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Google Implodes But Dow Ramps To Unchanged To Preserve Confidence

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ICYMI - GOOG -8.1% weighed heavy on the entire tech sector which really needed little help after IBM and INTC's earlier disappointments. But while there was a caTECHstrophe there, when GOOG re-opened, algos ran wild and ramped S&P futures all the way back up to VWAP and GOOG made a valiant attempt to reach that mystical level also. But we should not fear, for reading too much into the fact that three of the world's largest tech companies are doing poorly is no reason to not BTFD and so it is that the Dow Industrials and S&P closed only marginally lower and Dow Transports had a green day (never seeing red). USD strength in the afternoon - as GOOG scared - pushed commodities down with silver doing worst and gold -0.77% on the week. Despite general equity weakness, Treasury yields limped higher in the afternoon now up around 17bps on the week. Oil round-tripped after dumping into the US open as weak macro data hit and then resurging on news that the Keystone pipeline would be closed to a few days due to 'anomaly'. VIX ended unch at around 15%. S&P futures are fading off VWAP after-hours.


On the week, NDX is the worst performer and Trannies the best...


S&P futures ramped to VWAP in the last hour or so as GOOG reopened...

Tech is the worst of the week (AAPL -1.9% today and GOOG -8.1%) - but still green as Materials are up over 4%...


Commodities dropped as USD strengthened in the afternoon - and Oil roundtripped on demand and then supply concerns...


and here is GOOG - with the after-hours target marked in bright red!


Charts: Bloomberg

Bonus Chart: MSFT - the only part that counts - a total fudge (Morgan-Stanley style...)



  • *MICROSOFT 1Q EPS 53C, EST. 56C                         :MSFT US
  • *MICROSOFT 1Q REV. $16.01B, EST, $16.39B                :MSFT US


  • *AMD 3Q ADJ. LOSS/SHR 20C, EST. LOSS 15C                :AMD US
  • *AMD SEES 4Q REV. $1.1B-$1.21B, EST. $1.31B             :AMD US


  • *MARVELL TECHNOLOGY SEES 3Q REV. $765M-$785M, SAW $800M-$850M


  • *CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL 3Q EPS $2.27; EST. $2.29        :CMG US
  • *CHIPOTLE 3Q COMP SALES UP 4.8%, EST. UP 4.9%           :CMG US

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Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:12 | 2902371 PUD
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Marketwatch..."brothels bailout greek soccer teams"

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:15 | 2902381 Wakanda
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Gives new meaning to "soccer mom".

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:19 | 2902392 JPM Hater001
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CNBC News today: "A study from American Express Publishing and Harrison Group shows that holiday spending will grow 33.5 percent among the top one percent of earners this Christmas, to $3.4 billion. The average family in the top 10 percent of Americans will spend more than $1,600 on gifts this season."

So you got that.  You WILL Spend more and the 1% is spending as much more as they can...

As you were sheeple.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:21 | 2902401 vast-dom
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thanks to Capital One ghetto bank preying on insolvent poor desperate people with insane interest credit card offers. when will this motherfucking ponzi shit itself to a 450 SP?

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:24 | 2902416 RSBriggs
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When the world runs out of poor people?

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:34 | 2902441 NotApplicable
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You mean unbanked poor people.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 23:04 | 2903341 flacon
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If you bought a put you could have made 3600% in a matter of a few minutes:



Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:54 | 2902509 CrockettAlmanac.com
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For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:58 | 2902522 Spastica Rex
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The ponzi ends when the world runs out of American aircraft carriers.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:31 | 2902433 ACP
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After a quick bite to eat, the "how do we un-fuck ourselves from having our planned Friday OPX manipulation blown out of the water" conference calls begin.


Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:34 | 2902439 Ineverslice
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Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:13 | 2902372 mrktwtch2
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vwap?? whats that stand for??

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:16 | 2902382 RSBriggs
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Volume weighted average price - Google is your friend.  Oh....  Wait....

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:16 | 2902386 CvlDobd
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Vanna White Ate Pussy

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:23 | 2902411 Ineverslice
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VW Ain't Porsche

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:26 | 2902421 CvlDobd
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Not too sure about that. Lots of later 911 and 912 parts bolt right up to an earlier Beetle.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:31 | 2902431 Ineverslice
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haa...took a shot. 

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:27 | 2902423 infinity8
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Holy shit you got me! ++

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:41 | 2902460 ebworthen
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Damn, going to have to Google that now...

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:48 | 2902486 CvlDobd
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I have not yet uploaded my imagination to YouTube. I'm waiting for it to become mandatory.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 17:05 | 2902540 ebworthen
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Apparently a true story "like a pro" according to Liza Greer:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liza_Greer

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 19:03 | 2902845 CvlDobd
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Thu, 10/18/2012 - 17:37 | 2902620 HD
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I like to buy a vowel - give me an "o"...

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:40 | 2902452 ebworthen
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Over 12 million shares traded today in Google, ten day average is a little over 2 million per day.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:14 | 2902377 e-man
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It's just a small crack and leak in the dam.  I'm fairly certain a team of Chernobyl technicians will be all over this.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 18:27 | 2902748 Zero Govt
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Chernobyl technicians maybe, but Reggie Middleton, not a chance

in fact when it comes to bad news about GOOfball, Reggies rose tinted specs are so rosey you'd swear he was seeing red

The life of hard knocks Reggie, better get used to them being a GOO shill

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:15 | 2902384 CvlDobd
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Just sold all my gold. These tech earnings misses are not bullish for PMs. I did buy the dip in GOOG. And IBM. And INTC. And MSFT.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:38 | 2902447 becky quick and...
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you didn't have any gold. you sold gld.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:42 | 2902463 CvlDobd
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I put all my maples and eagles on Craigslist for $1,000 an ounce. I did hedge some of the proceeds and bought GLD puts.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:17 | 2902389 Squid Vicious
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MSFT misses rev's by 410 million, surely bullish for tomorrow's open

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:21 | 2902403 Ineverslice
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CMG miss...Sandisk halt

How dare the truth be leaked!

Paging Mr. Page...it's go time.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 18:42 | 2902581 Randall Cabot
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Absolutely. Didn't you see the Bonus Chart?

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:19 | 2902393 slaughterer
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things will be sold to cover the GOOG margin calls

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:18 | 2902394 alstry
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Tyler is right....

There is ZERO HEDGE to a globally systemic failure.....a system we all depend on for survival

We all milk off the failing system as we head into the http://www.udderworld.com

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:21 | 2902405 RSBriggs
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I expected to see tits there, not zombies.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 17:01 | 2902526 Spastica Rex
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If you pay attention, you will see them several times per day.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:20 | 2902397 Kreditanstalt
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Is any of that stuff really important...???


Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:20 | 2902398 slaughterer
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Too early to buy any tech dip.  

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:46 | 2902478 Jake88
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Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:21 | 2902407 Ignorance is bliss
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What the masses will start thinking:

Must preserve 401K by withdrawing funds while they are still there. Then purchase PMs for retirement.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:40 | 2902451 IridiumRebel
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So I'm ahead of the game.....phew.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:30 | 2902428 TooBearish
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never ever experienced this kind of disfunction in the markets....

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 17:55 | 2902676 mkhs
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So this time it's different?

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:30 | 2902429 SheepDog-One
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I can't wait to see what form the 'bad news' comes in one of these mornings where we head down -15% for the day.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:34 | 2902440 yogibear
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More layoffs coming from tech companies. Right after the election. Obama has to win so no layoffs until then. 

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:35 | 2902442 ebworthen
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"Platform shoes?


"Pheremone cologne?"


"Sock on peter and Viagra in pocket?"


Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:35 | 2902444 ActionFive
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Lots of buyers in late Sept. They took it all.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:40 | 2902455 Yen Cross
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DXY put in a buy signal on the H-4  chart. It's currently @ the 38.2% fibi of this recent move down from 80.2-78.92. There may some slight variances from chart to chart in those numbers.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:50 | 2902495 Jake88
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Apparently it really is different this time.

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 17:35 | 2902616 q99x2
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Think of how much crap the FED has to buy to keep Obama in office. It will be a blood bath after the elections.

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