.com technical comments ahead of earnings
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13:51 EDTNFLXTiVo turns positive after firm suggests Netflix consider takeover
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13:49 EDTAMZNAmazon testing own delivery network, WSJ says
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13:03 EDTAMZNEarnings Preview: Amazon shares dropped 17.2% since last earnings report
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12:25 EDTNFLXApple shares cheap, Netflix expensive, Barron's reports
While Apple (AAPL) and Netflix (NFLX) both reported better than expected profit this week, Apple's shares look cheap based on strong cash generation. Netflix, on the other hand, had strong growth, but only generated a small cash profit, and therefore looks pricey, according to Barron's. Reference Link
10:36 EDTNFLXOptions with decreasing implied volatility: SRPT CREE ANGI FIO NFLX
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10:26 EDTNFLXAlbert Fried believes a Netflix and Tivo merger makes sense
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10:10 EDTNFLXNetflix falls for a second session, levels to watch
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09:45 EDTNFLXActive equity options trading on open
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08:00 EDTAMZNAmazon.com recent pullback a buying opportunity, says Topeka
Topeka would use the recent pullback in Amazon.com to buy shares given 20% revenue growth, increasing returns on capital, margin expansion and free cash flow growth. The firm expects Thursday's Q1 report to be inline on revenues, outperform on CSOI and gross margins to expand +200bps. Shares are Buy rated with a $450 price target.
07:27 EDTAMZNAmazon.com April weekly volatility increases into Q1 and profit outlook
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07:22 EDTAMZNAmazon asking Prime Pantry customers to pay for some deliveries, Re/code says
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April 23, 2014
18:24 EDTAMZNApple has sold more than 20M Apple TV set-top boxes
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16:57 EDTAMZN, NFLXOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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15:55 EDTNFLXNew FCC proposal to let ISPs charge for special access, WSJ says
The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new "net neutrality" rules on Thursday that would block Internet service providers from discriminating against specific websites, but would allow providers to charge content companies for preferential treatment of their traffic, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing a person familiar with the proposal. Netflix (NFLX) CEO Reed Hastings had been outspoken in the past in his opposition of the FCC's previous net neutrality rules. Broadband ISPs include Comcast (CMCSA), Time Warner Cable (TWC), Cablevision (CVC), Verizon (VZ), and AT&T (T). Reference Link
15:37 EDTNFLXFCC to propose to let ISPs charge content companies for special access, DJ says
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13:35 EDTNFLXNetflix slides after Amazon.com signs content deal with HBO
The shares are down 4.5% to $356 after news earlier today that Amazon.com (AMZN) had signed a content deal with HBO, inlcuding some exclusives. At current price next support is at $350.24. Resistance is at $362.49.
12:51 EDTAMZN, NFLXOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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12:36 EDTNFLX, AMZNNetflix slides after Amazon signs content deal with HBO
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12:09 EDTNFLX, AMZNAmazon deal with HBO helps Prime catch up with Netflix, says Cantor
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10:40 EDTNFLXOptions with decreasing implied volatility: SRPT CREE NFLX IRBT SVU
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09:48 EDTNFLX, AMZNNetflix drops 3% after HBO, Amazon enter content agreement
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09:34 EDTNFLXActive equity options trading on open
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09:01 EDTAMZNAmazon, HBO sign multi-year deal to bring HBO programming to Prime members
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April 22, 2014
17:43 EDTNFLXNetflix expanding to France by year-end, Bloomberg says
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16:33 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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13:54 EDTAMZNAmazon.com's sales slumped when tax imposed, Bloomberg says
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12:39 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were higher at midday amid a number of big deals and a much talked about proposed deal in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as another wave of earnings reports. The market opened quietly but on the positive side of the ledger as investors pored over the multitude of quarterly reports issued after the close last night and earlier today. Near noon the market stood near its session highs and is pointing toward its sixth consecutive positive close. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., existing home sales slipped 0.2% to a 4.59M rate in March, versus expectation for them to have fallen 1% to a 4.56M rate. The Richmond Fed manufacturing survey for April had a reading of 7, beating the consensus forecast for a reading of 2. COMPANY NEWS: Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) teamed with Bill Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square to make a hostile takeover offer for Allergan (AGN), sending shares of both companies higher. Allergan confirmed it received the offer of $48.30 in cash and 0.83 shares of Valeant stock for each of its own shares, which it said it will evaluate with the help of its advisers. Analysts' opinion on the fallout varied, with one firm suggesting Allergan could pursue its own takeover of Shire (SHPG) or Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) as a defense, and another saying a rival big pharma company, such as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) or Merck (MRK), could launch a competing bid for Allergan. Shares of Allergan led all gainers on the S&P 500, rising 16%, while Valeant shares gained more than 6%... A number of other big drug makers made news with a string of deals, as Novartis (NVS) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) both reshaped their companies via a trio of agreements. Novartis will acquire GSK's oncology products for a $14.5B payment and up to $1.5B contingent future payments, Novartis will sells its Vaccines business, excluding flu, to GSK for $7.1B plus royalties, and the two agreed to tie-up their consumer healthcare businesses through a joint venture. In a separate transaction, Novartis agreed to divest its Animal Health Division to Eli Lilly (LLY) for about $5.4B. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers following their earnings reports were streaming video service Netflix (NFLX), which advanced almost 6%, and motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG), which rose 8%. Companies that slid following their earnings reports included printer maker Lexmark (LXK), which fell over 11%, and Pentair (PNR), which dropped almost 6%. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was up 106.77, or 0.65%, to 16,556.02, the Nasdaq was up 45.95, or 1.11%, to 4,167.50, and the S&P 500 was up 11.59, or 0.62%, to 1,883.48.
12:37 EDTNFLXNetflix rises after earnings beat, sooner than expected price hike
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10:42 EDTNFLX Options with decreasing implied volatility: SRPT NFLX YOKU UVXY
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10:00 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:38 EDTAMZN, NFLXActive equity options trading on open
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09:16 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Netflix (NFLX), up 8%... Harley-Davidson (HOG), up 7%... PLX Technology (PLXT), up 8%... Illinois Tool (ITW), up 2.3%... Comcast (CMCSA), up 1%... McDonald's (MCD), up 0.6%. ALSO HIGHER: Allergan (AGN), up 17% after Valeant (VRX) confirms proposal to combine with the company for $48.30 and 0.83 shares of stock. Valeant is up 5% following its confirmation of the news that broke last night... GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), up 4.5% after agreeing to sell oncology products for $14.5B to Novartis (NVS) and buy Novartis' Vaccines business, currently excluding its flu business, for $7.1B plus royalties. Novartis shares trading in New York are also up 1% following the deals... Revance Therapeutics (RVNC), up 20% after announcing positive results from RT002 Phase 1/2 study... Facebook (FB), up 2% following upgrade at Credit Suisse. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Xerox (XRX), down 4%... Lexmark (LXK), down 4.8%. ALSO LOWER: Allison Transmission (ALSN), down 4% after filing to sell 25M shares for holders... FireEye (FEYE), down 2.9% after filing to sell 13.3M shares of common stock for holders... Bebe stores (BEBE), down 16% after reporting preliminary Q3 losses that were steeper than the consensus estimate.
09:09 EDTAMZNAmazon.com April weekly volatility increases into Q1 and expense outlook
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08:14 EDTNFLXNetflix price target raised to $520 from $500 at Pacific Crest
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08:09 EDTAMZNAmazon.com risk/reward compelling into Q1 results, says Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank views the recent sell-off in shares of Amazon.com as overdone and believes the risk/reward is compelling into the company's Q1 results. Deutsche expects Amazon to post a larger than normal beat versus consensus in Q1 and it keeps a Buy rating on the stock with a $475 price target.
07:50 EDTNFLXNetflix price target raised to $435 from $419 at Oppenheimer
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07:34 EDTNFLXNetflix guidance, commentary positive, says Stifel
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07:10 EDTNFLXNetflix blames AT&T for below-average streaming speeds, Bloomberg says
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06:37 EDTAMZNCompanies with cloud businesses worried about Aereo case, Re/code says
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05:59 EDTNFLXNetflix price target raised to $434 from $412 at Piper Jaffray
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05:45 EDTNFLXNetflix upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
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05:30 EDTNFLXNetflix upgraded to Buy from Hold at Cantor
Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded its rating on Netflix (NFLX) shares to Buy from Hold citing the company's stronger than expected Q1 results and better Q2 guidance. Cantor views the stock as more compelling given Netflix's international expansion and $1-$2 price hike later this quarter. The firm raised its price target for shares to $425 from $405.
April 21, 2014
19:45 EDTNFLXComcast responds to Netflix opposition to Time Warner Cable deal
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19:02 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
NOTABLE: Allergan (AGN), up 20%, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX), up 9.1%, both advanced after The Wall Street Journal reported that activist investor Bill Ackman is teaming up with Valeant to make a bid for Allergan. Following the report, Ackman's Pershing Square filed a 13D with the SEC disclosing a 9.7% stake in Allergan and outlining an agreement with Valeant. The agreement, among other things, said that Valeant plans to make a bid for Allergan comprised of $15B of cash and a to-be-determined amount of Valeant stock. The filing also showed that Ackman began building a position in Allergan in late February, and at that time entered an agreement with Valeant forming a new, jointly-owned entity through which to acquire a position in Allergan. CNBC's David Faber reported that Valeant is expected to officially make a hostile bid for Allergan by tomorrow. UP AFTER EARNINGS: Netflix (NFLX) gained 6.3% after reporting profits that beat expectations on revenues that were in-line with expectations. The streaming internet video service also reported that U.S. subscribers grew by 2.25M in the first quarter, with its international subscriber base expanding by 1.75M for the period. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Rambus (RMBS) fell 7.5% after providing a second quarter revenue outlook that fell short of expectations, with the company adding that its revenue outlook, "includes expectations that the company will sign new customers for patent as well as solutions licensing." Rambus' first quarter results, however, came in better than expected, and the company also reaffirmed its fiscal 2014 revenue outlook.
17:31 EDTNFLXNetflix sees reaching 60M-90M U.S. subscribers
17:18 EDTNFLXNetflix says original content competing with 'top end of cable'
Comment made on company's Q1 earnings webcast.
16:24 EDTNFLXNetflix says opposes Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
"If the Comcast (CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (TWC) merger is approved, the combined company’s footprint will pass over 60% of U.S. broadband households, after the proposed divestiture, with most of those homes having Comcast as the only option for truly high-speed broadband. As DSL fades in favor of cable Internet, Comcast could control high-speed broadband to the majority of American homes. Comcast is already dominant enough to be able to capture unprecedented fees from transit providers and services such as Netflix (NFLX). The combined company would possess even more anti-competitive leverage to charge arbitrary interconnection tolls for access to their customers. For this reason Netflix opposes this merger," the company said.
16:10 EDTNFLXNetflix shares up 3% after Q1 results
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16:10 EDTNFLXNetflix says opposes Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
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16:07 EDTNFLXNetflix sees adding $1-$2 per month for new subscribers
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16:06 EDTNFLXNetflix says House of Cards season 2 attracted 'huge' audience
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16:04 EDTNFLXNetflix sees adding 520,000 domestic subscribers in Q2
Sees adding 940,000 international subscribers in Q2. Sees total members 49.81M in Q2, reports 48.35M total members at Q1-end.
16:03 EDTNFLXNetflix Q1 net international subscriber additions 1.75M
16:03 EDTNFLXNetflix Q1 net domestic additions 2.25M
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16:02 EDTNFLXNetflix sees Q2 EPS $1.12, consensus $1.00
16:02 EDTNFLXNetflix reports Q1 EPS 86c, consensus 83c
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16:01 EDTNFLXOptions Update; April 21, 2014
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 78c to 40.03. Option volume leaders: AAPL C GILD NFLX TSLA TWTR FB WLT according to Track Data.
15:16 EDTNFLXNotable companies reporting after market close
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13:37 EDTNFLXEarnings Preview: Comcast set for first report after Time Warner Cable deal
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13:18 EDTNFLXNetflix technical commentary ahead of earnings
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13:05 EDTAMZN, NFLXEarnings Preview: Netflix shares trading up 3% since last earnings report
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12:43 EDTNFLXNetflix April weekly 345 straddle priced for 11.6% move into Q1
09:36 EDTNFLXActive equity options trading on open
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09:02 EDTNFLXNetflix April weekly volatility elevated at 126 into Q1 and outlook
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06:45 EDTAMZNApple and Google compete to offer exclusive game apps, WSJ reports
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April 19, 2014
20:17 EDTNFLX, AMZNTwitter, Netflix, Amazon look pricey, Barron's says
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April 17, 2014
16:31 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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16:05 EDTAMZNAmazon Fire TV's voice search partners with Hulu, Crackle, Showtime Anytime
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14:55 EDTNFLXNetflix rallies after upgrade, Vodafone content deal talks
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12:46 EDTNFLXVodafone, Netflix in talks on content deal, Bloomberg says
Vodafone (VOD) is in early stage talks with Netflix (NFLX) to offer Vodafone customers free access access to its streaming service for a period of time, according to Bloomberg, citing three people familiar with the talks. Reference Link
10:20 EDTAMZNStocks with call strike movement; AMZN TSLA
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10:17 EDTNFLXStocks with call strike movement; FB NFLX
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09:59 EDTNFLXOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:35 EDTAMZN, NFLXActive equity options trading on open
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06:58 EDTNFLXNetflix, Comcast deal questioned by senator, NY Post says
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06:10 EDTAMZNNearly 1,000 Amazon workers in Germany expected to strike, WSJ reports
Amazon workers in Germany are expected to strike today, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing comments from services union Verdi. The union believes 400-500 employees will strike at two locations over wage levels. Reference Link
05:33 EDTNFLXNetflix upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Pacific Crest
Pacific Crest upgraded its rating on Netflix (NFLX) to Outperform from Sector Perform on expectations the company's international growth will accelerate meaningfully over the next 18 months. The firm has a $500 price target for shares.
April 16, 2014
16:00 EDTNFLXOptions Update; April 16, 2014
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13:00 EDTNFLXNetflix to launch Germany service in September, GigaOM says
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12:08 EDTNFLXStocks with call strike movement; TWTR NFLX
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10:16 EDTNFLXNetflix April weekly volatility elevated at 106 into Q1 and outlook
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10:00 EDTAMZNOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:36 EDTNFLX, AMZNActive equity options trading on open
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08:53 EDTAMZNSeveral e-commerce stocks look positive into earnings, says Pacific Crest
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08:05 EDTAMZNAmazon.com upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
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07:53 EDTNFLXNetflix Q1 results should be solid, says RW Baird
Baird expects Netflix to report solid Q1 results and remains bullish on the company's medium and long-term opportunities. The firm, however, does not expect to see meaningful upside to subscriber growth due to seasonality. Baird keeps an Outperform rating and $470 price target on the stock.
07:30 EDTAMZNVMware, Citrix may be threatened as OpenStack momentum builds, WSJ says
OpenStack supporters say the open-source operating system can bring the ease of use and agility offered by cloud-service vendors, while using a company's own server systems, and if it continues to be adopted OpenStack could pose a threat to companies to offer data center software and services including VMware (VMW), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Amazon.com (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT) and others, said The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
07:07 EDTAMZNAmazon, Google, Microsoft cut prices for cloud computing products, WSJ says
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06:27 EDTNFLX, AMZNNBCUniversal planning digital video push
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06:17 EDTAMZNAmazon testing handheld grocery ordering device, WSJ reports
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April 15, 2014
16:00 EDTAMZNOptions Update; April 15, 2014
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13:14 EDTNFLXNetflix volatility elevated up as shares pullback to six-month low into Q1
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12:16 EDTAMZNAmazon.com pauses near session lows, levels to watch
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07:59 EDTAMZNAmazon exec hired away by Square, Re/code says
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06:53 EDTAMZNAmazon.com rejects bitcoin, doesn't rule out payment network, Re/code says
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April 14, 2014
13:19 EDTNFLXNetflix's streaming speeds on Comcast jumped, The Verge reports
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09:36 EDTNFLX, AMZNActive equity options trading on open
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06:45 EDTAMZNAmazon.com says Amazon Fire TV out of stock until April 21
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April 11, 2014
17:11 EDTAMZNAmazon.com plans to launch smartphone in 2H14, WSJ reports
According to sources, Amazon.com plans to launch a smartphone during the second half of 2014, with shipping likely to begin by the end of September, The Wall Street Journal reports. Reference Link
16:57 EDTAMZNAmazon.com plans to launch smartphone in 2H14, Dow Jones reports
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12:44 EDTAMZNHedge funds initiating shorts on Priceline, Amazon, Twitter, CNBC says
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12:04 EDTAMZNStocks with call strike movement; AMZN GILD
Amazon.com (AMZN) May 380 call option implied volatility decreased 3% to 43, Gilead (GILD) August 77 call option implied volatility decreased 15% to 45 according to IVolatility.
09:37 EDTNFLX, AMZNActive equity options trading on open
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08:56 EDTAMZNAmazon CEO says more than 1M subscribers joined Prime in 3rd week of Dec. alone
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06:31 EDTAMZNAmazon.com May volatility elevated into Q1 and profit outlook
Amazon.com April call option implied volatility is at 39, May weekly is at 59, May is at 48, June is at 37; compared to its 26-week average of 29 according to Track Data, suggesting large near term price movement into the expected release of Q1 results on late April 24.
06:04 EDTAMZNAmazon.com implied volatility of 50 at upper end of index mean range
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