Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

2,840.03
NASDAQ
Prev Close 2,859.32
Day Low/High 2,806.02 / 2,888.00
52 Wk Low/High 1,694.00 / 3,019.33
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 663.76B
Market Cap 1897.91B
P/E Ratio 36.60
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
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.

Why the Markets Could Be Vulnerable

* Fundamental concerns and weakening technical signs might be converging now In the last few weeks and days I have eliminated all my equity investments in my personal pension plan, I have personally shorted S&P futures (at 3202 Monday night), I have...

Pandemic Spreads, Fed Heroes, Trading Thoughts

Pandemic Spreads, Fed Heroes, Trading Thoughts

There is a risk-off theme to the market as news comes in of rising Covid-19 cases in some states, while the Fed has been a ray of light during this crisis.

Let's Pick Up the Pieces of This Market

Let's Pick Up the Pieces of This Market

This market is broken, and here's the good news and bad news about trading in it right now.

Today's Market Is Worse Than Meets the Eye

* The market's leadership is particularly narrow The market is doing its best to confuse everyone. After two days of an upward breadth thrust - we have reverted to a 4-1 negative imbalance of declining issues over advancing issues. More importantly ...

Searching for a Tech Stock That Should Break Out? Try GOOGL

Searching for a Tech Stock That Should Break Out? Try GOOGL

As the Nasdaq powers higher, let's check the charts of Alphabet.

Jim Cramer: Embrace the Power of FAANG and Friends

Jim Cramer: Embrace the Power of FAANG and Friends

Let's look at what's responsible for the incredible rally in the Nasdaq, because it's much more indicative of what's really going on in this market than the endless run in hospitality and travel.