Facebook Inc. (FB)

187.48
0.99 0.53
NASDAQ : Commercial Services
Prev Close 188.47
Open 187.00
Day Low/High 184.55 / 188.10
52 Wk Low/High 123.02 / 218.62
Volume 21.25M
Avg Volume 17.00M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 2.40B
Market Cap 539.54B
EPS 7.70
P/E Ratio 26.94
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Wednesday's Big Moves

Wednesday was a consequential day in which I made several moves, including: * Reduced my short hedge for a loss. * Profitably traded my Apple short -- covering in the first hour of trading and putting back out a short after the close. * Took a tradi...

The Market Continues to Reward Earnings Even When They Aren't That Great

The Market Continues to Reward Earnings Even When They Aren't That Great

When the Fed is this dovish it really doesn't matter what is being reported.

Must See Earnings

Let's take a look at the cornucopia of earnings reports that are coming our way after the close. Of the several dozen, which ones are likely to move the market? My guess is it will be some of these: Facebook Microsoft Mondelez International PayPal Q...

Price Action, Not Headlines, Remains King in This Market

Price Action, Not Headlines, Remains King in This Market

It can be hard to figure how stocks will react to news, so it is critical for market participants to stay intently focused on price movements.

Why Huawei Matters, FOMC Decision, AAPL Results, Watching NOW: Market Recon

Why Huawei Matters, FOMC Decision, AAPL Results, Watching NOW: Market Recon

I think we can all agree that there will be no increase made to the Fed Funds Rate today.

Liking This Action

I really like the pin action in a number of my core longs: , , , , (as expected off of the strength), , , , and . and , not so much! Note: Long GS (large), BAC (large), C (large), WFC (large), JPM (large), DWDP (large), HIG (large), CBS, M (small), ...

Chart of the Day: Polarized Price Targets on Apple Stock Ahead of Earnings

Chart of the Day: Polarized Price Targets on Apple Stock Ahead of Earnings

Expectations for Apple are all over the place.

Say What?

Social media stocks (e.g. , ) are under pressure - likely based on usage fears. I would add to FB at $137ish and TWTR at around $30-$31.

A Slew of Significant News Events Are About to Hit This Market

A Slew of Significant News Events Are About to Hit This Market

While the indices are no longer severely overbought, they have been stalling for the past week. Stay vigilant and be ready to act.

Apple's Subscription Ambitions Seem to Keep Growing: Tech Check Blog

Apple's Subscription Ambitions Seem to Keep Growing: Tech Check Blog

As Apple preps video and news/magazine services for launch this year, a new report states the company is also thinking about launching a gaming service.

Jim Cramer: The Market's Resilience Is Extraordinary

Jim Cramer: The Market's Resilience Is Extraordinary

This is some sort of whacky, crazy bull market that just doesn't want to go down.

China-U.S. Talks, The Fed, Earnings, Jobs and What Now With Apple: Market Recon

China-U.S. Talks, The Fed, Earnings, Jobs and What Now With Apple: Market Recon

The marketplace will react to this week's China, U.S. trade talks in a huge way.

A Very Busy Week of News Will Lead to Some Major Market Swings

A Very Busy Week of News Will Lead to Some Major Market Swings

There is concern about missing out on further upside, but technically some sort of pullback is probable.

Central Banks Are Squeezing Out Shorts, Is It Buying Time?

Central Banks Are Squeezing Out Shorts, Is It Buying Time?

Central banks keep coming into to support markets, but this is going to be a volatile week.

Making Sense of a Big Chip Stock Rally That Came Amid Bad News: TECH CHECK BLOG

Making Sense of a Big Chip Stock Rally That Came Amid Bad News: TECH CHECK BLOG

The chip stock surge at the week's end shines a light on just how pessimistic some investors had been as earnings multiples fell to rock-bottom levels last year.

The Week Ahead: The Fed, Jobs and 15 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: The Fed, Jobs and 15 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

It's going to be one hectic week.

Tencent Poised for Stock Price Gains After Key Government Approval

Tencent Poised for Stock Price Gains After Key Government Approval

Tencent, one of the two largest Chinese video game makers, is set to rise after winning a license from the Chinese government to roll out new games.

Holding on to Goldman Sachs

I have received a number of inquiries about whether profits should be taken in Goldman Sachs , which is now over $201 and nearly $40 higher than when I made it my favorite large cap stock for 2019 at $163/share. Here is my GS thesis. GS and are my t...

Checking on Chip Stocks

* I have no clear view on semi fundamentals * We may be getting the momentum boys back into the chip names (which is disturbing) * But, we should once again learn from the dramatic drop in share prices of former market darlings. Semiconductor shares...

Intel Marches Toward Earnings Amidst Macro, Management Questions

Intel Marches Toward Earnings Amidst Macro, Management Questions

Against an already uncertain backdrop, Intel emerges with unique issues.

Intel Rises Amid Positive Vibes From Chip Peers

Intel Rises Amid Positive Vibes From Chip Peers

Shares of the giant chipmaker are up on indications that a bottom may be building in the semiconductor sector.

Dine Brands Serves Up a Beat Over FANG

Dine Brands Serves Up a Beat Over FANG

The restaurant stock had a lousy 2017, but the value play since has made a big comeback and outpaced the FANG quartet.

Intermediate Trade: Facebook

Intermediate Trade: Facebook

I am not sure how much more bad news about Facebook can come out.

The Read-Through Is a Superficial Analysis of Market Sectors

The Read-Through Is a Superficial Analysis of Market Sectors

If you are investing in individual stocks you have to do individual research. It's that simple.

UK Finds Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Market Recon

UK Finds Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Market Recon

As uncertainty increases, expect greater demand for safe haven assets.

Jim Cramer: Netflix Shows Just How Powerful the Subscriber Business Is

Jim Cramer: Netflix Shows Just How Powerful the Subscriber Business Is

Netflix has been underpricing its product in order to hook subscribers on its terrific content.

Chart: This FANG Stock Has New Teeth

Chart: This FANG Stock Has New Teeth

Facebook has formed a bullish reversal pattern.

FB Surging

Facebook is, again, "the world's fair!" Up by another +$4.30/share today to nearly $150. FB was placed on my Best Ideas List on November 29, 2018 at $137.50.

Home Cooking

Today was a great day for the home team. The indices declined (I am short large ) while selected securities shined (e.g., banks and brokerages). Facebook is continuing its roll off of the bottom and even Kraft Heinz is having a dead-cat bounce. Than...