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GOOGL has made an impressive recovery since the middle of March.
As State economies begin the slow process of reopening, the Fed is there to support market function. Facebook's latest e-commerce foray has investors cheering.
Video gaming has been a beneficiary of the 'stay-at-home' theme during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Search is still by far Google's most profitable business, and antitrust charges aimed at other parts of Alphabet's empire likely wouldn't have a major profit impact.
Let's step back and look at this market that has abandoned all sorts of safety and went all in on the stocks of companies based on the Fed's words and a promising Moderna study.
I would be a buyer of a call spread in this ETF.
There are many factors in play and the deal could be scuttled by the Justice Department.
* The bears' skepticism (and cautious market positioning) coupled with their collective cynicism towards medical and scientific innovation, and the inevitability of the curve's flattening along with an "all in" Fed, have fueled the market recovery f...
* I am watching closely for a change in leadership and a pivot from growth to value * A skeptical view of a bifurcated market led by a handful of high growth stocks (FAANG plus MSFT) that have done the market's heavy lifting * Reviewing the attribut...
The Chinese tech giant saw gaming, streaming and social media activity spike in Q1. But it also cautioned that activity has been 'normalizing' since March.
We can't wait for a vaccine, but we can follow logical guidelines for staying as safe as possible, helping us avoid another Great Depression.
As we look at why the S&P 500 is stuck in its narrow range, we see every retail investor and trader chase the same basket of names higher, edging closer to a technical point where the market could lose its support.
* Big picture changes loom on the investment horizon * Many of these paradigm shifts are disruptive and market unfriendly * There will be some industry winners (healthcare/biotech, internet, packaged foods) but many industry losers (hotels, airlines...
While this experiment is still inconclusive, it's still nice to see both groups of triple nets outperforming.
I unintentionally neglected to post that in a managed account I have a very small position in Alphabet . Mea culpa. Google resides in a taxable account and I have no current plans of selling this small position.
The Old Gray Lady still has a spring in her step.
Besides the earnings beat (which looks clean), the most important factor in the ViacomCBS release is the expanded distribution agreement with Alphabet . I continue to believe that VIAC is a logical fit with a number of companies - including Google...
If one of the 'Big Five' lets go of their side of the rope, this market could turn ugly fast.
SMAR is one of the few names not releasing earnings right now, and appears an attractive play.
Not only did Buffett completely dump his position in airlines but he noted that he was unable to find attractive ways to put his huge cash holdings to work.
We are on the cusp of a decline, so anticipate the negatives and get your portfolio pandemic-recession-ready.
New products, stimulus and remote work/learning purchases are currently boosting Apple's sales. But a healthy macro recovery could be needed to keep the momentum going later this year.
AMD has fabulous chips in great categories with fantastic customers. Things will only get better. That's why of the three I think you can start buying this one on Monday.
Each tech giant made some positive disclosures about current business trends, but also reported seeing some headwinds and cautioned about near-term uncertainty.
Think you're diversified? Understanding what you are investing and trading in is key.
Should it develop, think of it as a small 'shake out' and not as the start of a retest of the March low.
While both companies are run by Norwegian citizens and headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, DHT's fleet is quite different from NAT's.
Federal Reserve Chair Powell aims to soothe markets with latest injections, but this is a vicious cycle with no end in sight.
For now at least, cloud giants appear to be scrambling to add capacity to help support usage spikes for many apps and services.