Mastercard Incorporated Class A (MA)

357.86
3.80 1.10
NYSE
Prev Close 354.07
Open 354.03
Day Low/High 352.76 / 359.93
52 Wk Low/High 281.20 / 401.50
Volume 3.23M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 986.77B
Market Cap 338.87B
P/E Ratio 49.40
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Today's Trades

* Bought and . * Covered and shorts. * Covered SPY short puts and added to short calls. * Shorted , , , , , , and .

Adding to 7 Shorts

I have just added to the following shorts: , , , , , , .

Short Moves

I am covering a portion of my positions in the following shorts now: , , , , , , , , , , , and .

Fear and Loathing on Wall Street

* We remain in a 'Bull Market In Complacency' * There is certainty and precision of the bullish consensus despite a wide range of possible market and economic outcomes - many of which are adverse and market unfriendly * A deeper than expected (and "...

Adding to 3 Shorts

I added to my , and shorts this morning.

Some Popular Market Sectors to Consider Selling/Shorting

* Lower stock prices, slowing economic growth, the potential disruption by Defi/FinTech and other technological initiatives/innovation and "pulling forward" present are some of the multiple threats that lie ahead for numerous companies in sectors wh...

The Index Race Ain't Over Yet, So Keep Your Eyes on the RMPIA

The Index Race Ain't Over Yet, So Keep Your Eyes on the RMPIA

The Real Money Post Industrial Average is now up 18.2% -- here's why it could still plow ahead of the Dow and S&P 500.

Listing Some Shorts

Here is a partial list of my (non-Index) individual equity shorts: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and .

Is Big Tech Betting on a Bubble with Buy Now, Pay Later?

Is Big Tech Betting on a Bubble with Buy Now, Pay Later?

The spending spree on BNPL could be adding more risk later for investors.

Subscribers' Comments of the Day (and My Response)

I have recently shorted and - based on my expectations that the space will be disrupted:  Chris  On your credit card short thesis -- I used Affirm for the first time to purchase a Tonal. What an amazing service, 0% interest for 4 years, kind of a no...

The Long and the Short of It

"Just one more thing." - Lt. Columbo I have taken small positions in the following stocks: *Longs: *Shorts: , , , , , , ,

Disruption and a Pulling Forward Makes These Two Areas Vulnerable

  I have been shorting two new sectors whose business landscapes potentially face considerable challenges in the months and years ahead:   * Traditional Credit Card Companies - This sector is vulnerable to disruption and, in turn, commoditization. I...

Jim Cramer: This Rally Is Squarely on Pfizer's Comirnaty

Jim Cramer: This Rally Is Squarely on Pfizer's Comirnaty

This COVID-19 vaccine is the potential savior of more than just the market.

Square's Most Significant Opportunity Is Still in Mobile Payments

Square's Most Significant Opportunity Is Still in Mobile Payments

For investors, mobile payments could represent a chance to get in early on a trend that is likely to accelerate in the future.

You Might Not Like What's in the Cards for Mastercard

You Might Not Like What's in the Cards for Mastercard

MA is turning lower and heading toward our sell stop.

What the Fed Said and Did, Robinhood IPO, Trading Ford, Facebook and ServiceNow

What the Fed Said and Did, Robinhood IPO, Trading Ford, Facebook and ServiceNow

Are traders and investors confused? Possibly. Was that the intent? No, but I think Jerome Powell is fine with that.

Jim Cramer: This Moment Is One of the Toughest I Have Seen in Corporate America

Jim Cramer: This Moment Is One of the Toughest I Have Seen in Corporate America

The stock market's rise might have ended after the cliff, not before it.

Mastercard Looks Ready to Resume Its Longer-Term Uptrend

Mastercard Looks Ready to Resume Its Longer-Term Uptrend

The shares have been in an uptrend the past 12 months.

Next Week's Earnings and Expectations for the Second Half of 2021

Circling back to my comment on earnings expectations for the second half of 2021, next week we will see a more than 250% jump week over week for the number of earnings reports coming at us. That's right, just under 1,000 of companies are slated to r...

Card Membership Soars at American Express

American Express shared a number of interesting statistics but one of the ones that jumped out to me was about its card membership - much like how membership fees differentiate Costco Wholesale from other retailers, this a key differentiator between...

Jim Cramer: Monday's Market Is One of the Most Mind-Blowing I've Seen

Jim Cramer: Monday's Market Is One of the Most Mind-Blowing I've Seen

Buyers make or break companies with their voting or buying or betting. Somedays it's all that matters.

Got Your Mastercard? Let's Go to Chipotle Mexican Grill

Got Your Mastercard? Let's Go to Chipotle Mexican Grill

While sorting out the Fed's words on inflation and rates, let's chew through some intriguing setups in these two names.

Jim Cramer: Mastercard Proves There Are Some Things Money Can Buy

Jim Cramer: Mastercard Proves There Are Some Things Money Can Buy

Business is the greatest force for social change -- so it's time to pony up like Mastercard -- and help make the world a better place.

The Market Went on a Roller Coaster, and I Went to Work

The Market Went on a Roller Coaster, and I Went to Work

Here are the trades I made as the markets plunged.

Will Jack Ma Have to Sell Out of Ant and Alibaba?

Will Jack Ma Have to Sell Out of Ant and Alibaba?

Ant and Alibaba are in talks with Chinese regulators about how the companies can proceed, perhaps without their figurehead.

Jim Cramer: Want to Put Your Stimulus Check Into Stocks? Read This First

Jim Cramer: Want to Put Your Stimulus Check Into Stocks? Read This First

Let's set out the case for stocks -- and which kind -- and whether you might want to pay down other debt first.

Bitcoin Stampede, Buying Gold and Silver, Buffett's Stock Moves, Palantir

Bitcoin Stampede, Buying Gold and Silver, Buffett's Stock Moves, Palantir

The acceptance by corporate America and the rest of corporate earth certainly makes knocking bitcoin off of its pedestal more difficult.

Real Money Post Industrial Average Feels January Chill

Real Money Post Industrial Average Feels January Chill

The RMPIA easily outpaced the main indexes for 2020, but slipped 1.7% last month.

What Really Happened Wednesday, Is This 'It'?, Fed, Trading Apple, Tesla, AMD

What Really Happened Wednesday, Is This 'It'?, Fed, Trading Apple, Tesla, AMD

Everyone gets frightened. Everyone fears the water moccasin when hip deep in the swamp. Everyone fears what they cannot see, and what they do not understand.

Earnings Reports We'll Be Focusing on Next Week

As promised, here's my short list of corporate earnings reports to watch next week:  Monday, January 25: Xilinx . Tuesday, January 26: American Express ; Raytheon Technologies ; Verizon ; F5 Networks ; Microsoft ; Starbucks . Wednesday, January 27: ...