Apple Inc. (AAPL)

247.80
7.00 2.80
NASDAQ : Electronic Technology
Prev Close 254.81
Day Low/High 252.00 / 262.49
52 Wk Low/High 170.27 / 327.85
Avg Volume 48.01M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 4.38B
Market Cap 1083.98B
EPS 12.00
P/E Ratio 20.06
Div & Yield 3.08 (1.24%)

Tell Me Something I Don't Know (About Apple and Microsoft)

Regular readers of my Diary know I sometimes post things that replicate the theme of the "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" segment on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews." So ... "Tell me something I don't know, Dougie." Today Apple hit an all-time...

The Dow Touches 29,000 and Sellers Step In

The Dow Touches 29,000 and Sellers Step In

It is highly unlikely that the indices are going to roll over and go straight down from here.

Apple, Apple and More Apple

Apple, Apple and More Apple

I am not selling any more Apple based on my price targets. I will sell more Apple when the chart turns.

Apple Is Poised to Reach More Highs in the First Quarter

Apple Is Poised to Reach More Highs in the First Quarter

Does it get any better?

Minding Mr. Market

* Same old, same old! With S&P futures +10 handles in premarket trading and Apple again gapping higher (+$2.15/share), it's Ground Hog Day. The Bulls say its the Fed, stupid, as the Bears wait for a "Minsky Moment." As for me, I am leaving the offic...

Hot Markets, Jobs, Fed Talk, Trading Essent Group: Market Recon

Hot Markets, Jobs, Fed Talk, Trading Essent Group: Market Recon

Several Fed officials spoke on Thursday. The most important comments for folks to focus upon were made by Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida. By far.

Jim Cramer: Let's Unmask This Magical Market Momentum

Jim Cramer: Let's Unmask This Magical Market Momentum

What feeds this force and how -- and when is it good vs. suspect?

4 Media Stock Picks for 2020: Movies, Sports and Entertainment

4 Media Stock Picks for 2020: Movies, Sports and Entertainment

These names are well-positioned to benefit from the changing media landscape.

This Market's Following the Laws of Motion, so Don't Fight It

This Market's Following the Laws of Motion, so Don't Fight It

A reversal will come, for sure, but there's just no way to time it with any degree of precision.

Iran, 5G, China Trade and Bed, Bath & Beyond: Market Recon

Iran, 5G, China Trade and Bed, Bath & Beyond: Market Recon

Iran tension is not the market-turning catalyst one might have expected.

Amazon and Google Both Have Long-Term Incentives to Bet Big on Voice Assistants

Amazon and Google Both Have Long-Term Incentives to Bet Big on Voice Assistants

For the second straight year, Alexa and Google Assistant both have high profiles at CES, as Amazon and Google show off a slew of new features and partnerships.

Jim Cramer: Resilience and Complacency Define Our Moment

Jim Cramer: Resilience and Complacency Define Our Moment

Let's dissect these two concepts that explain why we're rallying like we are now.

Housekeeping Item

I have moved from small-sized to medium-sized in both and . That was fast! Will move back to large-sized on any rally.

Short SPY, AAPL

As suggested in "Night Moves," I am reshorting Spyders  and Apple on the reversal. Shorting SPY at $323.60, and AAPL at $298.90 - both with a working scale higher.

Night Moves

* This pajama trader was active last evening! * At the lows DJIA futures were -400 and S&P futures were -50 * I covered a portion of my Apple and Spyder shorts in that panic * I plan to reshort these positions on the reversal higher this morning "Wo...

5 Best Buys for 2020 from Argus Research

5 Best Buys for 2020 from Argus Research

Analysts from the independent research firm review their picks from last year and share their new favorites.

My Takeaways: Apple, Market Lose a Bit of Shine

Not the greatest of closes (for Apple or the broad market) -- but after such a strong advance we shouldn't be surprised or disappointed: * Market breadth closed at negative 300 issues net decliners. * FANG traded plus or minus from unchanged -- depe...

Jim Cramer: There Is Great Hope Based on a Strong Tech Market

Jim Cramer: There Is Great Hope Based on a Strong Tech Market

I am simply respectful of the power of hope melded with the strength of so many parts of technology and I want to buy, not sell, these stocks when they get hammered.

Getting Shorter

* Putting my money where my mouth and pen are! In keeping with this morning's opener, "Stocks Grow Expensive as the Market Ignores Geopolitical Risks ", I have further increased my outsized net short exposure this morning: * In pre-market trading I ...

Jim Cramer: It's World War III vs. What Me Worry?

Jim Cramer: It's World War III vs. What Me Worry?

The market seems to be collectively whistling past the threat of an Iran strike -- here's what's probably going on.

A Short-Term Apple Trade for a Fast-Moving Market

A Short-Term Apple Trade for a Fast-Moving Market

Is there anything that can stop this stock?

Netflix Really Is a Cliffhanger, Isn't It?

Netflix Really Is a Cliffhanger, Isn't It?

Fresh off the Golden Globes and heading toward earnings, here's how to play the unpredictable NFLX.

From the Street of Dreams

Needham lowers Apple from Strong Buy to Buy this morning.

Apple's Technical Based Stock Price Target Is Poised to Reach New Highs in 2020

Apple's Technical Based Stock Price Target Is Poised to Reach New Highs in 2020

Let's check the latest charts and indicators of this market leader.

Today's Trades

I added to my Apple short at $296.80, reduced Alphabet ($1379) and Amazon ($1891) longs.   

Trade of the Week - Short Apple ($297.43)

* Optimism on Apple may be at a bullish extreme now * The parabolic move over the last three years may have been completed in the latest (potential) blowoff This week's Trade of the Week is to short Apple . There has been a wave of upgrades ("price ...

NXP's CTO Talks About His Firm's Automotive, Mobile and 5G Infrastructure R&D

NXP's CTO Talks About His Firm's Automotive, Mobile and 5G Infrastructure R&D

During a talk with TheStreet, NXP CTO Lars Reger went into detail about his firm's R&D strategy for various growth markets.

Plenty of Reasons to Remain Bullish on Real Money Post Industrial Average

Plenty of Reasons to Remain Bullish on Real Money Post Industrial Average

Let's review 2019 performance of RMPIA in relation to stock indexes and see what's ahead.

The Stage Was Set but the Bulls Refuse to Panic

The Stage Was Set but the Bulls Refuse to Panic

It has been an interesting start to the new year with two days of unusual action.

This Energy Stock Is My Pick for 2020 -- And Here's Why

This Energy Stock Is My Pick for 2020 -- And Here's Why

While this name may not appear like it's ready to pump up, I have some good reasons to invest in it.