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Justice Department to step up antitrust scrutiny of Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon and Apple

According to the Wall Street Journal this afternoon, the Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition. "The new antitrust inquiry is the strongest signal yet of Attorney General William Barr’s deep interest in the tech sector, and it could ratchet up the already considerable regulatory […]

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Notes You Need for July 12: SQM, ALV, debt ceiling, rig count, FB settlement, Boeing 737 MAX

In my daily trawling through the market I come upon lots of tidbits of knowledge that I think are important to investors but that don't justify a full post. I've decided to start compiling these notes here each day in a kind of running mini blog that I'm calling Notes You Need. I launched this new […]

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FANG techs (plus more) fall on news of investigations

Both Congress and government regulators are taking aim at big tech. The House Judiciary Committee is planning an investigation into whether digital platform companies are using their market power to harm competition. The Federal Trade Commission is taking the lead in an antitrust probe of Facebook (FB) and Amazon (AMZN) The Justice Department is opening an […]

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Manufacturing sector contracts more than expected in May in ISM survey–but, surprising pundits, market doesn’t fold

Going into Monday, June 3, the consensus on Wall Street was that if the Institute for Supply Management's Purchasing Managers Index for manufacturing fell more than expected, U.S. stocks would follow in a rout. A lower than expected reading on the index would amplify worries that growth in the the U.S. economy was slowing and […]

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Saturday Night Quarterback says, For the week ahead expect…

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Facebook rises after-hours as disappointing growth not as bad as bears expected

Facebook It really, really helps if lots of traders and investors hate your stock going into earnings. Then you can, as Facebook (FB) did today, announce quarterly results that fall short on revenue ($13.73 billion versus consensus projections for $13.8 billion), and daily active users (1.49 billion globally in the third quarter versus projections for […]

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Notes You Need for September 28: Inflation, Italy budget woes, Intel capital spending, Tesla CEO Musk charged by SEC, House adjoins with no farm bill, Facebook hacked, GOLD, sports betting

In my daily trawling through the market I come upon lots of tidbits of knowledge that I think are important to investors but that don't justify a full post. I've decided to start compiling these notes here each day in a kind of running mini blog that I'm calling Notes You Need. I launched this new […]

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Is the next big tech stock thing, Chinese tech stocks?

There's some evidence that the money that has left big U.S. tech stocks such as Facebook (FB), Netflix (NFLX), Microsoft (MSFT) and Amazon (AMZN) on some recent days has been headed into big Chinese tech stocks such as Tencent Holdings (TCEHY), Alibaba (BABA), and Baidu (BIDU.) You could find that pattern in evidence today when […]

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Facebook closes down 18.96% on the day

Golly gee, what could be the big story in the U.S. markets today? How about the rout in Facebook (FB) shares--down 18.96% or $41.24 to $176 at the close. That $112 billion dollar drop in the market value of Facebook gives the company the record for the largest one day drop in a company's market […]

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Saturday Night Quarterback 2 says, For the week ahead expect…

...earnings, earnings, earnings for the big tech stocks that are so often the market leaders. (Saturday Night Quarterback 1 yesterday focused on the other big story this week, China tariffs.) Facebook (FB) Alphabet (GOG), Amazon (AMZN), Twitter (TWTR), and Intel (INTC) are all scheduled to report this week. Alphabet is in the lineup for Monday, […]

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