Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

GOOG stockOnce it was known as the numeric Google; now it’s the lettered Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG).

Alphabet is a collection of companies. The most well known of these companies is Google, the world’s most popular search engine, which captures 70% of the global market. Alphabet is also home to YouTube, “Chrome,” “Android,” “Google Maps,” and “Google Play,” among others. Other efforts include Life Sciences, with a glucose-sensing contact lens, and Calico, which is focused on longevity, among other initiatives.

Google stock has been one of the best performing in history. Since the company’s initial public offering in 2005, share have surged over 1,200%. A $1,000 investment in GOOG stock would be worth over $12,000 today.

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Back Up the Truck on Google Stock? I’m a big believer in the power of products. Companies like Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) are able to drive monster gains in their stock prices because customers love what they offer. In other words, GOOG stock depends on successful products. We often…

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A Closer Look at Google Stock Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) took a beating after the company’s first-quarter earnings came out last week. Google stock fell by six percent in just five days! Markets turned bearish on Google despite solid earnings growth and a great underlying business. I’ve seen the…

This Could Be Big for Google Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) just reported earnings and investors didn’t like what they heard from the search engine giant. GOOG stock was down about six percent pre-market on Friday on news that the company missed on its top and bottom lines. Google also…

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The Next Catalyst for Google Stock Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock has rewarded investors nicely over the past year, reaping a gain of about 43%. That’s an impressive run, especially when you consider that Google is massive, with a market cap of about $527 billion. But now investors are…

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The Upside for GOOG Stock Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is often thought of as a blue-chip stock, a fortress of value that can weather any downturn or turmoil. Obviously, this relative safety draws in a ton of low-risk investors for GOOG stock, but I think it could be a…

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