Dow Spins Tires While Nasdaq Booms on $25 Billion Stock Boost

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The Dow spun its tires on Friday, helplessly advancing a few paltry points even as the Nasdaq surged thanks to a $25 billion helping hand from Google-parent Alphabet. Dow Stuck in Holding Pattern, Tech Stocks Soar Wall Street's three major indices each rose on Friday, but their rallies were far from lock-step. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sputtered to a 37.6 point or 0.14% gain, raising the...

Google Stock Explodes Nearly 10 Percent Higher After Crushing Earnings


Quarterly earnings from Google parent Alphabet showed strong advertising growth. As a result, Alphabet’s stock exploded upwards by $96, or 8.5 percent, in after-hours trading. Does this signal a new upside push for FAANG stocks and tech stock bull market? Despite Amazon’s earnings miss, and the threat of a DOJ antitrust inquiry haunting the sector, things look great in the world of digital...

This FANG Stock Could Benefit from Tesla's Pain in Autonomous Car Wars


By CCN: Now that the battery on Tesla's stock is running on empty, investors might want to consider other options. Alphabet (GOOGL), which is the parent company of Google, could get a boost from Waymo, the search giant's autonomous vehicle subsidiary. On CNBC's Fast Money, Guy Adami gave the bullish case for Alphabet's stock, saying: "Tesla's woes, Waymo's gains. Tesla's in the autonomous...

How Apple & Google Transformed into a Systemic Risk to the US Stock Market

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According to Credit Suisse strategists, the “reversal of fortunes” seen by tech behemoths Apple and Google-parent Alphabet are dragging down the performance of the overall US stock market. The S&P 500 forecast has been “skewed” by companies suddenly transitioning from high growth forecasts to much more modest outlooks. This Bad Apple Could Roil the S&P 500 An “unusually high” number of...