Facebook Inc. (FB)

189.93
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 190.14
Day Low/High 188.12 / 193.10
52 Wk Low/High 123.02 / 208.66
Avg Volume 14.00M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 2.41B
Market Cap 542.46B
EPS 7.70
P/E Ratio 31.88
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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 ...

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...

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.

Facebook's Weak Technical Structure Could Only Inspire a Bear

Facebook's Weak Technical Structure Could Only Inspire a Bear

Let's check out the charts of FB today.

Adding to AMZN, FB

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

Uber Stock Shifts Upward as Analysts Shout 'Buy' After Quiet Period Expires

Uber Stock Shifts Upward as Analysts Shout 'Buy' After Quiet Period Expires

Uber is rising as analysts push bullish price targets.

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.

Breaking Up Alphabet Would Let Waymo Wage War Openly With Tesla

Breaking Up Alphabet Would Let Waymo Wage War Openly With Tesla

If spun off, Waymo would offer a significant challenge to Tesla's ambitious self-driving efforts.

Stamps.com, Once a Darling, Reinvents Itself

Stamps.com, Once a Darling, Reinvents Itself

Although I would consider this a very speculative, very aggressive buy, it is one of the few charts and ideas which appeals to me today.

Jim Cramer: What Do Trump's Whims Per Share Look Like?

Jim Cramer: What Do Trump's Whims Per Share Look Like?

What happened to the business president? I think what happened is that the polls are showing that whatever the president is doing is working.

Facebook Cost Reduction

I have reduced my cost of today's buys to about $165.50.

Mr. Market

Mr. Market is now looking a lot like Nov 19, 2018. That week it took one more BAD day before we reversed - but that was the day 11/19/18 that the momentum stocks finally got crushed - just look at , for example, now versus then.  

More Trades

* Some fine tuning! * is now +$4 from a week ago (and +$1.40 on the day). I will now move from very large to medium sized. * I added more at $162/share just now. * I sold half of my for a small gain and will be out at day's end (as I hate these poor...

The Death of FANG?

The Death of FANG?

Is there a legit case against Alphabet? As an investor, fortunately, I abandoned GOOGL when they had been criticized for not being helpful to the Department of Defense.

Regulation Risks Ring Alarm Worldwide for Alphabet

Regulation Risks Ring Alarm Worldwide for Alphabet

Regulators worldwide are looking to rein in Alphabet's business model.

A Number of 'Go To' Favorites Are Underperforming Significantly

A Number of 'Go To' Favorites Are Underperforming Significantly

It's a good market for scalping but not a good time to be building big position trades.

Trading Opportunistically

* And now, unemotionally, on the long side In addition to my bond shorts adds ( short, long), I've also added to , and today.  I have also taken a small trading long rental at $172.05 as I feel a recovery in FANG will move the Nasdaq swiftly - but i...

This Old Gambler's Incremental Approach to a Dicey Market

This Old Gambler's Incremental Approach to a Dicey Market

This strategy, which involves buy-write options, may not be the bravest but is a comfortable one in the current market environment.

Alphabet Sags as Cloud Outage, Antitrust Possibility Pressure Shares

Alphabet Sags as Cloud Outage, Antitrust Possibility Pressure Shares

Alphabet's troublesome weekend adds anxiety for shareholders.

Tough Market Climate, Yield Curve, Watching MSFT, ZS: Market Recon

Tough Market Climate, Yield Curve, Watching MSFT, ZS: Market Recon

Also, the Department of Justice reportedly could be preparing an antitrust probe into Alphabet's Google unit.

Facebook Stands at a Crossroads

Facebook Stands at a Crossroads

Investors should keep a close eye on this one indicator.