Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

2,868.69
41.00 1.50
NASDAQ
Prev Close 2,827.36
Day Low/High 2,821.39 / 2,855.92
52 Wk Low/High 1,508.48 / 2,925.07
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 666.75B
Market Cap 1885.16B
P/E Ratio 36.60
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

The Election Bottom Line: Active Stock Picking Will Now Likely (and Perhaps, Materially), Outperform Passive Investing

* I now expect an acceleration in the pivot from growth to value * As reflected by recent voting results, Americans are more in the middle of the road than at the extremes  In a market warning in Monday's opening missive I wrote:  "The Georgia Senat...

Jim Cramer: 10 Investment Themes I Like in 2021

Jim Cramer: 10 Investment Themes I Like in 2021

I am talking about themes that can stand the test not of today, or tomorrow, but for all of 2021 and beyond.

My 10 'No Doubt' Predictions for 2021

My 10 'No Doubt' Predictions for 2021

From Amazon to Zoom, here are my prognostications and best ideas for the new year.

Out of These 7 Stocks

I am now completely out of , , Goldman Sachs , Morgan Stanley  , Disney  , Amazon , and Alphabet . The stocks remain on my Best Ideas List (long) because I would be a buyer on weakness, albeit large weakness from current prices!

Is It Time to Buy a Dinged Alibaba?

Is It Time to Buy a Dinged Alibaba?

It doesn't look like a good idea at present based on the Chinese e-commerce giant's technical signals.

Strangest of Rallies, Wonder Woman 1984, Retail Sales, Apple's Inflection Point

Strangest of Rallies, Wonder Woman 1984, Retail Sales, Apple's Inflection Point

The Russell 2000 is currently on an eight-week winning streak. The New York Jets have not done that since 1986 when the team's starting quarterback was Ken O'Brien.

Kass: Here Are My 15 Surprises for 2021

Kass: Here Are My 15 Surprises for 2021

2021 could be a year in which the S&P Index shows little movement in the first half, but market pressures might mount over the last six months.

National Mark Up Day?

Despite that market breadth deteriorated throughout the afternoon -- ending the day nearly flat (1,660 advancing/1,500 declining on the NYSE Composite) -- the averages closed near the high of the day.  Normally, this is a cautionary signal -- but no...

With Alibaba on the Ropes, I'll Take a Pass

With Alibaba on the Ropes, I'll Take a Pass

My feeling is that if one is into speculation, one can trade names like BABA.

My 15 Surprises for 2021

* In 2020 (despite broad February-March weakness) equities rose faster, valuations expanded far greater, and interest rates fell sharper than the consensus expected * 2021 could be a year in which the S&P Index shows little movement in the first hal...

Here's My Plan for Microsoft

Here's My Plan for Microsoft

I have maintained a core long position in MSFT for quite some time. The plan? Let's take a look.

Groupon and Yelp Could Do Much Better in 2021 Than Markets Expect

Groupon and Yelp Could Do Much Better in 2021 Than Markets Expect

The companies are both run more efficiently today than they were 12 months ago, and could see their sales rise sharply as local business activity rebounds next year.

A Look Back at 20 Tech Predictions for 2020 (Part Two)

A Look Back at 20 Tech Predictions for 2020 (Part Two)

RealMoney's Eric Jhonsa reviews which of his 2020 tech predictions did and didn't pan out.

A Look Back at 20 Tech Predictions for 2020 (Part One)

A Look Back at 20 Tech Predictions for 2020 (Part One)

RealMoney's Eric Jhonsa reviews which of his 2020 tech predictions did and didn't pan out.

How Willing Are Traders to Chase in This Market?

How Willing Are Traders to Chase in This Market?

I view the trading action as opportunistic rather than problematic.

Morning Musings From Sir Arthur Cashin

Morning musings from Sir Arthur Cashin: Thursday's comments and update appear at the end.  The market stall that began last week in reaction to the heavily overbought and over-bullish sentiment situation in the market was deflected slightly by the g...

Where I Stand After Recent Trades

I was out of the office on Friday but I was active nonetheless: * I sold out my iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN long rental for a small profit. (Remember, VXX as well as leveraged ETFs are vehicles intended as a short-term rental a...

Some Brief Midday Market Observations

I give the day, thus far, slightly to the bears:  * Flat market breadth as the pivot from growth to value continues. * Limp recovery from Alphabet  , though well up from the day's low, and Amazon -$40 from intraday high print - that got taken to the...

Minding Mr. Market

* Ss over Ns yesterday * I remain negative on the market outlook Yesterday's market action was eventful - with the Nasdaq exhibiting about a -230 handle loss.  NYSE Composite breadth was modestly positive (1620 to 1540) - not bad relative to the Nas...

Snowflake Is Being Given a Nosebleed Valuation Despite Intensifying Competition

Snowflake Is Being Given a Nosebleed Valuation Despite Intensifying Competition

Microsoft just made a rival cloud data warehouse service generally available to customers, while Amazon and Google continue to improve their rival offerings.

I'm Maintaining My Large Short in Homebuilders

* The large gain in home prices has sown the seeds for a disappointing outlook * Last night's forecast of expected 2021 average selling prices confirms my concerns  I spent the beginning of my investment career as a housing analyst at Kidder Peabody...

Jim Cramer: Here Comes the 'Pent-Up Demand' Bull Market

Jim Cramer: Here Comes the 'Pent-Up Demand' Bull Market

The great news about the pent-up demand rally? While these stocks have been creeping up they are now going to explode higher.

Real Money Post Industrial Average Climbs 9.5% Over November

Real Money Post Industrial Average Climbs 9.5% Over November

The RMPIA also tops other indexes for year, shooting ahead 29%.

Minding Mr. Market

* I went large-sized net short yesterday * Bonds were conspicuously weak, I remain short  Jim "El Capitan" Cramer liked what he saw yesterday: See Jim Cramer: A Great Market Is One That Can Ignore Negative News Entirely (3:24 pm post by Jim).  But, ...

Jim Cramer: A Great Market Is One That Can Ignore Negative News Entirely

Jim Cramer: A Great Market Is One That Can Ignore Negative News Entirely

The fact is that business in whole areas of the economy remain very strong despite what you heard about ZM this morning.

What Next for Apple Stock?

What Next for Apple Stock?

Technical analysis provides an 'edge' in the AAPL equation.

Jim Cramer: FAANG Still Has Teeth

Jim Cramer: FAANG Still Has Teeth

Here's why you shouldn't give up on these tech stars.

Google Goes to Small-Sized Based on Market View and Reward vs Risk

* Google joins an expanding list of long holdings that have gone from large-sized to small-sized  On Friday I reduced my Alphabet holdings from large-sized to medium-sized: Nov 27, 2020 ' 10:40 AM EST DOUG KASS Reducing Long Exposure Through Individ...

Cutting Off Some Slices of PZZA

* I do love pizza * But the dual concerns of pulling forward sales and some evidence of disappointing sales, relative to high expectations, has reduced my upside price target for Papa John's .  In keeping with my paring down of some long term invest...

Reducing Long Exposure Through Individual Short Sales and a Reduction in the Size of My Google Investment

Given my earlier view expressed about the market's oversold and overvalued condition in my opening missive - I am reducing my overall net exposure through some additional individual shorts (Tesla and Apple ) and now via a reduction in my Alphabet lo...