It’s Time to Buy Tech Again. Here Are 20 Stocks to Start With.

One cruel truth the stock market confirmed this past week is that trying to pick the bottom for technology stocks is a fool’s errand. The Nasdaq Composite’s terrible September—it was down 10.5% on the month—has made the bottom-fishing that took place over the summer look ill-advised. As I’ve noted before, the first downturn in tech … Read more

Alphabet CEO Pichai Continues to Sound Alarm About the Economy

Alphabet (GOOGLE) the parent company of Google, wants to avoid unpleasant surprises. The firm is convinced that a sharp slowdown in growth will have an impact on advertising revenues, its main source of income. For a few months now, the group has therefore been trying to prepare for a dark scenario as the Federal Reserve … Read more

Meta Quietly Reduces Staff in Cost-Cutting Push

Meta Platforms Inc. META -2.72% is planning to cut expenses by at least 10% in the coming months, in part through staff reductions, as the social-media giant confronts stalling growth and increased competition, according to people familiar with the company’s plans. The Menlo Park, Calif., company has begun quietly nudging out a significant number of … Read more

Alphabet Inc. Cl A stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market

Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGLE, -1.84% slide 1.84% to $99.28 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.71% falling 1.71% to 3,789.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.70% falling 1.70% to 30,183.78. This was the stock’s second consecutive … Read more

Meta and Google Are Cutting Staff. Just Don’t Mention Layoffs.

In response to stalling growth and intense competition, Meta META -1.75% Platforms Inc. executives have spoken of cost cuts, hiring freezes and “ruthless prioritization.” One word the company hasn’t used: layoffs. But Meta has begun quietly nudging out a significant number of staff by reorganizing departments and giving affected employees a limited window to apply … Read more

Alphabet Approaches Two Major Support Levels

It’s been a rough run in tech, as companies big and small continue to struggle. The latest selling pressure has even hit the FAANG stocks. At one point, Alphabet (GOOGLE) (GOOG) Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) were the cream of the crop. The three stocks were holding up better than almost any other tech stock … Read more

Why Alibaba, Other China Tech Stocks Are an Exception to Goldman Sachs’ Outlook

Text size Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks have been battered since the beginning of last year. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Chinese tech stocks have taken a beating since many hit all-time highs in early 2021, and the picture hasn’t improved much in 2022. That may be a compelling reason to at least take a new look … Read more

Alphabet Inc. Cl A stock outperforms the market despite losses on the day

Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGLE, -0.11% slide 0.11% to $102.80 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.72% falling 0.72% to 3,873.33 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.45% falling 0.45% to 30,822.42. This was the stock’s second consecutive … Read more

Alphabet Inc. Cl A stock rises Monday, still underperforms market

Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGLE, +0.19% inched 0.19% higher to $110.86 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.06% rising 1.06% to 4,110.41 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.71% rising 0.71% to 32,381.34. This was the stock’s … Read more

For Wall Street, a Strong Dollar Is Front and Center

The strong dollar is now one of Wall Street’s main concerns. On Main Street, a rising dollar boosts Americans’ relative purchasing power by making imports cheaper. But the dollar is also at the center of world financial markets, and a stronger US currency can have unforeseen consequences. Investors and policy makers are being forced to … Read more