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Could Microsoft Find the Cure for Cancer?

Although software giant Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) isn't a biotech company, that isn't deterring it from attempting to cure cancer -- and it thinks it'll succeed within the next ten years.
NASDAQ:MSFT September 23, 2016 9:09am

Microsoft Announces Massive New $40 Billion Buyback and Boosts Dividend 8%

Software giant Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) today unveiled a huge new share repurchase program and lifted its quarterly dividend payout.
NASDAQ:MSFT September 20, 2016 4:16pm

Bill Gates is Now Worth $90 Billion, or 0.5% of U.S. GDP

From ZeroHedge: Thanks to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock rising near all-time highs, and some recent investments paying off, Bill Gates' net worth has reached unprecedented levels.
NASDAQ:MSFT August 23, 2016 6:06am

LinkedIn Acquisition Offers a Second Life for Microsoft

From Paul Mampilly: Five years ago, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was the laughingstock of the computer world. Apple’s iPhone, iPad and Mac computers were selling like hotcakes. The latest version of its Windows software system was so awful no one would buy it.
NASDAQ:MSFT August 19, 2016 8:08am

Here’s Why Microsoft is the Favorite Stock of the World’s Billionaires

According to recent data culled by researchers at InsiderMonkey.com, venerable tech titan Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is the most-owned stock amongst the world's richest investors.
NASDAQ:MSFT August 17, 2016 11:11am

Verizon/Yahoo Deal Announced: More Internet M&A to Come?

backroomdeals600X300Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) is set to announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) for a deal estimated to be worth $4.8-$5 billion.
NASDAQ:IAC July 24, 2016 2:14pm

Microsoft is Trying to Use DNA to Revolutionize Data Storage

microsoft-logoJon Markman: Microsoft wants to use synthetic DNA strands to store the world’s data. And that could make giant data centers obsolete.
NASDAQ:MSFT July 22, 2016 10:10am

Analyst: Buy Microsoft After Blockbuster Earnings Report

Frederick Grieb at Nomura Securities is out with some very bullish commentary following the software giant's huge Q4 earnings report.
NASDAQ:MSFT July 20, 2016 3:15pm

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Buys LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) For $196/Share

backroomdeals600X300Tyler Durden:  Merger Monday is back with a bang, when moments ago (Monday) Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced that it would buy LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) for $196/share, a massive 50% premium to the Friday closing price of $131.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 14, 2016 1:13pm

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Why The Sell-Off Is Overdone

microsoftBob Ciura:  Since reaching a 52-week high of $56.85, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) recently fell below $50. It is about 12% off its recent high for the year, which could cause some investors to avoid the stock.
ETF BASIC NEWS May 11, 2016 3:15pm

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Damage From Earnings Miss May Be Over

microsoftRick Pendergraft:  Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported earnings of $0.62 per share on April 21. Unfortunately, analysts were expecting the company to earn $0.64 per share. The miss caused the stock to gap lower and drop 7.2% on April 22.
ETF BASIC NEWS May 4, 2016 11:11am

Cloud Growth Puffs Up Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Earnings

microsoftBob Ciura:  Technology giant Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled better-than-expected quarterly earnings after the market close Thursday. The stock popped 5% in early trading on Friday and finished up 5.8% for the day.
ETF BASIC NEWS February 1, 2016 1:13pm

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Tech Stocks To Buy For 2016

wall-street-etfBob Ciura:  2015 was an up-and-down year for technology. The personal computer industry continued to crumble, and fears of slowing economic growth in the emerging markets caused technology stocks to fall off a cliff in the summer months.
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2016 12:12pm

Microsoft Corporation, QUALCOMM, Inc., Whole Foods Market, Inc.: Top Buyback Stocks Ready To Roll

buyers and sellersMarshall Hargrave:  Interest rates are at historical lows, which has been bad news for income-oriented investors.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 16, 2015 1:13pm

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