Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

1,413.24
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 1,406.75
Day Low/High 1,395.95 / 1,417.00
52 Wk Low/High 1,008.87 / 1,530.74
Avg Volume 2.77M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 300.05M
Market Cap 958.95B
EPS 49.60
P/E Ratio 28.83
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Bears Can't Make Sense of Powerful Upward Momentum

Bears Can't Make Sense of Powerful Upward Momentum

Simple logic suggests that we won't be able to deny the significant economic damage that is being done forever.

Jim Cramer: The Beginning of the End of Covid-19's Reign of Terror

Jim Cramer: The Beginning of the End of Covid-19's Reign of Terror

There's now a much more reasonable chance the vast opening of American business won't lead to disaster.

I See No Way to Put Capital to Work in a Prudent Way

I See No Way to Put Capital to Work in a Prudent Way

What's troubling many underinvested market participants is that there really has been no acknowledgment by the market of economic issues.

Upside Momentum Continues and There Doesn't Appear to Be a Catalyst to Slow It

Upside Momentum Continues and There Doesn't Appear to Be a Catalyst to Slow It

The consistency of the Fed's message is what is helping to keep strong technical support under the indices.

All Eyes Are Now on Earnings

All Eyes Are Now on Earnings

As Alphabet and Starbucks report, the long line of releases coming this week and the reaction to them will likely determine where the overall market is headed.

Jim Cramer: Reopening Is Necessary, but Based on Little More Than Hope

Jim Cramer: Reopening Is Necessary, but Based on Little More Than Hope

It's imperative that people get back to work, so we have this great compromise -- let's see how it might play out.

Let's Go Trend Spotting

Let's Go Trend Spotting

Intraday trends -- relentless trends -- are becoming the name of the game, so let's focus on the rotation from Nasdaq names into the Russell 2000 and financials.

What's Making This Market So Difficult Is That It's So Lopsided

What's Making This Market So Difficult Is That It's So Lopsided

Even if you are bullish and want to try to ride the uptrend the entry points are extremely difficult.

Revisiting: Does the Continuation of a Rip Your Face Market Rally and the Mother of All Short Squeezes Lie Ahead?

* Stocks will likely end the month of April with one of the largest four week rallies in history * Now the "hard part," as a premium will be placed on individual stock selection * The pivot from growth to value may mark a profound market change * Ma...

A Confused Market Deals With Another Gap-Up Open

A Confused Market Deals With Another Gap-Up Open

Our job is to try to embrace the price action as best we can even if we don't see the logic behind it.

Small-Caps Roar, Bets Against the Market, Trading Nvidia

Small-Caps Roar, Bets Against the Market, Trading Nvidia

Money movers are not buying protection for individual names, but they are starting to bet against the market en masse, while the Russell 2000 ran up 4% on Monday.

Small-Caps' Rise Appears to Defy Gravity of Reality

Small-Caps' Rise Appears to Defy Gravity of Reality

One must ask whether the increased speculation is a positive sign as unemployment is at record levels, much of the economy is shut down and reopening is uncertain.

Here's a Small-Cap Strategy

Here's a Small-Cap Strategy

Here's we'll queue up a trade in the QQQ fund as big tech names turn red.

The Market Refuses to Embrace Negatives as Major Earnings Reports Roll In

The Market Refuses to Embrace Negatives as Major Earnings Reports Roll In

So far, earnings season has not been the obstacle that many have feared.

Cramer: The Stock Market Is Now Divided Into 3 Buckets - And One Is Unfortunate

Cramer: The Stock Market Is Now Divided Into 3 Buckets - And One Is Unfortunate

The problem for index fund owners is they own all three buckets and there are a lot more companies in the third bucket than in the first two.

A Takeover of Both Twitter and ViacomCBS Would Make Eminent Sense for Alphabet

"Wishin' and hopin' and thinkin' and prayin' Plannin' and dreamin' each night of his charms That won't get you into his arms So if you're lookin' to find love you can share All you gotta do is hold him and kiss him and love him And show him that you...

Dell, Cisco and Others Offer Financing as Hardware and Software Deals Slump

Dell, Cisco and Others Offer Financing as Hardware and Software Deals Slump

IT giants are leaning on their balance sheets to convince reluctant customers to make new purchases.

From the Street of Dreams

Deutsche Bank takes price target of from $35 to $22, from $280 to $200 and from $1700 to $1500 - all based on adverse advertising spends over the balance of 2020. I recently sold my entire long positions in FB and GOOGL. I have been adding to TWTR.

The Diamonds Could Be an Investor's Best Friend in This Market

The Diamonds Could Be an Investor's Best Friend in This Market

The S&P 500 is no longer a diversified index.

FANG Removal: I'm Out of Facebook

I sold out the balance of my "growthy" names -- the last one being Facebook today. We know that search term and ads on Alphabet's Google and Facebook have plunged by 20% in the past 30 days. (It's one of the reasons I sold Google as well as a changi...

I Continue to Pivot Out of Growth and Into Value

A reminder that, as of Friday, I am totally out of Alphabet and Amazon - and I have pivoted out of growth into value. I have shorted Apple , which is now priced as a growth stock and is no longer a "value" name. (Apple is my Trade of the Week, short...

One Trade Investors Should Make Monday

One Trade Investors Should Make Monday

It's possible you could wake up to M&A news one day and owning this stock will no longer be an option.

The ETF-ization of U.S. Markets, and My Macro View of Oil

The ETF-ization of U.S. Markets, and My Macro View of Oil

The vast majority of the universe of ETFs are vulnerable to market dislocations.

It's Time to Pivot Out of Growth and Into Value

* I have sold out the balance of my long standing "growth" holdings in Google and Amazon today * And I am adding to my "value" positions in financials and elsewhere As expressed in the chart below, it is clear that the S&P is now more concentrated i...

Tag Ends

Amazon and Alphabet have been reduced to tag ends. I am paying heed to the changing near term reward vs. risk, and the chart below:

Small Sizing

I have moved down to small-sized on both Alphabet and Amazon this morning.

Reducing 2 Stocks

Paring down some more (a small amount) of Amazon (+$65) and Alphabet (+$8) based on deteriorating reward vs. risk over the short term. Amazon is now +$740 from the 2020 low made exactly one month ago!

Alphabet's Charts Are Coming on Strong for Now

Alphabet's Charts Are Coming on Strong for Now

Recent longs might want to book some profits here.

My Tactical Strategy

* Moved to net short this week Yesterday I added a number of trading short rentals (e.g., and ) and peeled off some Alphabet and Amazon  , after taking on a large put position late last week. I start the day net short, but with S&P futures -61 handl...

TSMC, Cadence and Others Benefit as Chip Design Activity Surges

TSMC, Cadence and Others Benefit as Chip Design Activity Surges

With each passing year, the amount of silicon being designed by hardware makers and cloud giants keeps growing.