Shares of Apple Computer (AAPL) are up $1.54 to $26.70 in very heavy early trading with 14,774,540 share volume.
Yesterday, APPL gained $1.24, or 5.18%, at $25.16 in heavier-than-usual-for-AAPL NASDAQ trading on 11,789,828 share volume to set a new 52-week high.
CBS MarketWatch attributes the surge to “a report in USA Today said the company’s new iPod mini digital music player has been a runaway success. The paper said the mini iPod is virtually sold-out.” More info here.
NASDAQ AAPL quote here.