Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

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NASDAQ
Prev Close 1,512.23
Open 1,492.79
Day Low/High 1,485.92 / 1,522.80
52 Wk Low/High 1,008.87 / 1,576.36
Volume 1.89M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 682.62B
Market Cap 1050.56B
P/E Ratio 31.54
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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A Technical Look at the Nasdaq

Recognizing there is no silver bullet when it comes to investing, I asked my Trifecta Portfolio partner Bob Lang to share a technical take on the Nasdaq given its leadership performance over the last few months. Bob... From a technical point of view...

Equity Divergence, Technical Intrigue and Fiscal Prop-Up Politics: Market Recon

Equity Divergence, Technical Intrigue and Fiscal Prop-Up Politics: Market Recon

Plus, the market has bad breadth and PC and operating system makers should benefit from virus-inspired home-based schooling.

Advertising Spending Cuts

Looks to me like key advertisers and other companies are reeling in their advertising spending, which could be a sign of greater than expected belt tightening to make quarterly EPS expectations. Something to listen for in the next few weeks, especia...

Gaming vs. Steaming

Gaming stocks have been one of the beneficiaries of the pandemic, but we also know some of the big boys of tech, including Apple , Alphabet , Facebook , Amazon , and others are looking to cash in and disrupt gaming with streaming. We've seen similar...

Being Long Both QQQ and SPY Is a Dangerous Combo Now

Being Long Both QQQ and SPY Is a Dangerous Combo Now

Here's a better way to play things.

Liking Twitter

I will repeat this for emphasis - I like Twitter's shares at current prices. While social media has been recently exposed for its imperfections, the dominance of Alphabet's Google and Facebook can not be understated. Though Twitter is a distant thir...

Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival Doesn't Look Like Much of One

Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival Doesn't Look Like Much of One

The upcoming Walmart+ service looks like an evolution of the existing Delivery Unlimited service, rather than a genuine Amazon Prime rival.

Income Funds that Rise Above a Low-Yield World

Income Funds that Rise Above a Low-Yield World

There is no tech-focused fund in the United States that offers a higher yield than Columbia Seligman Premium Tech Growth Fund.

Jim Cramer: Think Fractional Shares Look Boring? I've Got a Story for You

Jim Cramer: Think Fractional Shares Look Boring? I've Got a Story for You

Let me tell you about a time in the '80s when I was trying to get clients some Berkshire shares -- and how it relates to now, when you can buy fractional shares of terrific companies like Amazon.

Ad Boycott Can't Stop Facebook

Ad Boycott Can't Stop Facebook

How did it feel for traders who sold Facebook on news of the ad boycott? Like putting your hand on a hot stove.

AWS Is Still Very Unique in Some Important Ways

AWS Is Still Very Unique in Some Important Ways

Amazon's public cloud is still unmatched in terms of the number of services and apps it supports, and is also still launching and updating offerings at an unmatched pace.

Facebook Ad Boycotts Could Linger, But Probably Won't Do Major Long-Term Damage

Facebook Ad Boycotts Could Linger, But Probably Won't Do Major Long-Term Damage

The size of Facebook's advertiser base, together with Facebook's strategic importance as an ad platform and its attempts to address recent concerns, should limit the long-term fallout.

Buying Twitter

* Twitter has been an amazing trading sardine over the last five years. * Here I go again! Five days ago I reassessed Twitter (see below) and established a $30 price target. The controversy regarding social media posts and the exit of several influe...

Mobile Gaming Gains

Clipping this to my notebook as I think about the gaming market ahead of new console arrivals later this year as well as streaming gaming offerings from Apple , Alphabet , Amazon , and others.  "The number of gamers around the globe will top 3 billi...

Use DRIPs to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

Use DRIPs to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

Many quality companies that fit into the socially responsible investing camp offer direct-purchase plans, allowing investors an easy way to build an SRI portfolio.

Jim Cramer: Think Trimming Right Now Is Bad Advice? Good Luck

Jim Cramer: Think Trimming Right Now Is Bad Advice? Good Luck

Here's why this is a good time to consider taking some off the table and raising cash.

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 ...

The Market Is a Tale of 2 Sectors - Technology vs. Everyone Else

The Market Is a Tale of 2 Sectors - Technology vs. Everyone Else

The only way for the S&P 500 to make new highs is for the remainder sectors to take the baton from technology and do some of the heavy lifting as well.

Jim Cramer: Are You a Star Player? Let's Put It to the Test

Jim Cramer: Are You a Star Player? Let's Put It to the Test

Do you know what a company does, does it do it well, and is there anything going on that could change the trajectory?

How We Doing? My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

How We Doing? My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

While Fitbit is still the best performer, other names are beginning to carry their weight.

The Long and the Short of It

* After "playing" the rally off of the March lows (with plenty of longs) I have recently (again) gotten net short of exposure To summarize some my recent activity: * I took off numerous investment longs (for profits) into the rally -- including , , ...

Google Is Dialing Up its E-Commerce Efforts

Google Is Dialing Up its E-Commerce Efforts

Google has gotten more seriously lately about launching new shopping and marketing options for online merchants.

Sizzling Nasdaq, Covid Crossroads, Coins Collect Dust, Thoughts on BP

Sizzling Nasdaq, Covid Crossroads, Coins Collect Dust, Thoughts on BP

Confused by Wednesday's late-day trading action? Some on Wall Street who were too.

Shopify's 'Rebels' Are Still Up Against a Formidable Empire in Amazon

Shopify's 'Rebels' Are Still Up Against a Formidable Empire in Amazon

While Shopify's platform and partnerships make it a disruptive force, Amazon Prime and Amazon's warehouse and logistics infrastructure are still one of a kind.

It's Time for Twitter to Change to a Subscription-Based Model

* That strategy would reduce annual sales by approximately 30% but profits would soar and the stock price could double! * I recently sold the shares but would aggressively buy them back under $30/share Back in late May ("Goodnight Tweet Heart Its Ti...

R&D Scale Can Be an Overlooked Competitive Edge for Tech Leaders

R&D Scale Can Be an Overlooked Competitive Edge for Tech Leaders

AWS, Google Search and Nvidia each show how a market leader's unmatched R&D budget can make it tough to dislodge.

Jim Cramer: Is the Day Where the Virus Ruled Our Lives Waning?

Jim Cramer: Is the Day Where the Virus Ruled Our Lives Waning?

That's the really good news about why we could bounce back so quickly from Thursday's debacle.

Hong Kong's TANJ Foursome of Stocks to Rival U.S.'s FANGs

Hong Kong's TANJ Foursome of Stocks to Rival U.S.'s FANGs

Hong Kong will have its own tech quartet as of next Thursday; Asian shares don't have the same euphoria as U.S. stocks (yet), and that's a good thing.