Meta Platforms Inc. Class A (FB)

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NASDAQ
Prev Close 198.62
Open 197.05
Day Low/High 195.93 / 205.37
52 Wk Low/High 169.00 / 384.33
Volume 27.03M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 2706.52B
Market Cap 517.59B
P/E Ratio 31.26
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Meta Platforms Cut at DZ Bank

This Market Defies Logic, but Fear Still Shouldn't Drive Trades

This Market Defies Logic, but Fear Still Shouldn't Drive Trades

Worries of Amazon made for some wild moves, but the sellers were proved wrong.

Be SNAP-py and Play a Bounce -- But Don't Land on PINS

Be SNAP-py and Play a Bounce -- But Don't Land on PINS

Here's how to approach Snap and Pinterest, without getting hurt.

This ETF Was Born in the IUSA

This ETF Was Born in the IUSA

The founders of Amberwave leapt from the safety of U.S. Treasury gigs to the 'jungle' of the exchange-traded fund world. Here's why I'm intrigued with this fund that's focused on jobs, security and growth.

Four Moves

I am back in ($306.25). Adding further to , and .

It's Just a Terrible Market

It's Just a Terrible Market

The positive spin is that the corrective action is playing out in a pretty routine fashion.

Meta Platforms

Meta Platforms fall from grace just hastens the rotation into value - so conspicuous today - media, financials leading.

Want to Invest in Meta Platforms? Don't Rush In

Want to Invest in Meta Platforms? Don't Rush In

The stock, for now, is broken.

8 Buys I Made Thursday Morning Amid the Meta Fallout

8 Buys I Made Thursday Morning Amid the Meta Fallout

What's notable is there is not the same intense selling in many of the stocks that did so poorly Wednesday.

FB and TWTR

Facebook cost is $242 on scale. Adding to .

Meta Platforms Is Receiving the Trashing It Richly Deserves

Meta Platforms Is Receiving the Trashing It Richly Deserves

The drop in the shares of Facebook's parent after disappointing results recognizes how overvalued the stock has been.

SPY and FB Moves

Selling some March $445 ($10.70) and $440 puts ($8.40) against my short calls - on whoosh lower. Scaling a buy in .

It Looks Like Scenario #2!

* On Tuesday, February 1, I "adjusted my sails" and turned more negative into the amazing market rally that started in late January * I remain defensive  "Scenario #2 (35% probability?) The S&P rallies from Monday's close of 4410 to 4500-4600 - to t...

Putting Meta's Faceplant into Perspective

Putting Meta's Faceplant into Perspective

Is Facebook's parent another high-flyer that has fallen out of favor or is it just another stock that got way ahead of itself?

A Deeper Correction in the Nasdaq Is Positive for the Overall Market

A Deeper Correction in the Nasdaq Is Positive for the Overall Market

We will have an interesting test Thursday as the market deals with the fallout of Facebook.

Meta Platforms' Miss Sends Technical Analysts Scurrying Back to Their Charts

Meta Platforms' Miss Sends Technical Analysts Scurrying Back to Their Charts

The plunge in the shares of Facebook's parent is reason for a reassessment for how the stock is trending.

A Meta Trade

I took a trading long rental in Meta at $250.99 in premarket trading. Rationale later as a bit busy trading.

Melting Candles, Meta, Spotify, Tech-Ageddon, Jobs Mess, Healthcare Hot Tickets

Melting Candles, Meta, Spotify, Tech-Ageddon, Jobs Mess, Healthcare Hot Tickets

Just a week ago Jerome Powell referred to the labor market as 'strong.' Now, economists, traders, investors, and the public are just not quite sure what to expect Friday.

I Believe in Yesterday

"Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they're here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday." - The Beatles, Yesterday     I will have a lot more about the markets in my opener, "It's Scenario #2."   But before I do I want...

Meta Takes It on the Chin -- And the Market May Not Be So Forgiving

Meta Takes It on the Chin -- And the Market May Not Be So Forgiving

As another 'fan favorite' gets hit hard, consider this to be part of the changing nature of the market.

Attack of the Algos

Attack of the Algos

For various reasons, computer algorithms are putting heavy pressure on some areas of the market.

Meta Lessons

I will remind you all -- as I mentioned in the comments section -- that there was universal optimism on Meta Platforms  in the business media over the last few days. Another lesson learned. I covered my and shorts on the FB disappointment at $454 an...

$30T Debt, Currency Wars, Markets, Virtual Real Estate, Velocity of Money

$30T Debt, Currency Wars, Markets, Virtual Real Estate, Velocity of Money

Overnight the U.S. national debt clock whirled past $30T for the first time in history.

If You Played the Bounce, Make Sure You Have an Exit Plan

If You Played the Bounce, Make Sure You Have an Exit Plan

After the roller coaster ride over the past month, the last thing a trader wants to do is give back these gains.

Economic Activity, Fed, Friday's Markets, Week Ahead, Earnings, Energy Prices

Economic Activity, Fed, Friday's Markets, Week Ahead, Earnings, Energy Prices

OPEC-Plus will meet Tuesday, as the threat of conflict on the Russo-Ukrainian border has put a rising bid under crude/energy prices.

Microsoft's Activision Buy Could Take Gaming M&A to Next Level

Microsoft's Activision Buy Could Take Gaming M&A to Next Level

But regulatory hurdles could zap big buys into the danger zone.

Housekeeping Item

I am out of and - both repurchased yesterday - for a profit.

Back in NFLX, FB

"Just one more thing." - Lt. Columbo I bought back my Netflix after Pershing Square announced that they have purchased over three million shares. And I reestablished Meta  long.  

Premarket Trading Moves

Out of , , and in premarket trading. Sold small and at $440.50 and $352, respectively. I forgot to mention that I purchased this week. Small.