The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)

215.91
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 217.22
Day Low/High 212.54 / 216.14
52 Wk Low/High 151.70 / 238.52
Avg Volume 2.20M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 359.56M
Market Cap 78.10B
EPS 25.60
P/E Ratio 8.88
Div & Yield 5.00 (1.68%)

I Would Sell the Goldman Beat

* I bought GS low when no one was interested in the name and I would sell it high (on the recent strength) Goldman Sachs had a meaningful earnings and sales beat in 2Q19 - with across the board strength in most product lines. Back when the market wa...

This Sedate Market Is an Ink Blot Test for Investors

This Sedate Market Is an Ink Blot Test for Investors

The bulls will say this is healthy consolidation that will set up another leg higher, while the bears will say this is an indication of indecision and is a prelude to a rollover.

Back of Envelope Analysis of JP Morgan Second-Quarter Results

JPMorgan had a nice (headline) beat, but results were positively impacted by a non-recurring gain of nearly $0.25. Equities sales and trading, investment banking and net interest income (margins) were under consensus expectations. I don't own this n...

Earnings Season Begins With the Indices Making New All-Time Highs

Earnings Season Begins With the Indices Making New All-Time Highs

Keep in mind that stocks and indices at all-time highs don't just suddenly collapse.

European Debt Markets, Uninverting Curve, Facebook's Libra, Trading Costco

European Debt Markets, Uninverting Curve, Facebook's Libra, Trading Costco

This matters: Why the sudden 'weakness' across European debt markets?

Will Earnings Season Upset This Complacent Market?

Will Earnings Season Upset This Complacent Market?

The indices are in good shape technically, although there was choppy and inconsistent action under the surface Thursday.

What This Chaotic and Inconsistent Market Action Is Telling Us

What This Chaotic and Inconsistent Market Action Is Telling Us

There were two notable shifts in trading action Thursday.

Updating My Recent Trading Activity

* Mr. Market is underpricing risk and I am trading and investing accordingly * I added new positions in DB and VXX * I sold my gold long GLD I have been increasingly active (and bearish) over the last week: * I have added to my bond short - now very...

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 ...

GS: Back to Small-Sized

With Goldman Sachs off the day's lows and now trading over $207 - I have moved (as promised!) back to small-sized from large-sized.

Re: Goldman Sachs' Hedge Fund Clients

There has been a marked change in positioning of Goldman Sachs' hedge fund clients - to more bullish. And this might be bearish: When looking at US equity positioning indicators, it's evident that investors currently have more chips on the table rel...

Planning to Take More Profits in Goldman Sachs Today

Goldman Sachs was added to my Best Ideas List on December 17, 2018 at $169.95. The shares closed on Friday at over $207. Earlier in the year I moved from large to small-sized at about $200/share - taking in a large profit. In late May, early June 20...

Jim Cramer: Why Laggards Like Kohl's, Citi and CVS Can Rise Now

Jim Cramer: Why Laggards Like Kohl's, Citi and CVS Can Rise Now

I am neutral on this market, and only a cool off of the hottest stocks can justify a further advance.

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.

Feeling Groovy

"Slow down, you move too fast You got to make the morning last Just kicking down the cobblestones Looking for fun and feeling groovy" - Simon and Garfunkel, 59th Street Bridge Song In early June I reloaded with my Goldman Sachs position (under $186)...

June Rotations and Why I Like Apple on Jony Ive's Departure: Market Recon

June Rotations and Why I Like Apple on Jony Ive's Departure: Market Recon

The risk is that the chief design officer's departure will cause technical issues in Apple's chart.

Tencent-Backed WeDoctor Scraps International Listing for Shanghai

Tencent-Backed WeDoctor Scraps International Listing for Shanghai

The healthcare app creator reportedly shelves a Hong Kong listing in favor of "China's Nasdaq" due to data privacy and transparency concerns.

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.

My Positioning and Tactics

With the time frame on my net exposure being of a relatively short-term nature (from today to the next two to three months), I gradually have reduced my long book and have added to my short exposure in the last week's consistent advance. I do so bas...

Wall Street is a Winner on Merger Monday

Reloading GS

Along with and ... Goldman Sachs hit my buy level over the last few days and I have been reloading in this name. The shares are +$6 today.

The Oracle of Omaha Is Off His Game

The Oracle of Omaha Is Off His Game

Be careful backing Buffett right now, his biggest holdings show increasing profit pressure.

Looking Long

Picking and/or bidding for following longs: , , and . As to the market, as expected, a feeble rally. Perhaps, as stated earlier, the reallocation's impact out of stocks and into bonds favors strength tomorrow afternoon - the last day of trading in M...

From the Street of Dreams

Goldman Sachs upgrades Citigroup this morning. I have begun to add to my already large long position over the last week. (I also reestablished a medium-sized long in yesterday- based on price and reward/risk)

Jim Cramer: This Is Now an Emotional Market

Jim Cramer: This Is Now an Emotional Market

When traders are flailing and investors are drowning, examples work best to illustrate what happens before a bottom is reached.

Late Afternoon Moves

A couple of late afternoon moves: * "All in" short bonds - as my yield objective (2.25%) was reached * Purchased GS as it hit my buy level * Covered today's extra trading layers of and at $278.08 and $175.89, respectively, for small gains. (Still la...

Goldman Sachs Slips Lower and Lower - Stand Aside

Goldman Sachs Slips Lower and Lower - Stand Aside

Let's check the charts of GS today.

Jim Cramer: Global Payments-TSYS, Apple Card-Goldman: It's All About PayPal

Jim Cramer: Global Payments-TSYS, Apple Card-Goldman: It's All About PayPal

Every time you see competitors trying to team up to catch PayPal it just reminds you how PayPal is the undisputed worldwide leader.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer I promised to update my "Level...

Kass: 3 Spots of Vulnerability I Would Avoid in This Market

Kass: 3 Spots of Vulnerability I Would Avoid in This Market

I suggest avoiding all three over the next few months and over the remainder of the year.