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When Google CEO Larry Page is excited, it means Google had a great quarter

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When Google CEO Larry Page is excited, it means Google had a great quarter
Is Larry Page excited?

Is Larry Page excited?

Google CEO Larry Page has an interesting habit. Discovered by All Things D, it seems that since Mr. Page likes to say the word "excited" or other variations of the word when talking about services and products offered by the Mountain View based tech giant. Since taking his current position as CEO of Google, Page has used the word quite often during the company's earnings call. The peak was 16 mentions during last year's third quarter earnings call which led Page to say things like "incredibly excited” and "amazingly excited". This past quarter, despite news of that 2 for 1 stock split which firmly leaves control of the company in the hands of Page and Sergey Brin, merited only 8 uses if the word and its variations thereof.

It's one thing to note a connection, but another to actually prove it using fancy charts. The latter is what All Things D did and you can clearly see the connection between Google topping analyst's quarterly expectations and Page's use of the e-word. The only problem with this is that there is no real-life use of this information since it comes after the earnings have been reported and the stock market is closed. Now if we can come up with a way to monitor Page's usage of the word in the days prior to the earnings report, we might have a full-proof method to clean up in the options market. If Page says "excited" more than a pre-determined number of times prior to the earnings release, you buy calls. If his EQ (excited quotient) is below the threshold, you buy puts.

source: AllThingsD

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posted on 14 Apr 2012, 18:49 1

1. solidsnakeduds013 (Posts: 215; Member since: 20 Oct 2010)


Haha @PA get a team out there to monitor what he says

posted on 14 Apr 2012, 20:36 1

2. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


after last year, they probably told him he was too excited and was tipping his hat too soon. lol

posted on 14 Apr 2012, 20:49 2

3. kznjbee (Posts: 3; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


you guys at iphonearena are just too funny.... "excited quotient"???

posted on 14 Apr 2012, 21:47

4. eaxvac (Posts: 328; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


Don't trust the Googlightning guy.

posted on 14 Apr 2012, 22:48 2

5. pongkie (Posts: 494; Member since: 20 Aug 2011)


his teeth looks like dentures

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 02:58 1

6. bloodline (Posts: 691; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


if it what wasn't for android/google, PA wouldnt really have much to write about.

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