Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

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NASDAQ
Prev Close 2,607.03
Open 2,519.56
Day Low/High 2,490.00 / 2,565.40
52 Wk Low/High 1,797.28 / 3,019.33
Volume 2.25M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 663.76B
Market Cap 1769.69B
P/E Ratio 36.60
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

The Overarching Level of Uncertainty Combines With Shifting and Worrisome Paradigm Shifts

* 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...

Updating My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

Updating My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

While this experiment is still inconclusive, it's still nice to see both groups of triple nets outperforming.

Google Position

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 New York Times Continues Its Long-Term Uptrend

The New York Times Continues Its Long-Term Uptrend

The Old Gray Lady still has a spring in her step.

VIAC and GOOGL Expand Their Distribution Relationship

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...

Mind Your QQQs in This Market Tug of War

Mind Your QQQs in This Market Tug of War

If one of the 'Big Five' lets go of their side of the rope, this market could turn ugly fast.

Here's a Smart Trade on Smartsheet

Here's a Smart Trade on Smartsheet

SMAR is one of the few names not releasing earnings right now, and appears an attractive play.

Buffett's Doubts May Have Killed the V-Shaped Recovery

Buffett's Doubts May Have Killed the V-Shaped Recovery

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.

Jim Cramer: Sell Index Funds and Stay Long These 4 Stocks

Jim Cramer: Sell Index Funds and Stay Long These 4 Stocks

We are on the cusp of a decline, so anticipate the negatives and get your portfolio pandemic-recession-ready.

Apple's Second-Half Growth Rates Could Depend a Lot on a Macro Recovery

Apple's Second-Half Growth Rates Could Depend a Lot on a Macro Recovery

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.

Jim Cramer: Let's Talk About Amazon, Advanced Micro Devices, and Apple

Jim Cramer: Let's Talk About Amazon, Advanced Micro Devices, and Apple

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.

Google, Facebook and Microsoft's Earnings Were Both Encouraging and Cautious

Google, Facebook and Microsoft's Earnings Were Both Encouraging and Cautious

Each tech giant made some positive disclosures about current business trends, but also reported seeing some headwinds and cautioned about near-term uncertainty.

If You Can't Answer This One Question, You Shouldn't Own the Russell 2000

If You Can't Answer This One Question, You Shouldn't Own the Russell 2000

Think you're diversified? Understanding what you are investing and trading in is key.

Shares of Alphabet Could Stage a Pullback

Shares of Alphabet Could Stage a Pullback

Should it develop, think of it as a small 'shake out' and not as the start of a retest of the March low.

DHT Holdings Is the Next Nordic American Tankers

DHT Holdings Is the Next Nordic American Tankers

While both companies are run by Norwegian citizens and headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, DHT's fleet is quite different from NAT's.

Fed Powell to the Rescue -- Again

Fed Powell to the Rescue -- Again

Federal Reserve Chair Powell aims to soothe markets with latest injections, but this is a vicious cycle with no end in sight.

AMD and Samsung's Earnings Point to a Cloud Server Spending Boom

AMD and Samsung's Earnings Point to a Cloud Server Spending Boom

For now at least, cloud giants appear to be scrambling to add capacity to help support usage spikes for many apps and services.

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.