|Day Low/High||1,100.79 / 1,118.78|
|52 Wk Low/High||977.66 / 1,296.97|
Here are my key observations on the day: * Another day of market strength (I would describe it as a "deliberate" rise) with good supporting breadth (1,825 advancers/1,100 decliners at 3 p.m.). * With an hour to go in the trading session, stocks sit ...
With programmatic advertising hot, it might be time to pay some attention again to Alphabet, which is primed to ride the trend with YouTube TV.
I am going into the Alphabet/Google report long large -- as I did with Amazon . I have no "edge" on the report and plan to hold on to the shares with a very long-term time frame. I thought, as you all know, that Amazon's shares might need some time ...
Alphabet is awaiting word today on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will hear its appeal of a $9 billion copyright lawsuit filed by tech rival Oracle Corp.
Now that three companies have touched the vaunted $1 trillion valuation level, Alphabet's earnings could be a catalyst to add a fourth.
How all this, plus things like the housing market's New Home Sales, are helping support the market.
The price action of individual stocks is the canary in the coal mine that will tell us when there are some problems developing.
* The market's relentless advance continued, with the customary rally from the morning lows. * Breadth improved throughout the day (1,966 advancers, 973 decliners). * Bonds fell in yield, with the 10-year U.S. note yielding 2.50%. * Oil collapsed --...
Intel's efforts in autonomous driving could rival higher profile peers.
There are still dip buyers jumping on intraday weakness and the indices are staying above key technical levels.
With an hour to go, here are my key observations on the day: * Another smart rally off of the day's low (such a resilient market!) but not accompanied by a revival of breadth (which is now 1,175 advancers against 1,760 decliners). * Bonds rose by 1-...
Facebook isn't finding many fans for its home device.
Ad dollars keep coming in for the Zuckerberg-led social media leader.
The social media giant's shares surged on Thursday after it reported a solid first quarter and good growth in daily active users.
* It will be interesting to see whether good earnings reports (expected tonite) have been discounted "I've looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down and still somehow It's cloud's illusions I recall I really don't know clouds at all" -- ...
Azure will determine the path that MSFT's stock price will take moving forward.
These reports will be a big test of market sentiment.
The streaming video giant is only burning cash now because it's choosing to.
Netflix led the charge in FANG names. And why MRCY is now a hot stock in the defense sector.
Cull ETFs and split shares to make stocks more attractive.
PayPal's Venmo unit is reportedly planning to launch a credit card. That's just one of several ways it can monetize its young and highly engaged core user base.
Another day of dip buying: * However, market breadth was quite disappointing, with NYSE 1,232 advancers and 1,729 decliners. * Qs over Rs (Russell down but not crowing) and Ss -- but the strength in Nasdaq was geared toward some of the FANG componen...
The social media giant is reportedly prepping a new voice assistant. It would make a lot sense for such an offering to focus on enhancing Facebook's apps and hardware than battling Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant head-on.
* Where's the spirit? * Where's the guts? "The war is over, Wormer dropped the big one... What, did you say over? Nothing is over until we decide it is. Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no!" -- Animal House, Bluto's Speech Ke...
Here are my key observations today: * Jim Cramer is very correct, the market is resilient. * Breadth was positive -- almost the mirror image of yesterday's session (1,578 advancers/1,358 decliners on the NYSE). * Bonds continue to deliver the messag...
Here are my key takeaways from today: * Mr. Market bent but didn't break. * Breadth was modestly negative (1,373 advancers, 1,555 decliners). * Bonds continue to point toward slowing economic activity in the U.S. and globally. The yield on the 10-y...
It has become almost too onerous to own something that could be in Amazon's crosshairs.
If you are aware of what is working well overall, then you can make adjustments that will enhance your approach to the market and prevent frustration.