Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

1,179.21
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 1,169.32
Day Low/High 1,173.00 / 1,183.84
52 Wk Low/High 977.66 / 1,296.97
Avg Volume 1.56M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 299.53M
Market Cap 810.12B
EPS 44.20
P/E Ratio 23.37
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Markets' Health, Facebook Libra Hearings, Trading Match Group: Market Recon

Markets' Health, Facebook Libra Hearings, Trading Match Group: Market Recon

For those trading the FANG or FAANG names, and especially Facebook, Tuesday sets up as a day bearing exceptional levels of headline risk.

VMware Followers Could Find Its Shares Become Cheaper in the Weeks Ahead

VMware Followers Could Find Its Shares Become Cheaper in the Weeks Ahead

Traders and investors were disappointed recently when the IT company did not raise guidance and that weakness does not look like it has run its course.

Jim Cramer: Even if Slowdown Hits, You'll Look Good With These Six Stocks

Jim Cramer: Even if Slowdown Hits, You'll Look Good With These Six Stocks

Estee Lauder is among the companies that are sure winners, no matter which way the economy goes.

Not Chasing TWTR

Twitter is playing catch up to FANG - in particular Alphabet and Amazon . That said, I wouldn't chase the name.

Earnings Preview, Fed Watching and the Rally: Market Recon

Earnings Preview, Fed Watching and the Rally: Market Recon

All the key equity indexes are up 16% or more this year, as earnings season starts.

FAANG is Still Flying High

What Trump's Bank Charter Challenge Means for Facebook's Libra

What Trump's Bank Charter Challenge Means for Facebook's Libra

It is unclear how a 'libra' denominated transaction might be governed in the future and it might require the creation of an entirely new oversight entity.

Equity Markets (For Now) Are Endorsing More "Cowbell" by the Federal Reserve

* Pavlov's dogs are in a feeding frenzy Bonds took a hit, stocks and gold rejoiced today. Growth-starved investors embraced Amazon , Google and Facebook . Asset and rate dependent sectors, like banks, took a hit based on the dovish Powell rhetoric. ...

Two Down Days and a Case of Foul Breadth

After the initial market drop, Mr. Market traded in a rather narrow range throughout the afternoon. * Bonds reversed -- as yields closed modestly higher. * Gold continued to take it on the chin (I sold out of my a week or two ago, when the Relative ...

Real Money Post Industrial Average Enjoyed a Stellar First Half of 2019

Real Money Post Industrial Average Enjoyed a Stellar First Half of 2019

There are a number of RMPIA companies that will be beneficiaries of Back to School and holiday spending.

Electronic Arts and Beyond Meat Get Some Love, Uber Does Not

Coming over the wires, Electronic Arts got a price target bump to $130 from $116 at BMO Capital Markets following positive reaction to Apex Legends season 2 previews, post-E3 buzz around Respawn's Jedi: Fallen Order, and new Volta Street mode in FIF...

Jim Cramer: I Defy You to Show Me That Bullish Investors Dominate

Jim Cramer: I Defy You to Show Me That Bullish Investors Dominate

A subset of tech is expensive, as well as tech IPOs, but the majority of sectors are far from overvalued.

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

Equity index futures were rising Monday morning on positive trade news.

3 Autopilot Funds for a High-Yield Portfolio

3 Autopilot Funds for a High-Yield Portfolio

This portfolio is built to hold up in any market, throw off a steady 8% dividend and pay monthly dividends, to boot.

Good News - For Once - As Curtain Comes Down on G-20

Good News - For Once - As Curtain Comes Down on G-20

Save for a refusing to budge on climate change, U.S. President Donald Trump left the G-20 in Osaka with something a bit unusual for him: some good news.

Not So Tweet

Compared with some on our site who were more optimistic (based on positive post-first-quarter earnings per share-related price action), I sold out most of my Twitter in late April at $5-$6 higher prices than exist today (around $40 per share) -- bas...

Trump-Xi Face Off, Potential EU Land Mines and a Caterpillar Play: Market Recon

Trump-Xi Face Off, Potential EU Land Mines and a Caterpillar Play: Market Recon

The G-20 Summit in Japan could hold more intrigue than just the planned meeting between President Trump and Xi.

Mixed Emotions, Buddy...

"Mixed emotions, Buddy. Like Larry Wildman going off a cliff in my new Maserati." - Gordon Gekko, Wall Street In general I wasn't too impressed, as the S&P 500 gave back about 18 handles from the morning's intraday high. (The last half hour was quit...

One Last Observation: It's More Than a Feeling

"Just one more thing." - Lt. Columbo Though the market's breadth wasn't horrible at 1000 advancers to nearly 2000 decliners on the New York Stock Exchange, the market's leaders were taken to the woodshed today -- in a market that felt far worse than...

A Reminder

A week ago I sold all of my , and .

A Short Market Review

On Friday a small selloff contributed to some deterioration in market breadth (1100 advancers, 1800 decliners) - but individual share price action was muted with very little volume. (Anyone see the drop in S&P futures, -8 handles, after Friday's clo...

Foxconn's Future Shows How Taiwan Gains from China's Pain

Foxconn's Future Shows How Taiwan Gains from China's Pain

The world's largest contract manufacturer said goodbye on Friday to founder Terry Gou, who is running for Taiwan's president; its plans pave the way for Taiwan's economic and political future.

10 Stocks and 10 ETFs for Socially Conscious Investors

10 Stocks and 10 ETFs for Socially Conscious Investors

Investors have shown an increasing interest in ESG Investing. These top investment vehicles emphasize strong business operations and social responsibilities.

Wall Street Is Still Waiting on the Oracle Debate to Settle

Wall Street Is Still Waiting on the Oracle Debate to Settle

Is the bad news for Oracle all over?

Trade of the Week: Apple

Buy Apple July (monthly) $200 Puts at $6.70 or Short AAPL at $198 Apple's shares have moved higher with the broad averages recently -- and I have materially added to my short position. I am of the view that the market is overpriced and that Apple's ...

I Am Skeptical of Tuesday's Rally

* At the core of my cynicism is my view that the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank (ECB) are pushing on a string and the likely negative outcome of the U.S./China trade negotiations "There is an old saying in Tennessee I know it's in Tex...

Long the Apple of My Eye

Long the Apple of My Eye

Going long on the tech giant is more about health care and credit card offerings than the iPhone.

I've Been a Busy Trading Boy

I have sold my remaining positions in Facebook , Amazon and Alphabet on the opening, booking large profits. All three stocks, which were placed on my Best Ideas List in late 2018, will remain on the List as I plan to buy back the stocks if we have a...

Libra: What You Need to Know About Facebook's New Cryptocurrency

Libra: What You Need to Know About Facebook's New Cryptocurrency

Facebook's first blockchain-backed payment initiative is here. Here's what investors and crypto enthusiasts need to know.