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)
What If Fitbit's Deal With Alphabet Doesn't Happen?

What If Fitbit's Deal With Alphabet Doesn't Happen?

It's likely the deal goes through, but I don't believe that attempting to take advantage of FIT's current 11% discount is worth the risk.

My 15 Surprises for 2020 (Part Two)

* In 2019 equities rose far faster and interest rates fell sharper than the consensus expected * 2020 could be a year of out-of-the-VIX thinking and mean reversion in valuations/stock prices as profits, politics, geopolitical events and other uncert...

The Dow Touches 29,000 and Sellers Step In

The Dow Touches 29,000 and Sellers Step In

It is highly unlikely that the indices are going to roll over and go straight down from here.

The Real World and the Tesla World

The Real World and the Tesla World

As hard as it is to believe, there are other carmakers in the world outside of Tesla.

Hot Markets, Jobs, Fed Talk, Trading Essent Group: Market Recon

Hot Markets, Jobs, Fed Talk, Trading Essent Group: Market Recon

Several Fed officials spoke on Thursday. The most important comments for folks to focus upon were made by Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida. By far.

Jim Cramer: Why the Tech Stocks Are Back in Favor

Jim Cramer: Why the Tech Stocks Are Back in Favor

The big tech names are once again surging, and as long as they keep their noses clean, that should continue.

Microsoft's Cloud Momentum Is Starting to Turn More Heads

Microsoft's Cloud Momentum Is Starting to Turn More Heads

Though its public cloud revenue is still much smaller than Amazon's, Microsoft continues to steadily gain share.

Amazon and Google Both Have Long-Term Incentives to Bet Big on Voice Assistants

Amazon and Google Both Have Long-Term Incentives to Bet Big on Voice Assistants

For the second straight year, Alexa and Google Assistant both have high profiles at CES, as Amazon and Google show off a slew of new features and partnerships.

Today's Trades

Today I moved down all of my shorts (of an individual and Index-kind) to small and I kept all of my long positions at the same levels they have been at over the last week (except for Goldman Sachs , Google and Amazon that I eliminated). I am now qui...

Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard to Benefit from Gaming, Streaming

Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard to Benefit from Gaming, Streaming

While these two are guaranteed to move together, I would likely play both rather than one with simple calls.

Longs No More

I have sold the balance of my Alphabet ($1402) and Amazon ($1907) longs. This reflects my ursine market view and my (hopeful) expectation that I can reload on these longs at lower prices. This is the second time in 13 months I have invested/traded i...

Here's the Stock I'm Playing for 2020

Here's the Stock I'm Playing for 2020

Technology such as 5G, streaming and cloud computing should all step up their game in this new year, but eSports, and specifically Huya, will likely hit it out of the park.

Twitter's Shares Represent Value

* Critics may be wrong about TWTR's investment appeal Over the last several years I have traded and invested in Twitter on the long side on multiple occasions (at least ten!). These forays have resulted in accumulated share price gains of well over ...

Getting Shorter

* Putting my money where my mouth and pen are! In keeping with this morning's opener, "Stocks Grow Expensive as the Market Ignores Geopolitical Risks ", I have further increased my outsized net short exposure this morning: * In pre-market trading I ...

Jim Cramer: It's World War III vs. What Me Worry?

Jim Cramer: It's World War III vs. What Me Worry?

The market seems to be collectively whistling past the threat of an Iran strike -- here's what's probably going on.

Reducing GOOGL, AMZN

I have further reduced Alphabet  ($1396) and Amazon ($1896) longs from medium-sized to small-sized in the belief that I will, once again, have the opportunity to build back the positions at lower prices on a possible market selloff.

Today's Trades

I added to my Apple short at $296.80, reduced Alphabet ($1379) and Amazon ($1891) longs.   

Market Prices in New Risk, Action for 9 Stocks in My Portfolio: Market Recon

Market Prices in New Risk, Action for 9 Stocks in My Portfolio: Market Recon

What I suggest individual investors do is give their portfolios a physical. Like a visit to the doctor.

Plenty of Reasons to Remain Bullish on Real Money Post Industrial Average

Plenty of Reasons to Remain Bullish on Real Money Post Industrial Average

Let's review 2019 performance of RMPIA in relation to stock indexes and see what's ahead.

This Energy Stock Is My Pick for 2020 -- And Here's Why

This Energy Stock Is My Pick for 2020 -- And Here's Why

While this name may not appear like it's ready to pump up, I have some good reasons to invest in it.

CES 2020: 5 Important Things for Tech Investors to Watch

CES 2020: 5 Important Things for Tech Investors to Watch

Chip announcements, automotive reveals and display technology advances are among the things to keep an eye on.

Reducing GOOGL, AMZN

After recently moving from large-sized to medium-sized in late December, I reduced modestly my Alphabet and Amazon positions further on today's advance. Still medium-sized.

10 Predictions for 2020 -- and One Big Idea

10 Predictions for 2020 -- and One Big Idea

Expect the new to be old, and the bad to be good -- and Apple and Tesla to be real snoozers -- this year.

3 Tech Stock Ideas for 2020 for Risk-Sensitive Investors

3 Tech Stock Ideas for 2020 for Risk-Sensitive Investors

These three companies sport reasonable valuations in light of their growth opportunities and competitive strengths.

3 Languishing Small-Caps That Should Perk Up in 2020

3 Languishing Small-Caps That Should Perk Up in 2020

Stemline Therapeutics, Entercom Communications and Ocular Therapeutix offer reasons to think their shares will perform better in the New Year.

Reducing GOOGL

Alphabet traded at $1280 in early December, where we moved to large-sized - now at $1360/share. Given the diminished reward vs. risk and the nature of the broader market's advance, I have also reduced Google (at $1360) from large-sized to medium-siz...

Nasdaq 9000, Notes on Microsoft, Coke, Tesla, Watching Provention Bio

Nasdaq 9000, Notes on Microsoft, Coke, Tesla, Watching Provention Bio

The broad but tech heavy Nasdaq is now 35% higher year to date, which is indeed impressive though certainly somewhat misleading.

A Look Back 365 Days Ago

On Dec. 26, 2018, stocks went crazy to the upside. The S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average each gained slightly under 5% on the day. The Nasdaq gained 6% that day after the worst Christmas Eve selloff in history. The point gains for the S...

20 Realistic Tech Predictions for 2020 -- Part Two

20 Realistic Tech Predictions for 2020 -- Part Two

RealMoney's Eric Jhonsa offers some predictions for what the tech world will witness in the new year.

Symmetry's a Thing of Chart Beauty, So Let's Check It in LULU, YUM and GOOGL

Symmetry's a Thing of Chart Beauty, So Let's Check It in LULU, YUM and GOOGL

Let's review symmetry in price in these three stocks and give a warning about Alphabet's.