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  • Google's Whisper Number Shows Investors Lacking Confidence [View article]
    "Well.. Judging by the severe lack of articles written... I'd say that we can expect a flat quarter.."

    Good observation - thought it was just our site that had such a lack of attention to this stock! As stated in the article, Google needs to string together some great quarters with great results to see some decent price movement. Thanks for posting your comment and insight.
    Jan 29, 2015. 03:15 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Facebook Top The Whisper Number This Quarter? [View article]
    We'll jump in to try and answer what the reader should have gained (and we'll try and eliminate all the supposed advertising that got in the way of our point), or at least we'll try to simplify for readers such as yourself that may not be able to comprehend some very basic analysis:

    "The overall average post earnings price move is 'negative' (beat the whisper number and see weakness, miss and see weakness) when the company reports earnings".

    Simple enough, still with us?

    Facebook earnings smashed expectations, beating Wall Street by six cents and the whisper number (as seen in the advertisement above) by five cents. So one would expect the stock to jump higher. But wait, there was that statement about negative price movement....(again, in the advertisement above).

    This means that that the stock price of Facebook tends to fall (move lower, be negative, etc.) following earnings no matter what they report.

    Facebook opened trading trading today at 76.81 and currently trades at 76.34 (and as low as 74.21). That's l o w e r...(I'm typing slow so that you can keep up)...

    Good? (Not sure we could make it any more simple or clear).
    Jan 29, 2015. 11:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    And that's the problem, you don't understand or won't admit that your initial comment was of little to no value - it didn't incite discussion and was not relevant to the article, and you tried to be cute. Good for you, but we'd rather see something with a good bit more substance. And then of course you come back with the name calling (light weight contributor). Here's some advice, shhhh...
    Jan 28, 2015. 03:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Still boring....
    Jan 28, 2015. 02:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    So funny, so original, so informative (yawn)
    Jan 28, 2015. 01:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Independent 3rd party verification - thank you! ; )
    Jan 28, 2015. 12:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Ah, a link to the art of debate...way to stay on topic
    Jan 28, 2015. 12:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Stick with wiki as your go to source, I'm sure you'll go far.
    Jan 27, 2015. 11:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Troll or just troll like?
    Jan 27, 2015. 10:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    A positive blow out!!!
    Jan 27, 2015. 09:49 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Really? Wikipedia citing data from 1968 and 1990? You're joking right? You post one comment and that's what you support? HA!

    I'll see your posting and raise you two:

    2007, Do Bulls and Bears Listen to Whispers? (Published Academic Study)
    A post-earnings announcement drift associated with the market reaction to analyst forecasts errors remains a puzzle. This study suggests that whispers help to explain part of the puzzle. The study examines the market reaction to whispers and analysts in bull and bear markets, and finds that investors listen to whispers in the bull market and whispers help explain the post-announcement drift.
    http://bit.ly/1yM3hW1


    Market Reactions to Earnings Surprises Are Full of Surprises
    The market tends to react positively to positive earnings surprises and negatively to negative earnings surprises. However, this is not always the case; in fact, almost 40% of all positive earnings surprises were met with negative excess market reactions on the order of –2%.
    http://bit.ly/1nDpPm5
    Jan 27, 2015. 08:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Agree, why collect analysts estimates.
    Jan 27, 2015. 05:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Provide a link, paper, reference anything...
    Jan 27, 2015. 05:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    If you read the article you would have known that our data (proven and backed by independent studies) does not come from analysts.
    Jan 27, 2015. 05:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    I have witnessed the same, however, there is not, and has never been, any proven (long term or short term) consistent correlation between beating or missing analysts estimates and a stock moving higher or lower. Here is a great article for reference on the subject:

    http://on.wsj.com/1BkrShW
    Jan 27, 2015. 01:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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