Tag: Alphabet

Enterprise, Industries

Alphabet and Microsoft look like gems in the rubble of the tech sector

April 28, 2022

Via: MoneyWeek

The tech-heavy Nasdaq index, which is frequently used as a benchmark for the tech sector, has crashed into a bear market. The index has fallen 22% from its record high close last November. However, as my colleague Max King points […]

Finance Tech, Trading

It’s not just US tech: Big index changes are coming to every global stock market

September 26, 2018


The major changes to the U.S. tech and telecom indexes that you’ve been hearing a lot about reflect the ceaseless merging of telecoms, technology and media companies. But what you may not realize is that these index changes are not […]

Capital, Finance Tech

Amazon is bigger than Microsoft for the first time (AMZN, MSFT)

February 15, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Shares of Amazon rose 2.57% Wednesday, sending its market value higher than Microsoft for the first time. The e-commerce behemoth is now the third-largest company in the US, behind only Apple ($849.24 billion) and Google parent Alphabet ($744.73 billion), according […]

Capital, Finance Tech

Google could be the first $1 trillion company if it told us more about what it does (GOOG, GOOGL)

February 5, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Google isn’t just a search engine anymore. In fact, the company is now so diversified and eclectic that it renamed itself Alphabet, and almost has too many divisions to keep track of. If Google, and its parent Alphabet, would provide […]

Finance Tech, News, Trading

Investors are losing out on billions because tech stocks don’t pay dividends

October 6, 2017


Investors are missing out on billions of dollars thanks in part to some large-cap tech stocks. If Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook (along with Berkshire Hathaway) paid shareholder dividends at the 2.37 percent average yield of other S&P 500 companies that […]


Avis and Alphabet will team up on self-driving cars — and Avis shares are soaring

June 27, 2017


Alphabet and Avis Budget will work together on self-driving cars, the companies announced on Monday. Alphabet’s self-driving car company, Waymo, will rely on Avis to service and store its fleet of Chrysler self-driving vans, the companies said in a statement. […]

Industries, Others

Why Google May Face a Tough Road Under President Trump

November 18, 2016

Via: Fortune

Alphabet’s Google faces a tougher regulatory landscape as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration looks poised to reverse Obama administration policies that often favored the internet giant in the company’s battles with telecoms and cable heavyweights, analysts say. Google GOOGL […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Experts differ on promise of FANG stocks

December 14, 2015


Two portfolio managers were split on whether investors should be putting their money into FANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, or Google (which now trades as Alphabet). Although the stocks have fallen this week, David Sowerby, portfolio manager at Loomis […]


Alphabet to differ from Apple with single operating system, sources say

October 30, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo Alphabet Inc.’s GOOG, +0.56% GOOGL, +1.08% Google plans to fold its Chrome operating system for personal computers into its Android mobile-operating system, according to people familiar with the matter, a sign of the growing dominance of mobile computing. […]


EU antitrust regulators to pursue Google parent Alphabet on multiple fronts

October 26, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo European Union regulators will actively pursue Google parent Alphabet Inc. on multiple fronts ranging from its contracts with advertisers to its Android mobile-operating system, the bloc’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said, in the clearest sign yet that the […]