Posts Tagged ‘GOOG’

Interest in Nuance Resurfaces (NUAN, AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, ADBE)

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) has just seen a massive jump on rumors that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is in talks “of an unknown nature” as per reports from the blog TechCrunch.  MarketWatch noted this is likely a licensing deal for its speech recognition software. For whatever this is worth, we have considered that Nuance [...]


Friday is finally here.  We have some real duds this morning that are going to be glad to have this week behind them based upon their news moves.  We have provided the price move, the volume, and added color and relevant data around the news summaries for each. AP Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: APPA) is getting [...]

Who Was That Monster Google Block Trade? (GOOG)

Chasing block trading volume of trades of more than 10,000 or 100,000 shares and higher on a single trade has become almost alchemy in the new world of online trading in equities.  Many funds and traders no longer have large block trades because via pools and exchanges they can get VWAP trades that generate the [...]

Google Money Risk in China (GOOG)

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is getting clipped this morning after yesterday’s news that it may exit China permanently.  The stock is down over $10, or 1.7% at $580.28, but so far only on 30,000 shares.  The 52-week range is $282.75 to $629.51 and average volume is over 2.6 million shares.  The options with high open [...]

Like Clockwork… Using Options Over Stock (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, RIMM)

It is always interesting to see how traders and investors take their options trading action the first trading day after an options expiration date.  We are seeing an almost instant maneuvering into many of the January-2009 CALL options of active and volatile stocks in the NASDAQ 100 by traders and investors today.  This is being [...]

Google & Apple Options Pulling Share Prices (GOOG, AAPL)

It is always said that options around the options expiration dates tend to act as a magnet to the closest strike price.  That appears to be the case today in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG).  While it is easy to refute the notion in many very active stocks, the reason this [...]

Google Taking On New 52-week Highs (GOOG)

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) traded up after the king of internet search posted better than expected earnings and better than expected revenues and ended the quarter with some $22 billion in cash.  There are many analyst price target upgrades seen: Stifel Nicolaus raised target to $650; UBS raised target to $635; JPMorgan raised target to [...]

Traders Using Google Options Over Stock For Earnings Play (GOOG)

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is reporting earnings after the close.  It seems now that the stock has recently hit 52-week highs that many traders are using call options and put options as the cheaper way to make bets rather than paying $530.00 per share.  These are the OCT-2009 options alone, which expire at tomorrow’s closing [...]

Google Surging on Upgrade (GOOG)

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) was raised to the CONVICTION BUY LIST at Goldman Sachs with a higher target of $560.00. It was previously at a Buy rating. As of 8:25 AM EST we have seen very little in formal trading volume but shares are indicated up almost 2% at $452.75 in early trading. -JON OGG

On2 Price Volume Surge on Google Deal (ONT, GOOG)

On2 Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ONT) is being acquired by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) for its video compression technology. On2 holders will receive common stock that will be converted into $0.60 worth of Google class A common stock in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $106.5 million.  On2 closed at $0.38 yesterday… at 8:03 AM [...]