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Social Media Outlook for Friday June 15 (IGT, AEGR, AOL, GS)

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In recent years, traders and investors have increasingly turned to social media to discuss their investments. Now, interested parties can get a scientific look at what is being discussed on a weekly, monthly, and even hourly basis.

Provided by Social Market Analytics, here is the social media outlook for Friday, June 15.

Most Bullish

International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) saw its shares skyrocket yesterday after announcing a $1 billion accelerated share repurchase program.

Aegerion Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: AEGR) shares traded higher on Wednesday and Thursday after the company announced the pricing of their proposed public offering.

Most Bearish

AOL (NASDAQ: AOL) traded down slightly on Friday. Shares plummeted on Thursday after shareholders re-elected all of the company's directors at AOL's annual shareholder meeting.

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) saw three senior level employees announce plans to retire on Friday. The three retiring employees are Muneer Satter, Hughes Lepic, and Gerald Cardinale.

Most Discussed

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a popular stock to discuss on social media. Apple is little changed on the current session.

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares are currently trading up about 2%. Some are speculating that the company will debut a tablet on Monday.

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) traded up about 3% on Friday's session. The SEC announced that it had launched a probe of Facebook's user numbers.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is also frequently discussed on social media. Shares are currently hovering near $560.

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is continuing to be discussed on social media in the wake of Jamie Dimon's senate testimony. Dimon is the CEO of JPMorgan, and fielded questions regarding the bank's reported $2 billion trading loss on Wednesday.

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