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Microsoft Event More About Windows 10 Than Devices (MSFT)

Today's (Tuesday) Microsoft event was a showcase for a lot of slick new devices, including new Lumia phones, new Surface tablets, and the company's first-ever laptop. But as impressive as they are, for Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) investors, the flashy new gadgets aren't the only – or the most important – takeaway. Even though it […]

Here's what we learned today about Microsoft's new hardware, and how it fits into that larger strategy...

Google

Google Event Shows Off New Chromecast, Nexus Devices (GOOGL)

A Google event today (Tuesday) served as a showcase for the tech giant's latest versions of its Chromecast streaming video device, its Nexus smartphones, and its Android operating system.

While the phones weren't anything special, the Chromecast announcements gave us a window into a much larger Google strategy.

Here's what happened at the Google event, and why it matters...

Google

How Does Google Make Money? (GOOGL)

How does Google make money?

Anyone who's ever done search on Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOGL, GOOG) knows it costs nothing to do so. The same goes for most Google services, such as Google Docs, Google Maps, and Gmail. All free.

And yet in 2014, Google raked in $14.44 billion in profit on $66 billion in revenue.

Here's how Google makes money - and lots of it...

Google

Google Stock at Risk from Global Antitrust Probes (GOOGL)

Google stock faces yet another regulatory threat, this time from a new Federal Trade Commission antitrust investigation into the tech giant's Android operating system.

The FTC probe follows one in the European Union as well as several more around the world, including in Brazil and India.

Here's why these antitrust cases pose a very serious threat to Google stock…

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Tech Stocks

How to Cash In with Google and Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOGL)

I've been saying for some time now that Wall Street and the mainstream media need to take a decidedly different view of Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOGL).

With the market tumbling this week, more than ever, we need to be on the hunt for quality stocks – ones that can beat this sideways market. And now that Google has announced a new corporate structure, complete with a new name, it's poised to crush the market over at least the next three years.

Today I'll show you how to play it...

Tech Investing

What the Media Doesn't Get About Stock Market Bubbles

Since the last bona fide financial bubble, the real estate and credit bubble of 2007 to 2009, it seems like every time anyone pays a few pennies too much for a stock, there is a flock of analysts ready to start crowing "bubble!" like so many birds on a wire.

I believe that any pundit who calls a sector or market a "bubble" when they really mean "fundamentally or technically overbought" should be banished from pontificating until the real bubble appears.

And the charts I have to show you prove it...

Google stock

Meet the Leader Who Turned Google (GOOG, GOOGL) Stock into a "Buy"

For more than a year now, we have been saying Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG: GOOGL) stock was set for a rally.

In fact, in several of our chats, we've said that with this one stock you get both an ETF on the future and a company that produces great profit margins today.

You may be wondering: But does Google have any upside left? We've got the answers right here...

Hot Stocks

How to Play LNKD, FEYE, EXPE, GOOG, and FB Stock Today

Investors in LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD), FireEye Inc. (Nasdaq: FEYE), Expedia Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE), Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL), and Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) have seen significant share-price jumps this week.

Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani joined "Varney & Company" on FOX Business Friday to provide a trading expert's take on a rapid-fire list of these noteworthy stocks.

Watch the video below to find out which ones he's buying and selling now...

Best Investments

Why Our 2015 Top Stock Picks Feature Hot Blue Chips FB, GOOG, AAPL

Our 2015 top stock picks tend to feature small-cap stocks with explosive growth.

But that doesn't mean the only path to gains is sitting on a risky small-cap and hoping for a pop.

In fact, even with the major market indices running into trouble recently, some blue-chip names are red-hot...

Earnings

Google Earnings Preview for Q2 2015 (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL)

Google is scheduled to report Q2 2015 earnings Thursday after the close.

The Internet search giant is expected to post strong results, but costs on new business ventures remain a key concern.

Here's a Google earnings preview for investors...