Blackstone Group Inc. Class A (BX)

60.53
0.05 0.08
NYSE
Prev Close 60.48
Open 60.49
Day Low/High 60.15 / 60.70
52 Wk Low/High 33.00 / 64.97
Volume 1.20M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1174.06B
Market Cap 71.01B
P/E Ratio 53.05
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Some Afternoon Observations  

* My continued mantra is less pontificating and more trading/investing * Considering a short in SPY and QQQ on further strength   * Breadth disappointing (negative - 1475 advancers, 1565 decliners on the NYSE) relative to +25 S&P and +210 Nasdaq * I...

When Planning a Blackstone Play, I Just Come Up Vacant

When Planning a Blackstone Play, I Just Come Up Vacant

Investing in New York City's No. 1 residential landlord is complicated by the work-from-home economy and Fed policy.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." -- Walter Deemer "When the ...

Blackstone Mortgage Trust Has No Appeal

Blackstone Mortgage Trust Has No Appeal

This is the least favorably-positioned company I have analyzed at any time in 2020.

Sector Haves/Have Nots, Lisa Su Does It Again, Trading Tesla and Microsoft

Sector Haves/Have Nots, Lisa Su Does It Again, Trading Tesla and Microsoft

Earnings reports continue to outperform, but can this support equity markets at these levels now?

7 Ways to Invest in Investment Management

7 Ways to Invest in Investment Management

These financial favorites are involved in private equity, business development and asset management.

Today's Trades

This morning I moved from small net long to between small and medium net short in exposure: * I have covered my short calls. * I have moved my long to large. * I have initiated an short. * I have added to my individual stock shorts: 1. Added to and ...

Chinese Insurer Sues Korean Firm Over Failed Deal for 15 U.S. Luxury Hotels

Chinese Insurer Sues Korean Firm Over Failed Deal for 15 U.S. Luxury Hotels

The global nature of the Covid-19 crisis is clear in a filing in Delaware chancery court, as financing for flashy real estate deals has dried up.

Institutions Hold Fire, Abbott Labs Strategy, Zscaler Breakout

Institutions Hold Fire, Abbott Labs Strategy, Zscaler Breakout

Despite the dramatic and highly negative decline in economic activity that forced algos to hit the markets from above, enough portfolio managers faded that move to lessen its impact.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." --Walter Deemer "When the t...

For a Trade?

As I have remarked in the past, there is an old trading adage - buy what is up in a down market (for a trade). Today I see these stocks as green in a sea of red: , , , , , , .

Wrong Way Corrigan

Boy, was I wrong for covering my , and shorts. Mea culpa.

Cleaning Up Some Shorts

At or right after the opening I covered the following trading shorts: , , and .

The Fed's Moves, Trading 5 Stocks, Coronavirus and the Market: Market Recon

The Fed's Moves, Trading 5 Stocks, Coronavirus and the Market: Market Recon

It's no secret that the Fed would like to get out of the short-term repo business.

Liquid

For those that are keeping score, I am very liquid today... Longs: , , , , , ,   , , , , and Shorts: , , , , , , , , , and __________ Long FDX (large), GLD (small), KSS, KHC (large), PZZA, TWTR (large), VIAC (large), M (large), GE (small), C, BAC, W...

Jim Cramer: The Earth's New Cop? The Microsoft Protection Agency

Jim Cramer: The Earth's New Cop? The Microsoft Protection Agency

While the president is pushing coal, this corporate giant is stepping up to cut the carbon cord.

Jim Cramer: The Great Recession Made Us Smarter, Better, Stronger

Jim Cramer: The Great Recession Made Us Smarter, Better, Stronger

Armageddonists who say otherwise can't be exorcised, but they should be ignored.

Orders, Long and Short

I have orders in (slightly below the market) to add to my longs in , , and . I have orders in (slightly above the market) to short , , , and . __________ Long TWTR (Large), KHC (large), CGC (large), AMZN (large). Short TROW, BX, MU (large), CAT (lar...

Jim Cramer: Trade Talks Just Aren't That Big of a Deal to U.S.' Advance

Jim Cramer: Trade Talks Just Aren't That Big of a Deal to U.S.' Advance

Let me tell you why this China trade game is only an impediment a relatively small amount of the market, and what to expect going forward.

Trading Moves

I am offering (slightly above last sales) shorts in , , , and . I am bidding (slightly below last sales) longs in , and .

Time to Be Bullish, but not Complacent

Time to Be Bullish, but not Complacent

Don't be fooled by the fact that markets are near all-time highs, as they can turn vicious quickly; also, Blackstone Group is worth a look.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer "When the t...

Private Equity Shorts

I am pressing my private equity shorts in and this morning. Here is my short thesis.

My Recent Trading and Investing

I was quite active in my trading and investing over the last two days (while I was on the West Coast and not writing in my Diary). Here is a summary of my actions: * I have added to my private equity shorts - (a new position) joins . * I have reesta...

In a Richly-Valued Market, Bank Stocks Represent Uncommon Value Under Almost Any Time Frame (Part Trois)

* Bank earnings, to begin to be reported this morning, will mostly be in line to modestly higher than consensus expectations. * In this quarter, bank EPS will begin to improve and grow relative to the S&P - with flat to slightly higher operating pro...

Avoid Investment Managers... and Private Equity Stocks

* Some fund managers are so desperate to attract capital that they are offering a negative fee model (that will pay investors to manage their money!) * A toxic cocktail is brewing in the money management and private equity spaces * I am short TROW (...

Risk for BX Isn't so Black and White

Risk for BX Isn't so Black and White

It's unclear whether Blackstone Group will decline to $38, but that is a potential danger, so buyers need to keep that in mind.

Blackstone Group Could Rally Further in the Months Ahead

Blackstone Group Could Rally Further in the Months Ahead

Let's review the latest charts and indicators.

Why Tiananmen Square Censorship Matters to International Investors

Why Tiananmen Square Censorship Matters to International Investors

Reuters found itself in the strange position of writing a news story to explain why its news stories about the Tiananmen Square massacre weren't appearing on an investment-data platform it created.