Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

1,519.44
0.71 0.05
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 1,518.73
Open 1,514.34
Day Low/High 1,511.01 / 1,530.56
52 Wk Low/High 1,027.03 / 1,529.88
Volume 1.14M
Avg Volume 1.49M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 299.90M
Market Cap 1044.53B
EPS 49.60
P/E Ratio 30.89
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
This Is a Thunderstorm - But a Tornado Is on the Radar

This Is a Thunderstorm - But a Tornado Is on the Radar

The VIX is finally acting like the coronavirus is serious.

Jim Cramer: As Amazon Soars, Exxon Mobil and Fossil Fuels Fade

Jim Cramer: As Amazon Soars, Exxon Mobil and Fossil Fuels Fade

Amazon is a main reason why you should have faith that our country remains the leader in technology. Oil companies like Exxon may just be on the wrong side of history. Ask Elon Musk.

There Are Several Issues at Work Today Causing Selling Pressure

There Are Several Issues at Work Today Causing Selling Pressure

As I keep saying, the key to the market is the action at the close.

I'm Going to Buy Amazon but Not Today, Just Too Volatile

I'm Going to Buy Amazon but Not Today, Just Too Volatile

Perhaps even more impressive than their revenue beat might the 10% growth in net income.

Coronavirus and the Bond Market, Cryptocurrencies, Trading 6 Stocks

Coronavirus and the Bond Market, Cryptocurrencies, Trading 6 Stocks

Cryptocurrencies do offer public value in their ability to move stored wealth across national borders in times of crisis.

Facebook Should Be Fine Long-Term, But the Next Few Months Could Be Choppy

Facebook Should Be Fine Long-Term, But the Next Few Months Could Be Choppy

The social media giant warned that it's losing access to some of the third-party data it uses for ad targeting. However, it still has a lot of first-party data it can leverage.

3 Reasons Why Apple Will Continue to Shine

3 Reasons Why Apple Will Continue to Shine

This trio of reasons plus a chart that remains in a bull channel all point to a stock that should continue to outperform the markets in 2020.

The Fed's Moves, Trading 5 Stocks, Coronavirus and the Market: Market Recon

The Fed's Moves, Trading 5 Stocks, Coronavirus and the Market: Market Recon

It's no secret that the Fed would like to get out of the short-term repo business.

Some Good Reads

* Hedge funds grow unpopular. * Why market timing is appealing. * What do Amazon , Google and Salesforce have in common?

Trading the Market Without Memory From Day to Day

* I am giving the market a wider than usual berth to rally before I reshort "When the music stops, in terms of liquidity, things will be complicated. But as long as the music is playing, you've got to get up and dance." - Chuck Prince (2007) I am qu...

I Would Be a Call Spread Buyer of Disney

I Would Be a Call Spread Buyer of Disney

While today is certainly risky, and DIS has earnings coming up next week, I would look at today as an opportunity to put on a position in DIS that is somewhat longer term.

Coronavirus Is the Excuse This Market Badly Needed

Coronavirus Is the Excuse This Market Badly Needed

While hardly a major technical breakdown at this point, this is the sort of corrective action that will create better trading conditions.

Coronavirus Spooks the U.S. Markets

Coronavirus Spooks the U.S. Markets

Many market players - including me - would be relieved to see a decent bout of selling.

If a Pandemic in China Can't Slow This Market, What Will?

If a Pandemic in China Can't Slow This Market, What Will?

There is only one way to logically navigate this action -- and that is to wait for the price action to shift.

These Big 4 Names Could Cause Outsized Trouble

These Big 4 Names Could Cause Outsized Trouble

Here's why we must closely watch earnings for Alphabet, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft.

Let's Put Citrix to Work

Let's Put Citrix to Work

CTXS reports after the bell on Wednesday -- here's how to play the stock.

Are We Seeing IBM's Turnaround?

Are We Seeing IBM's Turnaround?

This time it's different? This time it just might be. Enough to buy the shares?

Every Dog Has Its Day and So Will Value Stocks, but Just Not Yet

Every Dog Has Its Day and So Will Value Stocks, but Just Not Yet

Growth indices soundly trounced value indices in 2019 and it's starting the same way this year, but that trend can't last forever.

Early Results From My Triple Net Portfolio Experiment

Early Results From My Triple Net Portfolio Experiment

Can an active approach outperform a passive approach in small, deeper value names?

Let Me Count the Ways I Love Microsoft

Let Me Count the Ways I Love Microsoft

MSFT is not one of my names that has just kept on hitting target prices, thus forcing decisions. The stock is getting close though.

Earnings Continue to Show Solid Results

Pre-market futures are still pointing to a slightly up open as we try to end the trading week hitting more all-time highs. Fourth quarter earnings results continue to flow across the wires. Big financial firms have kicked off the earnings season thi...

Bull Market, Treasury Notes and Green Investing: Market Recon

Bull Market, Treasury Notes and Green Investing: Market Recon

BlackRock's doin' it, Microsoft's doin' it, so all traders should think about ESG-based investing.

As Bose Goes...

The last few days have seen the topic of brick & mortar vs. digital or e-commerce sales once again take center stage. We chatted on this very topic this morning... but we have yet another confirmation sign in the following headlines:  Bose is shutti...

Huawei Trade Restrictions Are Hurting Some U.S. Chip Suppliers More Than Others

Huawei Trade Restrictions Are Hurting Some U.S. Chip Suppliers More Than Others

As the Commerce Department drafts new Huawei export restrictions, some of its U.S. chip suppliers are better-positioned than others to limit the damage.

U.S./China Phase One, Yield Curve, Jobs Survey, Trading Disney: Market Recon

U.S./China Phase One, Yield Curve, Jobs Survey, Trading Disney: Market Recon

One concern for traders and investors would be that the good cheer created by the development of this Phase One deal, as well as actions taken by the FOMC, are nearing or at the point where the headline risk points in the other direction.

Facebook and Google Are Each Making Intriguing E-Commerce Moves

Facebook and Google Are Each Making Intriguing E-Commerce Moves

The tech giants are each wagering that new e-commerce and payments features for their platforms will boost ad sales.

Liquid

I am very liquid, in gross terms now. For emphasis, a week ago (posted in "Long No More") I sold out my Amazon and Alphabet longs:  I have sold the balance of my Alphabet (GOOGL) ($1402) and Amazon (AMZN) ($1907) longs. This reflects my ursine marke...

5 Things for Tech Investors to Watch as Earnings Season Unfolds

5 Things for Tech Investors to Watch as Earnings Season Unfolds

Capex trends, chip demand and IT spending commentary are among the things to watch as dozens of tech companies report this earnings season.

Jim Cramer: The HQ for Innovation Is Right Here in San Francisco

Jim Cramer: The HQ for Innovation Is Right Here in San Francisco

The NYSE used to be the center of capitalism, but now it's where actual engineering, not financial engineering, is taking place.

6 Kinds of Tech Companies Getting a Boost as Cameras Proliferate

6 Kinds of Tech Companies Getting a Boost as Cameras Proliferate

Chip suppliers and others are benefiting as smartphone camera counts rise and camera penetration rates grow in other markets.