Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

1,241.47
NASDAQ
Prev Close 1,240.14
Day Low/High 1,239.41 / 1,245.94
52 Wk Low/High 977.66 / 1,291.44
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 695.29B
Market Cap 862.25B
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
The Uptrend Continues Even as Bearish Arguments Gain Weight

The Uptrend Continues Even as Bearish Arguments Gain Weight

The big question now is how far stocks can run when the market starts to worry again about actual growth.

What the Super Bowl Can Teach Us About Our Portfolio: Market Recon

What the Super Bowl Can Teach Us About Our Portfolio: Market Recon

And why maintaining a small position in defense stocks is important.

The Week Ahead: Alphabet, Disney and 12 Other Big Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Alphabet, Disney and 12 Other Big Earnings Reports to Watch

Buckle up after Super Sunday.

Bullish Momentum is Holding Up Even as Catalysts Disappear

Bullish Momentum is Holding Up Even as Catalysts Disappear

The Fed can't get any more dovish, and most of the big earnings reports are in for the quarter.

Amazon's Post-Earnings Stock Plunge Could Be a Buying Opportunity

Amazon's Post-Earnings Stock Plunge Could Be a Buying Opportunity

Historically, investors are well served to be on AMZN shares after a pullback.

Could Cash-Rich Facebook Be Considering Acquisition Targets?

Could Cash-Rich Facebook Be Considering Acquisition Targets?

What could be Facebook's next target?

Facebook's Keys to Flying Higher in 2019

Facebook's Keys to Flying Higher in 2019

Analysts are bullish on Facebook''s more aggressive action on key growth drivers.

What's Behind AMD's Big Pop and Favorable 2019 Outlook: Tech Check

What's Behind AMD's Big Pop and Favorable 2019 Outlook: Tech Check

With its console processor and PC GPU sales expected to drop this year, AMD's upbeat full-year guidance points to a strong PC and server CPU sales ramp.

Why Huawei Matters, FOMC Decision, AAPL Results, Watching NOW: Market Recon

Why Huawei Matters, FOMC Decision, AAPL Results, Watching NOW: Market Recon

I think we can all agree that there will be no increase made to the Fed Funds Rate today.

Apple's Services Segment Sustains Confidence in the Stock Long Term

Apple's Services Segment Sustains Confidence in the Stock Long Term

Many analysts are urging investors to ignore the short term noise and look to the company's efforts to monetize its massive user base.

Just Wishin' and Hopin'

I remain pleased with my sales of Amazon and Alphabet . But I am eyeing both stocks and plan to reestablish my long positions in the next correction.

Apple's Subscription Ambitions Seem to Keep Growing: Tech Check Blog

Apple's Subscription Ambitions Seem to Keep Growing: Tech Check Blog

As Apple preps video and news/magazine services for launch this year, a new report states the company is also thinking about launching a gaming service.

Jim Cramer: The Market's Resilience Is Extraordinary

Jim Cramer: The Market's Resilience Is Extraordinary

This is some sort of whacky, crazy bull market that just doesn't want to go down.

Here's Why I Focus on Mighty Intel's Earnings

Here's Why I Focus on Mighty Intel's Earnings

I really can not imagine my largest portfolio not having Intel as one of it's anchors.

IBM Stock Jumps After 'Cleanest Quarter in Years'

IBM Stock Jumps After 'Cleanest Quarter in Years'

The quarter was certainly one to remember, according to analysts.

IBM: Why I'm Starting to Believe in Big Blue's Turnaround Story

IBM: Why I'm Starting to Believe in Big Blue's Turnaround Story

There's no upside to fighting Amazon, Alphabet, and Microsoft as cloud providers.

Chart of the Day: IBM's Spending Habits Could Set a Ceiling on Growth

Chart of the Day: IBM's Spending Habits Could Set a Ceiling on Growth

Earnings day buying action is certainly bullish, but can Big Blue keep up for the long term?

Dine Brands Serves Up a Beat Over FANG

Dine Brands Serves Up a Beat Over FANG

The restaurant stock had a lousy 2017, but the value play since has made a big comeback and outpaced the FANG quartet.

An IBM Play and 2 Catalysts To Watch in Wednesday's Trading: Market Recon

An IBM Play and 2 Catalysts To Watch in Wednesday's Trading: Market Recon

Keeping an eye on the Senate shutdown vote and any trade discussion today, and watching key support levels on the SPX.

My Trading Moves

I am pleased with most of my moves over the last six weeks. Some of the better ones were the liquidation of Square and the sale of Amazon and Alphabet  , practically at their highs. While I don't plan to buy back Square at lower prices, I most assur...

Get a Load of This

News breaks this afternoon that the Walt Disney Company will unveil their new Disney+ streaming service on April 11 at the firm's investor day. ESPN+ is already in place. I am a subscriber. Great service. Five bucks a month. Disney will soon own the...

A Number of Things About Netflix Earnings Have Left Me Wondering: Market Recon

A Number of Things About Netflix Earnings Have Left Me Wondering: Market Recon

Unfortunately for NFLX, the competition will only increase.

Brexit, Tech and Trade War: A Triple-Threat Investment

Brexit, Tech and Trade War: A Triple-Threat Investment

Data Center operator Global Switch is prepping to list in Hong Kong. Here is why it could be a choice global investment opportunity.

UK Finds Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Market Recon

UK Finds Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Market Recon

As uncertainty increases, expect greater demand for safe haven assets.

Jim Cramer: Netflix Shows Just How Powerful the Subscriber Business Is

Jim Cramer: Netflix Shows Just How Powerful the Subscriber Business Is

Netflix has been underpricing its product in order to hook subscribers on its terrific content.

Health Care Stocks Face Political Risk, How I'm Playing Netflix: Market Recon

Health Care Stocks Face Political Risk, How I'm Playing Netflix: Market Recon

Do we have to run for the hills? Not necessarily.

2019 Stock and Sector Predictions From CFRA Research

2019 Stock and Sector Predictions From CFRA Research

Where are we headed in 2019? The independent research firm's equity analysts offer their prognostications for the year.

My One and Only

My only trade today was shorting at $160.30. In terms of the "action," banks (warming up for next week's fourth quarter EPS reports) pick up a bid and are relative outperformers, pot stocks still moving"higher." (I am not looking back at my taking p...

A Good Day to Be Mary Barra, but It's Been a Bad Year to Be a GM Shareholder

A Good Day to Be Mary Barra, but It's Been a Bad Year to Be a GM Shareholder

If Barra is willing to be as bold with the company's balance sheet as with its corporate strategy, GM shares could be the ultimate value play.

Tape Reading

* I am open to all "tells"! Though I am disciplined in approach, as I outlined in my Price-Value opener today, it doesn't mean that I am not open to looking at other factors. One of those things I do all the time is to try to read the tape -- to see...