The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)

186.69
2.30 1.20
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 188.96
Open 189.33
Day Low/High 187.42 / 191.45
52 Wk Low/High 151.70 / 275.31
Volume 468.22K
Avg Volume 3.53M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 368.27M
Market Cap 71.66B
EPS 25.60
P/E Ratio 7.70
Div & Yield 3.20 (1.65%)
Cramer: Goldman's Downgrade Of J&J Is 'Questionable'

Cramer: Goldman's Downgrade Of J&J Is 'Questionable'

Johnson & Johnson had a very good acquisition

'The Brain' Was Great, but These Other Brains Drain Me

* Accentuate the positives and the negatives  "The money is the same, whether you earn it or scam it." --Bobby "The Brain" Heenan Late last week the World Wrestling Federation's Bobby "The Brain" Heenan passed away. My two sons and I were big WWF fa...

The ETF Industry Gets Amazoned by Goldman Sachs

More disruption announced this week -- this time in the exchange traded funds industry.   Goldman Sachs (Asset Management) has announced a new ETF -- a smart-beta product that tracks an equal weight index of roughly 500 large cap entities.   Traded ...

A Quick Look at Bonds

In the early-morning bond session, the yield on the 10-year U.S. note touched 2.20%. That was my short-term objective in my Trade of the Week, long ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury . (Remember, the yield closed at 2.06% last Friday).  Yesterda...

Midday Report: Stocks Moving Higher as Weaker Irma Shores Up Optimism

Midday Report: Stocks Moving Higher as Weaker Irma Shores Up Optimism

Stocks rose at midday Monday.

How Have Bond Funds Done This Year?

How Have Bond Funds Done This Year?

They may not be for everybody, but I'm sticking with bonds.

8 Reasons Why Lloyd Blankfein Has Every Right to Be 'Unnerved' by This Market

8 Reasons Why Lloyd Blankfein Has Every Right to Be 'Unnerved' by This Market

Any one of these on their own would be cause for concern.

No Mass Hysteria...Yet!

Dr. Peter Venkman: This city is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions. Mayor: What do you mean, "biblical"? Dr. Raymond Stantz: What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff. Dr. Peter Venkman: Exactly. Dr. Raymond ...

More on Financials

Steve Cortes' chart (below) exhibits the breakdown in financial stocks.   Financial stocks -- Morgan Stanley , Goldman Sachs , Bank of America , Citigroup , JPMorgan Chase , MetLife and Lincoln National -- represent my largest sector short exposure ...

Goldman Weakness Could Be Another Negative Tell

A few weeks ago I wrote a column that compared Rev Shark's reactionary trading style to my anticipatory trading and investment strategy.   If action is a "tell" and price should be reacted to (according to RevShark's methodology), I want to call att...

Don't Believe The Hype!

"I wasn't licensed to have one The minute they see me, fear me I'm the epitome, a public enemy Used, abused without clues I refused to blow a fuse They even had it on the news Don't believe the hype"   - Public Enemy, Don't Believe the Hype Quite fr...

Here's What I'm Up to, and Why

My investment methodology is geared toward trading around both my long and short positions.   I do this, in part, because quant strategies, ETF rebalancing and general swings in sentiment often exaggerate near-term moves.   Yesterday, as an example,...

Listen to What Financials, Bonds Are Saying

I wanted to piggyback on my closing comments yesterday with some additional worrisome observations on the financials and fixed-income markets:  * Banks/financials were down by about 3% on Tuesday. From The Divine Ms. M's opener this morning:   But i...

Tuesday Swoon Won't Change Most People's Market Views

I have little to add to my opening missive and what I have been saying for months -- that the markets have under priced risk and that the potential downside may dramatically exceed upside opportunity and reward (by about a factor of 3.5x).   Today's...

Goldman Sachs Takes Chunk Out of Dow, Insurers Fall Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Goldman Sachs Takes Chunk Out of Dow, Insurers Fall Ahead of Hurricane Irma

There were big losses in Wall Street's return from the long weekend as North Korea's latest missile tests set off market tremors.

Adding to Wells Fargo

Adding to Wells Fargo long and trading around (meaning covering) some of my Goldman Sachs short (trading around position).  

Why You Should Short Amazon, Starbucks, Disney and These Other Stocks

Why You Should Short Amazon, Starbucks, Disney and These Other Stocks

They might be popular with investors, but all six have underlying concerns.

6 Big Names to Short

  "Consensus: The process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you can...

Tweet of the Day

I am short a broad list of financials: Bank of America , Citigroup , JPMorgan Chase , Goldman Sachs , Morgan Stanley , MetLife and Lincoln National .   Here is one of the reasons for this position: The gap between 2 and 10-year Treasury yields has s...

Financials Lower

Financial stocks are conspicuously lower today.   Some of my favorites -- Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs - are particularly weak.  

Random Action as Market Prepares for Jackson Hole

Random Action as Market Prepares for Jackson Hole

Individual stock picking continues to be quite challenging, but here's a name I'm watching.

My Observations and Takeaways

"Standing on the moon I see the battle rage below Standing on the moon I see the soldiers come and go There's a metal flag beside me Someone planted long ago Old glory standing stiffly Crimson, white and indigo, indigo" - The Grateful Dead, Standing...

Keep Your Eyes and Ears Wide Open

"So we cross that line Into the grips Total eclipse Suffer unto my apocalypse" - Metallica, "My Apocalypse"   I have been overtly critical of the talking heads in the business media who are carpet sweepers who tend to emphasize the positives and de-...

Short Course on My Shorting Plans

Stocks I plan to short (as add-ons) on any further strength include Goldman Sachs , Morgan Stanley , Amazon , Starbucks , Fastenal and Disney .   Since there are probably a lot of recent shorts and given the tendency of machines and algos to extend ...

Goldman Sachs Cut to Hold at HSBC

Jim Cramer on Macy's, Kohl's, Blue Apron, Amazon, Canada Goose, Cimarex, Snap, Goldman Sachs and Nvidia

Jim Cramer on Macy's, Kohl's, Blue Apron, Amazon, Canada Goose, Cimarex, Snap, Goldman Sachs and Nvidia

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Thursday's trending stocks

Goldman Sachs Was Always the Toughest Place to Get a Job At, Jim Cramer Says

Goldman Sachs Was Always the Toughest Place to Get a Job At, Jim Cramer Says

Jim Cramer on Goldman's new personality test.

Going a Bit Bearish on AIG

Going a Bit Bearish on AIG

The higher highs with the lower lows last week have this primed for potential downside.

Cramer: The Market Feels More Treacherous Than It Looks

Cramer: The Market Feels More Treacherous Than It Looks

Three stocks did remarkable U-turns on no news at all.

How to Play Goldman Sachs' Breakout

How to Play Goldman Sachs' Breakout

The uptrend is not powered by aggressive buying, so beware.