Investors who owned stocks in the 2010s generally experienced some big gains. In fact, the SPDR S&P 500 total return for the decade was 250.5%. But there’s no question some big-name stocks did much better than others along the way.
Alphabet’s Big Decade
One of the market leaders of the past decade was search giant Alphabet, Inc.
The 2010s were defined by high growth and rising costs in Google’s core online advertising and search businesses, as well as expansion into Google Cloud services. Unfortunately, Google also drew increasing scrutiny from regulators for its data usage and potential antitrust violations. In June 2019, the U.S. Justice Department reported it’s investigating Google on antitrust grounds….CLICK for complete article