Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

2,924.35
NASDAQ
Prev Close 2,786.17
Day Low/High 2,788.10 / 2,973.00
52 Wk Low/High 1,508.48 / 2,925.07
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 666.75B
Market Cap 1857.69B
P/E Ratio 36.60
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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It's One of Those Days When the Indices Are Wildly Misleading

It's One of Those Days When the Indices Are Wildly Misleading

This sort of inconsistency is nothing new, but it presents an incorrect picture of the market.

The Market Breadth Is Terrible

The Indices are being held up by a handful of stocks, e.g., , , and .  The rest of the market appears to be breaking down:  * Banks weakening in the face of lower interest rates. * Leisure and telecom awful. * Industrials are spitting the bit. Examp...

These 5 Stocks Have Exceptional Fundamentals

These 5 Stocks Have Exceptional Fundamentals

I view this market action as quite positive.

Market Obstacles, New Budget Plan, 3 Trading Questions, Earnings

Market Obstacles, New Budget Plan, 3 Trading Questions, Earnings

We answer questions on UPS, Lockheed Martin and Nvidia.

Healthy Consolidation Continues as Earnings News Is Digested

Healthy Consolidation Continues as Earnings News Is Digested

This serves the purpose of letting stocks rest before they embark on the next step in their journey.

Goldman on Google

Goldman Sachs' take on Alphabet  (I generally agree, reaction of shares in line with my mention earlier): We expect the market to have a muted (but positive) reaction to Alphabet's Q3 '21 earnings report as total revenues, operating income (both Ser...

Suddenly, a Chill Cools the Speculative Trades

Suddenly, a Chill Cools the Speculative Trades

But much of what we have is just routine volatility and not a major shift in market action.

Google, Microsoft and Robinhood

Good numbers at Google and Microsoft  . Big miss top and bottom line at Robinhood .  

AMZN, GOOGL Earnings

I will be going into both Amazon and Google's earnings but with subdued expectations for the stocks. Given Facebook and an extended market to the upside, the setup is suboptimal for a long trade, in my view. I would be a buyer on any substantial wea...

Strong Market Stays Sticky to the Upside

Strong Market Stays Sticky to the Upside

The indices are dealing with overbought technical conditions as earnings reports hit and speculative trading gains traction.

October Rebound, Pricing In the Past, Tesla Hertz So Good, Space, Facebook Q&A

October Rebound, Pricing In the Past, Tesla Hertz So Good, Space, Facebook Q&A

Markets are pricing in some fiscal policy, but it's not what a lot of pundits think.

As the Indices Deal With Overbought Conditions, Traders Look for Action

As the Indices Deal With Overbought Conditions, Traders Look for Action

To be successful in this market right now, the key is to find the sectors that are working and focus on stock picking.

What to Watch Next Week

Next Week (Selected Macro) Monday   AM: PM:   Tuesday   AM: , , , , , PM: , , ,   Wednesday   AM: , , , PM: , ,   Thursday   AM: PM: , ,   Friday   AM: , PM: none Next Week (Selected Macro)   Monday: Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index   Tuesday: Case-Sh...

The Indices May Need a Rest, but Interest in Stock Picking Is Building

The Indices May Need a Rest, but Interest in Stock Picking Is Building

In particular, there are fresh pockets of speculative action, thanks in part to Donald Trump's connection with SPAC Digital World Acquisition Corp.

Evergrande Surprise, Trump's New Truth, Phunware Fun, Bitcoin Weirdness

Evergrande Surprise, Trump's New Truth, Phunware Fun, Bitcoin Weirdness

Plus, Snap Inc. disappoints with its guidance as Apple lets users opt out of being tracked by individual apps.

GOOGL, AMZN at Day's Lows

Alphabet and Amazon -- I own both for the "long run", along with some other growthy names that are now at their lows for the day.  I suspect the accumulated rise in interest rates over the last week could be responsible.  I have added to my short.

Deceptive Rally, Short Squeeze Trap, Inflation, Jobs, Trading 2 Defense Stocks

Deceptive Rally, Short Squeeze Trap, Inflation, Jobs, Trading 2 Defense Stocks

Equities did close almost sharply lower than where they had been early on Thursday afternoon. You do want to see how this looks on a chart.

A Possible Knock On Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet and Others

* Time for some more "second level thinking" * Should supply chain disruptions persistent, which I expect, digital ad spend will likely disappoint * EPS results over the next few quarters for a number of large tech companies could be challenged - so...

Adding to GOOGL, AMZN

I have added to Alphabet and Amazon at $2700 and $3198, respectively, in premarket trading.

Real Money Post Industrial Average Outperforms for the Quarter

Real Money Post Industrial Average Outperforms for the Quarter

RMPIA for the September-ending quarter is up .2%, outperforming most of the major market indexes. Let's dig in.

2 Adds

I just added to and at $3208 and $2648, respectively.

3 Big Names Gain RBC's Attention

RBC joins the party.  Shares of Amazon.com  , Alphabet and Facebook were initiated with Outperform ratings at RBC Capital Mkts.

Adds and Shorts: AMZN, GOOGL, NFLX

I added to Amazon  at $3,306 and to Alphabet at $2,688.   I shorted Netflix  at $608.32.

My Stock of the Year for 2022 (By Far!) Is ViacomCBS

* VIAC trades at only $40/share compared to a 'sum of the parts' value of $75/share * Viacom's operating results in 2022-23 will likely exceed consensus expectations * With a 12-month downside of only about -$3/share and upside of at least +$25/shar...

Adding to Google and Amazon Longs

I added to Google and Amazon on the morning dip.

My Google Long

Long Google at $2,719.

The Reward vs. Risk In Viacom Is Very Attractive

My largest position is Viacom .   Despite my analysis that a deal with Comcast is increasingly likely (albeit in late 2022/early 2023), my Gnome, high above the Alps, has been hearing that a large technology company (I'm guessing Apple , Google or A...

Jim Cramer: The Best of Breed Always Get It Right, But Can Facebook?

Jim Cramer: The Best of Breed Always Get It Right, But Can Facebook?

Companies don't become best of breed unless they are the best in everything they do. Facebook hangs in the balance.