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Alphabet Stock Crushed Q4 Earnings Because of This One Reason  

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In its latest Q4 earnings report, Alphabet beat all analyst expectations and grew its revenue 18% over the year. Alphabet continues to prove its ability to turn a profit even as the global economy remains sluggish.

Nearly four weeks ago, Money Morning Technical Trading Specialist D.R. Barton predicted on CNBC that Alphabet stock would outperform its sector in early 2016.

Barton was on CNBC again Monday to talk about why Alphabet stock is doing better than the broader markets. GOOG is now up 1.6% for the year, with the Dow down about 8%.

Here's the one big reason Alphabet stock is up - and why shares will continue this rise in 2016...

The Biggest Reason the GOOGL Stock Rally Will Continue in 2016

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GOOGL stock climbed more than 5% this morning (Tuesday) to an all-time high of $807.94 after parent company Alphabet crushed earnings after the bell Monday.

And according to Money Morning experts, there's one major reason why the GOOGL stock rally won't end any time soon.

Why Alphabet Stock Surpassed Apple in This One Key Category

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Alphabet stock has hit a milestone only a select few companies ever reach.

On Tuesday morning Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOGL), formerly known as Google Inc., dethroned Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) as the most valuable company on the planet following a strong Q4 earnings beat.

But what's remarkable is that Alphabet has reached this pinnacle with so much growth potential ahead of it.

Here's how Alphabet became the world's most valuable company...

10 Numbers That Stunned Investors This Week

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Here are this week's need-to-know facts about the stock market, economy, Wall Street, and life-changing global events...

It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

Here's a look at some of the fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...

Why Google Stock Is a Buy (Nasdaq: GOOG)

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Google will release Q3 earnings for 2015 on Oct. 22.

Even before the earnings, investors want to know if they should buy Google stock today.

Read on to learn if this tech company can earn GOOG stock owners a big pay day...

The 5 Most Ambitious Google Projects After Q3 2015 (Nasdaq: GOOG)

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Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL), formerly known as Google Inc. up until Aug. 10, is at the end of its third quarter 2015.

It's been an impressive 14 weeks for the innovation powerhouse. To start, GOOG stock is up more than 12% in Q3 alone. That's a $55 billion market cap increase -- which means Google almost doubled the entire value of eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), worth $29.4 billion, in a single quarter.

As remarkable as that sounds, Google's stretch into truly surprising areas is the real standout story of its third quarter.

Here are five of the most ambitious Google projects in Q3 2015...

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

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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...

How Does Google Make Money? (GOOGL)

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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.

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

Google Stock at Risk from Global Antitrust Probes (GOOGL)

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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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Whipsaw the Market Right Back with These Three Tech Investing Plays

Since the 1990s, three Internet-based sectors have emerged as tech investing cash cows. And this quintet of firms will dominate these segments into 2016 beyond...

While others get distracted by the noise on Wall Street, we're staying focused on our long-term objective of building wealth through tech investing.

No one else in the mainstream media is covering the fact that tech is still performing better than the overall market and will continue to outperform.

And these three tech stocks will lead the pack...

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

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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...

Google Stock Price Upgraded Following Alphabet News (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL)

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Google announced the formation of Alphabet Inc., which will replace Google Inc. as the company's publicly traded entity.

The move prompted analysts to revisit their ratings and targets for the Google stock price.

Here are the new Google stock price predictions...

What Is Google Alphabet and Will It Affect Google Stock? (Nasdaq: GOOG)

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After the close on Monday, Google Inc. announced plans to launch Google Alphabet.

Now investors are asking us, "What is Google Alphabet and how will it affect Google stock?"

Here's what Alphabet means for Google shareholders...

What the Media Doesn't Get About Stock Market Bubbles

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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...

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

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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...