Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)

1,913.90
2.60 0.14
NASDAQ : Retail Trade
Prev Close 1,911.30
Open 1,912.66
Day Low/High 1,901.30 / 1,916.86
52 Wk Low/High 1,307.00 / 2,050.50
Volume 2.18M
Avg Volume 4.16M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 492.33M
Market Cap 944.39B
EPS 20.70
P/E Ratio 113.77
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Intermediate Trade: Ulta Beauty

Intermediate Trade: Ulta Beauty

I would use today's decline in ULTA as an opportunity to go long via calls.

A Short Market Review

On Friday a small selloff contributed to some deterioration in market breadth (1100 advancers, 1800 decliners) - but individual share price action was muted with very little volume. (Anyone see the drop in S&P futures, -8 handles, after Friday's clo...

Atlas Air Not for Long Haul, But Can Take Off for Trades

Atlas Air Not for Long Haul, But Can Take Off for Trades

AAWW shares have gone nowhere since 2010 for buy-and-hold types, but traders have been able to pocket huge-percentage gains over relatively short periods of time.

Can Oracle Retake Lost Market Share -- Or Is It In the Clouds?

Can Oracle Retake Lost Market Share -- Or Is It In the Clouds?

Oracle tells investors it can regain the crown it once held among enterprises and end-users, but some aren't so sure.

Tell Me Something I Don't Know (About Amazon's Share Price)

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." Amazon's shares traded at $1,94...

Wall Street Is Still Waiting on the Oracle Debate to Settle

Wall Street Is Still Waiting on the Oracle Debate to Settle

Is the bad news for Oracle all over?

Which Way for Oracle?

Which Way for Oracle?

Oracle has been flying sideways for a while, but could it take off again with new partnerships and initiatives?

Adobe's Partnerships, Smart Buys Are Paying Off for Shareholders

Adobe's Partnerships, Smart Buys Are Paying Off for Shareholders

Adobe may be eyeing future M&A.

I Am Skeptical of Tuesday's Rally

* At the core of my cynicism is my view that the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank (ECB) are pushing on a string and the likely negative outcome of the U.S./China trade negotiations "There is an old saying in Tennessee I know it's in Tex...

Adobe Surges as Opportunity Overshadows Light Third-Quarter Forecast

Adobe Surges as Opportunity Overshadows Light Third-Quarter Forecast

Adobe's leadership position in cloud is clearing the way for share growth and pushing its shares higher despite more conservative guidance from management.

FOMC by the Dots, Boeing's 737 Max Coup and Zscaler Scales Higher: Market Recon

FOMC by the Dots, Boeing's 737 Max Coup and Zscaler Scales Higher: Market Recon

Plus, many market players don't wait for the Federal Open Market Committee's latest announcement to jump in, and President Trump's latest Xi tweet gooses equities.

After the News, It's Often Too Late to Sell

After the News, It's Often Too Late to Sell

Learn to buy when prices are cheap and sell when stocks are expensive, even though they appear to have nothing but good news.

I've Been a Busy Trading Boy

I have sold my remaining positions in Facebook , Amazon and Alphabet on the opening, booking large profits. All three stocks, which were placed on my Best Ideas List in late 2018, will remain on the List as I plan to buy back the stocks if we have a...

Libra: What You Need to Know About Facebook's New Cryptocurrency

Libra: What You Need to Know About Facebook's New Cryptocurrency

Facebook's first blockchain-backed payment initiative is here. Here's what investors and crypto enthusiasts need to know.

3 Ways in Which a T-Mobile-Sprint Deal Could Upend the U.S. Telecom Landscape

3 Ways in Which a T-Mobile-Sprint Deal Could Upend the U.S. Telecom Landscape

Should a T-Mobile/Sprint deal be cleared in return for asset sales, there could be major long-term implications for both wireless and home broadband competition.

Can Instagram Survive Independent From Facebook?

Can Instagram Survive Independent From Facebook?

Is breaking up big tech just another big headache?

Cryptocurrency Plan for Facebook Makes Cents

Cryptocurrency Plan for Facebook Makes Cents

Plan to launch cryptocurrency makes tech company more attractive, but at current price, buying the name again on dips makes sense.

A Return to FANG

We're seeing slightly positive breadth at the get-go, but we seem to have returned to a FANG-based market with strength in Amazon , Apple Facebook Alphabet/Google and Netflix .

Time to Get Back to What I Do Best: Shorting Stocks

Time to Get Back to What I Do Best: Shorting Stocks

After a five-year hiatus I'm ready to start throwing whammies in several directions.

Not Ready to Bite into Chewy

Not Ready to Bite into Chewy

Trading today would just be a gamble, and at this price, it's a hard bet.

Chewy Aims to Take a Bite Out of the Pet Market on IPO Day

Chewy Aims to Take a Bite Out of the Pet Market on IPO Day

Chewy's initial public offering document has a lot of information for investors to gnaw on, such as its large ongoing losses and its ownership structure.

Walmart's Jet.com Retrenchment Drives Home How Hard It Is to Take on Amazon

Walmart's Jet.com Retrenchment Drives Home How Hard It Is to Take on Amazon

The retail giant once hoped Jet.com would help it win over many of the millennials who are hooked on Amazon Prime. But its ambitions for the business are now more limited.

Jim Cramer: Let's Look at Retail Stores That Work and Those Getting Squeezed

Jim Cramer: Let's Look at Retail Stores That Work and Those Getting Squeezed

The stores that are catering to the super haves and the super have-nots are the winners.

2 Big Tech Names Showing Weakness Ahead of Earnings

2 Big Tech Names Showing Weakness Ahead of Earnings

The weakness in Netflix and Alphabet may be foreshadowing less-than-stellar earnings reports.

Dig Into This GrubHub Play After Amazon Dines and Dashes

Dig Into This GrubHub Play After Amazon Dines and Dashes

This is a business that has room for two to three main players.

More Privacy Issues Arise at Facebook

This news that seem to indicate that the company's CEO was aware of problematic privacy practices, is taking down (-$5) Facebook's shares this morning.  This week I took down FB, and from large-sized to small-sized. From yesterday: I must mention th...

Kohl's Slips Into a Hole and Catches a Value Investor's Eye

Kohl's Slips Into a Hole and Catches a Value Investor's Eye

The retailer's disappointing first-quarter results and outlook plus the impact of tariffs combine to put its stock in value territory; the question is whether the tariffs will stick.

This Market Is Looking for the Next Catalyst

This Market Is Looking for the Next Catalyst

Charts need work and some good leadership needs to develop. There is no reason to be overly negative but not much reason to be wildly bullish right now.

An Observation

* And how I play the game! I must mention the pushback from a number of subscribers (mostly via email) that I have gotten from my move from large-sized to small-sized in Facebook , Alphabet and Amazon into this week's strength. To me the pushback is...