When it reports tomorrow, Alcoa officially kicks off the quarterly earnings season. In the meantime, the stock market -- and tech stocks in particular -- are selling off. Not Amazon. In fact, the company touched an all-time high earlier today after an analyst upgrade from Morgan Stanley sent shares of Amazon climbing to $269.30, the highest intraday price since the company's 1997 IPO.
Not that the company walks on water 24/7. Amazon had to apologize when its cloud services hobbled Netflix's streaming services on Christmas Eve.