Where Is the Love?

With Apple (AAPL) starting to rot, at least technically, Google (GOOG) has taken the opportunity to become a "new" darling of the markets. It's more like "new" again since GOOG has often captivated bulls, but earlier this year the stock struggled. Now GOOG is setting up for an October earnings release after bouncing nearly $200 off the July lows and is up some 18.85% year to date. Those are good numbers, especially for a company this size. It seems GOOG has drawn both favorable comparisons from AAPL recently, as well as Facebook (FB), for a few months now. GOOG has been the more attractive alternative. The better-looking sister maybe? Maybe not.

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