Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)

1,806.76
9.40 0.52
NASDAQ : Retail Trade
Prev Close 1,816.12
Open 1,814.50
Day Low/High 1,800.58 / 1,816.82
52 Wk Low/High 1,307.00 / 2,050.50
Volume 1.35M
Avg Volume 3.59M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 494.66M
Market Cap 886.71B
EPS 20.70
P/E Ratio 72.72
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
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...

My Positioning and Tactics

With the time frame on my net exposure being of a relatively short-term nature (from today to the next two to three months), I gradually have reduced my long book and have added to my short exposure in the last week's consistent advance. I do so bas...

Jim Cramer: Why It Makes Sense for Salesforce to Buy Tableau Software

Jim Cramer: Why It Makes Sense for Salesforce to Buy Tableau Software

And why the stock will recover from this hammering on the merger news.

Jim Cramer: There Are Clear Signs of Froth, but Is This Market Out of Control?

Jim Cramer: There Are Clear Signs of Froth, but Is This Market Out of Control?

The incredible trajectory of Beyond Meat is daunting to those of us who fear a toppy market and the run in the stock is a slap in the face of those who care about too much enthusiasm.

My Overriding Themes

There are a lot of questions about my trading today. For example, many ask why would I pare down to small-sized my favorite tech stocks ( , and )? Remember my overriding themes: * We are in a new regime of heightened volatility - in a market without...

Battening Down the Hatches

Today is a great example that in a market dominated by momentum based strategies and products... "buyers live higher and sellers live lower." Though I am enamored with all three of these stocks, I am taking a calculated risk that the recent sizable ...

Today's Trades

Its been an active morning: * Two tranches of ( $289.05 and $289.68) and ($182.05 and $183.35) shorts * Bought more on the opening at about $30 off of the SEC news * Added to short at $193.30 * Shorted more at $130.70 * Sold some $1850 (+$46 on the ...

Real Money Post-Industrial Index Continues to Outperform Major Market Indices

Real Money Post-Industrial Index Continues to Outperform Major Market Indices

Amid May's market turbulence, the RMPIA was buoyed by the more than 4% rise from Medtronic.

The IPO Market's Staggering Run to Bubble-Like Heights

The IPO Market's Staggering Run to Bubble-Like Heights

What happens when the buyers fueling the IPO fervor run out of steam?

This Afternoon's Trading Activity

I have added to my Apple short at $190.30 this afternoon. I have reduced my Amazon position from large to medium sized at $1801. (Having added considerably early in the week at between $1680 and $1710). I have also lowered (from large to medium size...

Oversold Bounce Has Played Out, but Bonds and Equities Can't Have It Both Ways

Oversold Bounce Has Played Out, but Bonds and Equities Can't Have It Both Ways

It's important to take a step back and see what is happening across asset classes.

Foolish Central Bankers, Jobs Day, No Mexico Deal, Amazon Reviewed: Market Recon

Foolish Central Bankers, Jobs Day, No Mexico Deal, Amazon Reviewed: Market Recon

As of now, the schedule of tariffs on Mexico that would begin at 5% this Monday has not changed.

Five Below Stands to Benefit From Silver Screen Slate in 2019

Five Below Stands to Benefit From Silver Screen Slate in 2019

FIVE could be a key retailer poised to seize on toy sales alongside more traditional retailers.

Buy Stocks at a Big Discount With These 7 Closed-End Funds

Buy Stocks at a Big Discount With These 7 Closed-End Funds

Closed-end funds provide several benefits to investors over mutual funds.

How to Play Facebook's Overdone Selloff

How to Play Facebook's Overdone Selloff

At a certain point these FAANG names are going to turn around.

Salesforce CEO Calls for Government Crackdown on Tech Titans

Salesforce CEO Calls for Government Crackdown on Tech Titans

Benioff is getting behind calls for regulation of Silicon Valley giants.

More Cowbell Coming

* My expectations for a Fed pause and cut now seems likely "The lesson to learn is this: The monetary policy of ever lower interest rates is not the solution to problems caused by a low interest rate policy in the first place. In the short-term it m...

Jim Cramer: Salesforce Knows Its Customer, but Do These Other Tech Giants?

Jim Cramer: Salesforce Knows Its Customer, but Do These Other Tech Giants?

Dealing with fears around the trade war with China and antitrust investigations, investors should know not only if customers are doing well, but also who a company's customers really are.

Jim Cramer: Here's Why All Three Averages Are Having Their Best Days in Months

Jim Cramer: Here's Why All Three Averages Are Having Their Best Days in Months

Comments from China, Mexico and the Fed led the way.

Adding to AMZN, FB

I am adding to Amazon (at $1684) and to Facebook (at $162) this morning.

Flexibility, Common Sense and an Assessment of Reward v. Risk Form My Investment Strategy

"The search for value and comparing it to risk taken is, at its core, the marriage of a contrarian streak and a calculator." - Kass Diary The market is dynamic - values are created daily regardless of one's market view and the market's overall direc...

Jim Cramer: The Gates of Support Have Been Closed for These 4 Tech Leaders

Jim Cramer: The Gates of Support Have Been Closed for These 4 Tech Leaders

Now the stocks have to suffer. They're just plain out of luck until the government agencies lose or modify things to drive numbers down.

FANG Under Threat, CRM Earnings, Short-Term Rates, Buy Apple?: Market Recon

FANG Under Threat, CRM Earnings, Short-Term Rates, Buy Apple?: Market Recon

Simply put, traders at the larger institutions were driven either by risk managers or simple fear out of FANG and information technology, and into anything else.

Buyers Want to Bounce This Market, but Technical Damage Is Severe

Buyers Want to Bounce This Market, but Technical Damage Is Severe

We will be dancing around to headlines today -- and with the indices and stocks oversold, the buyers will be trying to catch some short-term upside.