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52 Wk Low/High 137.10 / 245.19
Avg Volume 25.44M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 2.41B
Market Cap 665.56B
EPS 6.50
P/E Ratio 32.02
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Fed's Action, Consumer Remains Robust, Unimpressive Twilio: Market Recon

Fed's Action, Consumer Remains Robust, Unimpressive Twilio: Market Recon

I do think that this Fed Chair has learned to be cautious, in reflection of the policy errors made in late 2018.

As Good As It Gets? Stick With the Price Action

As Good As It Gets? Stick With the Price Action

Don't buy what the bears are selling until the market character shifts. Focus on good stock picking.

Bulls Couldn't Ask for More

Bulls Couldn't Ask for More

The Fed cut rates a quarter point and signals friendliness to the market, while Apple and others are making a strong showing.

That's a Wrap

As always, it was good to sit in for Doug Kass here on the Daily Diary today. Stocks ended modestly up across the board as the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected -- even as it is more likely the central bank might be on "pause" for a whi...

Make Fed Day a Time for Paper Trades

Make Fed Day a Time for Paper Trades

Traders can learn from watching, as well as doing, and with the FOMC meeting landing, now's best time to practice the former.

Sussing the Fed -- Plus Apple, Amgen and Other Earnings: Market Recon

Sussing the Fed -- Plus Apple, Amgen and Other Earnings: Market Recon

Markets are watching what Fed Chair Powell will signal for future rate cuts during this afternoon's FOMC rate decision.

Looking Under the Hood at Alphabet? Here's a Trade Idea

Looking Under the Hood at Alphabet? Here's a Trade Idea

This is one name that I would not write puts on even though the premiums are attractive.

Jim Cramer: Demand Is Driving This Market to All-Time Highs

Jim Cramer: Demand Is Driving This Market to All-Time Highs

The stocks of many companies anticipated a more stringent series of tariffs and we didn't get them.

Neutral on Amazon/Google Short Term, Bullish on the Intermediate Term

* The next 6-9 months could be challenging for Amazon and Google - with upside/downside generally in balance * After the 2020 election the two stocks could move much higher over the next few years After the cloud business loss (government contract) ...

Setting Up for a Failed Breakout, but Stock Picking Is Still Good

Setting Up for a Failed Breakout, but Stock Picking Is Still Good

Continued speculative interest in individual stocks and small-caps kept a bid under the market most of the week.

The Week Ahead: Fed Decision, October Jobs and 35 Big Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Fed Decision, October Jobs and 35 Big Earnings Reports to Watch

Rest up for a busy week that includes earnings from Apple, Facebook and Starbucks.

Intel and Amazon's Cloud Capex Numbers Bode Well for Chip and Hardware Suppliers

Intel and Amazon's Cloud Capex Numbers Bode Well for Chip and Hardware Suppliers

Intel suggests the recent slowdown it's seen in demand from cloud clients is ending, and Amazon's latest capital spending numbers support this claim.

The Bulls Continue to Brush Off Bad Earnings News

The Bulls Continue to Brush Off Bad Earnings News

What's been most impressive lately has been the overall improvement in the charts.

Lost in the Amazon

"Just one more thing." - Lt Columbo Amazon Disappoints: * I am shorting PowerShares QQQ Trust and more SPDR S&P 500 exchange-traded fund trust on the very weak guidance at Amazon . * My reduction in my AMZN and Alphabet holdings and elimination of F...

Twitter, Tesla and Lam Research: Key Takeaways From Their Earnings Reports

Twitter, Tesla and Lam Research: Key Takeaways From Their Earnings Reports

Tesla and Lam Research are soaring post-earnings, while Twitter is plunging. Here's a look at what's driving the moves.

15 'Third-Tier' Tech Stocks Ripe for Shorting

15 'Third-Tier' Tech Stocks Ripe for Shorting

In the market cap bracket between $5 billion and $100 billion sit some of the most egregiously overvalued, economically inefficient bubble stocks in this peaking market.

Will Social Media Be Disrupted?

* The reduction in my social media stock exposure reflects the likely continued acceleration in legal, legislative and regulatory influences as we approach the November 2020 election * As the rhetoric increases (with both the Democrats and Republica...

How Well Can This Market Digest Key Earnings?

How Well Can This Market Digest Key Earnings?

The sudden drop and weak close Tuesday were not favorable despite a lack of technical damage.

Outta Facebook

The Facebook New York antitrust probe has been joined by numerous states. The stock just gapped -$4 lower. I am out of the name. Tomorrow's opener, "Surveillance Capital and The Power of Free," will explain why I believe the next nine to 12 months c...

Are There Really More Positives Than Negatives?

* Should we dismiss the "nattering nabobs of negativity" who have expanding macroeconomic concerns? * Should we pay more attention to the positive "pin action" of several high profile stocks? * Or should we live somewhere in between in our investing...

Facebook's Latest Libra Proposal Could Win Over Some Regulators -- At a Cost

Facebook's Latest Libra Proposal Could Win Over Some Regulators -- At a Cost

The social media giant says it's open to having Libra consist of a series of 'stablecoins' pegged to existing currencies, rather than just one cryptocurrency pegged to a currency basket.

Microsoft Is Ready to Rally to New Heights

Microsoft Is Ready to Rally to New Heights

Let's take a look at the charts of MSFT.

Jim Cramer: Brutal Week for the Cloud Kings

Jim Cramer: Brutal Week for the Cloud Kings

The growth investment community is abuzz with the idea that the great growth story of the era -- software-as-a-service -- is at an end.

So You Know

I now feel that bank stocks and FANG - my two largest sector holdings by far - could rest/consolidate over the near term. I am not selling any of my names (save Facebook which I recently reduced from large to small) but I am expanding my Index and i...

Markets Bet on Growth, 3 Month/10 Year Spread, Trading Nvidia: Market Recon

Markets Bet on Growth, 3 Month/10 Year Spread, Trading Nvidia: Market Recon

The Fed is doing this right. Let me repeat... the Fed is not screwing this up.

How Fast-Growing TikTok Does and Doesn't Compete Against Instagram and Snapchat

How Fast-Growing TikTok Does and Doesn't Compete Against Instagram and Snapchat

TikTok's short-length video platform has become quite popular with younger consumers. But it isn't exactly a substitute for services such as Instagram and Snapchat Stories.

Jim Cramer: Here's What We Can Bask in Today

Jim Cramer: Here's What We Can Bask in Today

On days like today you realize how much of this market has been mauled by the bear.

The Dip Buyer

My incessant dip buying in Facebook , Amazon and Alphabet is paying off today.

Back for a Square Meal

Back for a Square Meal

Sentiment may be too negative on Square stock now.

Can Facebook 'Connect' for Investors as Well as It Does for Classmates?

Can Facebook 'Connect' for Investors as Well as It Does for Classmates?

Facebook's stock is starting a new move higher.