What to watch for when 9 Club holdings report earnings on Thursday

Earnings season for the Club will hit a fever pitch Thursday, when nine — yes, nine — companies in Jim Cramer’s Charitable Trust report quarterly results. The jam-packed earnings day features the likes of industrial conglomerate Honeywell International (HON) and tech giants Apple (AAPL) and Alphabet (GOOGL). Stocks have gotten off to a strong year, … Read more

Cramer sees this year’s budding rally signaling a different kind of bull market

This nascent bull market started with the peak in interest rates and the dollar back in the fall and then broadened to include bank and semiconductor stocks in 2023. Is it fragile? Is it alchemy? Is it real? We’ll know after we see the quarterly earnings this week from the likes of Club holdings Apple … Read more

DOJ’s antitrust case against Google is ambitious but risky

CEO of Alphabet and Google Sundar Pichai in Warsaw, Poland on March 29, 2022. Mateusz Wlodarczyk Nurphoto | Getty Images The Department of Justice’s latest challenge you Google’s tech empire is an ambitious swing at the company with the potential to rearrange the digital advertising market. But alongside the possibility of great reward comes significant … Read more

Google CEO defends layoff process in heated town hall Monday

Sundar Pichai, CEO, Alphabet Lluis Gene | AFP | Getty Images Days after Google announced the largest round of layoffs in the company’s 25-year history, executives defended the job cuts and took questions from a concerned workforce during a town hall meeting on Monday. Google CEO Sundar Pichai led the companywide meeting and told employees … Read more

Google employees scramble for answers after layoffs hit long-tenured

Google employees are scrambling for answers from leadership and from colleagues as the company undergoes a massive layoff. On Friday, Alphabet– owned by Google announced it was cutting 12,000 employees, roughly 6% of the full-time workforce. While employees had been bracing for a potential layoff, they are questioning leadership about the criteria for layoffs which … Read more

How to invest in the ‘aging in place’ trend

It should come as no surprise that people want to spend as much of their golden years as possible in their own homes. These days, companies are stepping up to help make that a reality. Baby boomers are either in or nearing retirement, and their impact on the economy is significant. The generation, born from … Read more

Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter severance packages compared

Google headquarters is seen in Mountain View, California, United States on September 26, 2022. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Tech companies have laid off tens of thousands of workers in recent months as the industry grapples with a reduced risk appetite from investors and … Read more