Overheard on StockTwits: $AAPL, Consumer Confidence, Underlying Caution

The stream was abuzz with Consumer Confidence numbers, $AAPL iPhone rumors, and an underlying caution amongst some more sophisticated traders.  Here’s the morning buzz:

After WSJ reported a new $AAPL  iPhone in the summer and possibility for a $VZ launch, the $AAPL, $RIMM, and Technology stream has been buzzing.

Consumer confidence came in a little weaker than some whisper numbers.  As tax returns come in, I would expect the consumer to feel a bit more confident:

Hotels have been strong lately.  Along with retail this flies in the face of those bearish on the consumer.

$GLD has been range-bound all year thus far:

As the rally is reaching later innings there was a air of caution on the stream this morning amongst some sophisticated guys.  @ReformedBroker points out that the end of quarter window dressing is something the bulls desperately need,


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