Google’s Stock Reverses Last Quarter’s Gains

Google (GOOG) fourth quarter earnings last night were largely as expected: “Google reported revenues of $6.67 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2009, an increase of 17% compared to the fourth quarter of 2008…GAAP EPS in the fourth quarter of 2009 was $6.13…compared to $1.21 in the fourth quarter of 2008…Non-GAAP EPS in the … Read more

Reloading the GOOG Post-Earnings Trade

When I examined the trading patterns in Google’s stock (GOOG) between earnings reports, I found little consistency for forming a trading strategy. For October’s earnings cycle, I chose to play one of the few promising historical patterns: 67% of the times that GOOG opened up in response to earnings, the maximum close until the next … Read more

October Delivered the Market’s First Post-Earnings Reversal of the Rally

Whenever the market sells off, it is good to track whether the selling marks any change in character in the health of the market. Back in June, the change in character was marked by the deepest oversold conditions since March. Those conditions deepened into July and helped provide the fuel for the next strong leg … Read more

Google’s Net Revenue Growth Rate Finally Increases

Investors and traders were clearly impressed with Google’s third quarter earnings report on Friday sending the stock up 3.8% on 3 times average volume (for the past three months). Google (GOOG) is now up a whopping 79% for the year and is at 15-month highs. There are of course many things to like about GOOG’s … Read more