Appleis stock is trading higher this morning on very strong volume. As of 11:05 AM EDT, AAPL was trading at 25.95, a gain of 0.95 (+3.80%), on very strong volume of 5,231,700 shares trading hands. Normal volume for an entire trading day is 5,569,181 shares. There is not yet any direct indication of what is sparking the rally in AAPL, but Apple is set to announce its Q2 earnings tomorrow.
The Mac Observer will be offering live coverage of the event barring any unexpected technical problems. For those who canit get a stream, our live coverage will include blow by blow announcements as they are delivered. We have a specific thread on the Q2 earnings report in the Apple Finance Boards.