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Buy Alphabet if it’s Broken Up

October 8, 2020 | technology | No Comments

Dow futures gain on President Donald Trump’s new stance on stimulus. Stocks finished sharply higher Wednesday after Trump said he would consider alternative aid measures such as a new round of stimulus checks, support for airlines, and the Paycheck Protection Program.



a close up of a sign: Morning Bell With Jim Cramer: Buy Alphabet if it's Broken Up


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Morning Bell With Jim Cramer: Buy Alphabet if it’s Broken Up

In the last episode of Mad Money, Jim Cramer said that when the president tweets something that tanks the stock market, it’s a mistake to sell, because President Trump hates lower stock prices and almost always reverses himself.

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TheStreet’s Katherine Ross and Cramer are on Street Lightning talking about buying Alphabet stock, alternatives to the stimulus package, and Trump’s tweets.

Alphabet Stock: Buy or Sell?

A House panel proposed to limit the power and influence of the tech giants including Amazon , Facebook , Apple , and Alphabet Inc. , the parent company of

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Steve Ballmer. (GeekWire File Photo / Dan DeLong)

Twenty years after Microsoft waged its own antitrust battle with the U.S. government, former CEO Steve Ballmer is betting that Congress won’t break up Big Tech this time around.

In an interview with CNBC on Wednesday (below), Ballmer was reacting to a U.S. House antitrust subcommittee report released this week that found challenges presented by the dominance and business practices of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

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“I’ll bet money that they will not be broken up,” Ballmer told CNBC.

The 450-page report from the subcommittee’s Democratic leaders concludes a 16-month investigation into the four companies as the operators of major online markets. It finds that the market power of the tech giants “has diminished consumer choice, eroded innovation and entrepreneurship in the U.S. economy, weakened the vibrancy

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