Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

1,632.98
NASDAQ
Prev Close 1,606.66
Day Low/High 1,611.91 / 1,634.12
52 Wk Low/High 1,008.87 / 1,726.10
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 680.16B
Market Cap 1092.79B
P/E Ratio 30.39
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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(Today) I Give the Market a Bad Name

* The technical and fundamental signposts could be spelling near term problems ahead * Yesterday I moved to a medium-sized short exposure - adding to and initiating more short positions * I have a negative short and intermediate term market view  "A...

Jim Cramer: Picking Stocks? Better Listen to Your Kids

Jim Cramer: Picking Stocks? Better Listen to Your Kids

Just take the three most obvious letters in FAANG -- Facebook, Apple, and Netflix -- they were all ideas from my children.

Tweet, Tweet!

* SNAP's extraordinary top line results bode well for Twitter and its shares  I have long felt that Twitter has an unusual platform - one that can not easily be duplicated.  Yesterday, with the great Snap results (SNAP shares were +$6.70 in pre-mark...

Action Jackson

A lot to discuss -- the markets' reasonably large drop from the day's highs, Netflix's  very weak subscriber adds (and $32/share drop in the after hours), Snap's good usage numbers (and its salutary impact on Twitter's shares after the close (up $3/...

Bring on the Breakup of Alphabet

* I would buy more Alphabet if weakness develops * A government breakup will likely take more than five years * That said, a government breakup (which is unlikely) would hasten the realization of Alphabet's value (much higher)  While it is clear tha...

It's 'Active' Vs. 'Passive' and the Winner Is ...

It's 'Active' Vs. 'Passive' and the Winner Is ...

Both, actually. But the one who came out way ahead might surprise you.

5 Thoughts on Apple's iPhone 12 and HomePod Mini Event

5 Thoughts on Apple's iPhone 12 and HomePod Mini Event

While 5G took the spotlight, the iPhone 12 line's camera improvements might ultimately be a bigger draw for many consumers.

Facebook Is Due for Its Own Mega-Cap Pop

Facebook Is Due for Its Own Mega-Cap Pop

FB seems like it has plenty of upside and is going to make a killing.

Buy FAANG on the Dip? This Could Be Your Chance

Buy FAANG on the Dip? This Could Be Your Chance

There is an opportunity to buy some of these names at a discount to their highs, with Amazon presenting the best bet.

Jim Cramer: Hope and Hype Take Us Higher

Jim Cramer: Hope and Hype Take Us Higher

Let's look at the three main ways stocks can go up, and which of those we're seeing in action right now.

Why We Buy Apple

Why We Buy Apple

The world's greatest consumer electronics company. Ever. Why even question? Just hop on board.

Investors Are Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

* But I remain (uncustomarily) bullish over the balance of the year * The S&P may shortly reach its previous highs * The contrary is being long - and I remain large-sized long in exposure * Zero interest rates are an investment aphrodisiac * In term...

Up, Up and Away? The S&P May Approach or Exceed its Old High Over the Next 2-3 Months

* "The Biden Bump" continues apace as The Fifth Dimension's beautiful balloon flies ever higher * An anticipatory (and not reactionary) investment strategy has been rewarding since early September * I continue to endorse the pivot from growth to val...

IBM Makes a Smart Move, But How Should You Play the Stock?

IBM Makes a Smart Move, But How Should You Play the Stock?

The gauntlet has been thrown. Let the games begin.

5 Thoughts on the House's Antitrust Report on Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon

5 Thoughts on the House's Antitrust Report on Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon

While breakups of the tech giants still look unlikely, the House's report does reveal a thing or two about the current political mood.

Stimulus Repercussions, Is the Equities Rally Dead? Antitrust Action, Apple 5G

Stimulus Repercussions, Is the Equities Rally Dead? Antitrust Action, Apple 5G

One day after deciding that we still could not confirm the market's uptrend, we are forced to ask the opposite.

SPY Reduced

I have reduced my long size this morning.  This has served to lower my overall net long exposure from between medium and large to medium-sized.  Most of my long exposure is now in individual names.  I was thinking about taking a trading short rental...

Window of Opportunity

I continue to see a window of opportunity to be long the equity market.  While I don't envision this as a "permanent condition" I see it as tradable opportunity.  I like value, e.g., banks that have been ignored, as well as companies that have deepe...

Alphabet's Deal for Fitbit Moves a Step Closer

Alphabet's Deal for Fitbit Moves a Step Closer

Also: Two new triple net candidates.

Apple App Store Revenue

According to findings from Sensor Tower, Apple's  App Store revenue grew 31% year-on-year in 3Q 20, climbing to $19 billion from $14.5 billion in the year ago quarter. Apple will report its September quarter results on October 29.  By comparison, Se...

Some Individual Stock Observations

Walmart is a beautiful thing to watch (up by another +$3 today) And so is our Trade of the Week, Amazon (+$43/share today). Twitter and Alphabet ain't half bad, either! (+$3), a recent buy, recovering from yesterday's weakness. is jiggy. (The Smarte...

My Recent List of Buys

In response to some email questions... very recent buys include , , , , , , , (upgraded), , , (I wrote several columns on the company yesterday), etc. __________  Long SJM (large), THS (large), GS (large), MS (large), GLD (large), WMT, GM (large), K...

And the Winners Are...

* Wall Street, not Main Street  Walmart , Target , Costco , Amazon , Netflix , Facebook , etc. -- these are the winners in the battle against Covid-19.  As a addendum to Rolf's comments earlier this morning in our Comments Section - it is important ...

A Continuing Review of My Market Strategy

"Speeding arrow, sharp and narrow What a lot of fleeting matters you have spurned Several seasons with their treasons Wrap the babe in scarlet colors, call it your own Did he doubt or did he try? Answers aplenty in the bye and bye Talk about your pl...

Primed for Prime Day and Most Everything Else Amazon

Primed for Prime Day and Most Everything Else Amazon

The e-commerce giant officially confirmed the dates of its online shopping event, which only adds to enthusiasm for its shares.

2 Bids

Bidding for and .  

A Heightened Regime of Volatility Appears Upon Us

* Fasten your seatbelts as today is another day, Scarlett! Thursday's session was wild and volatile.  Last evening was equally volatile - with S&P futures up as much as 20 handles and were down by -23 handles (at 7:05 am).  The S&P is at approximate...

4 Thoughts on Amazon's Echo, Fire TV and Cloud Gaming Launches

4 Thoughts on Amazon's Echo, Fire TV and Cloud Gaming Launches

Though limited for now, Amazon's Luna cloud gaming service has some selling points.