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

July 24th, 2016

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. Read more…

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Microsoft is Trying to Use DNA to Revolutionize Data Storage

July 22nd, 2016

microsoft-logoJon Markman: Microsoft wants to use synthetic DNA strands to store the world’s data. And that could make giant data centers obsolete. Read more…

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Analyst: Buy Microsoft After Blockbuster Earnings Report

July 20th, 2016

Frederick Grieb at Nomura Securities is out with some very bullish commentary following the software giant’s huge Q4 earnings report. Read more…

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

June 14th, 2016

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. Read more…

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

May 11th, 2016

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. Read more…

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

May 4th, 2016

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. Read more…

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Cloud Growth Puffs Up Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Earnings

February 1st, 2016

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. Read more…

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

January 4th, 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. Read more…

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

November 16th, 2015

buyers and sellersMarshall Hargrave:  Interest rates are at historical lows, which has been bad news for income-oriented investors. Read more…

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Its Peers

November 10th, 2015

microsoftJon Markman:  In the last week of December 1999, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) crested after a magnificent decade. It was the largest company in the world as the dot-com boom raged. Its performance that year helped the Nasdaq 100 achieve a 101% gain. Read more…

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Top Dividend Increases For November

November 2nd, 2015

dividends1Marshall Hargrave:  Another month is upon us and it’s time to think about collecting a bit more income. Read more…

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Poised To Resume Climb

October 22nd, 2015

microsoftDavid Zeiler:   The chart for Microsoft stock over the past two years suggests the stock’s solid run in 2014 peaked in early 2015. Read more…

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Why Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Is A Foundational Tech Holding

October 15th, 2015

microsoftMichael Robinson:  Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella has already made his company a force to be reckoned with, setting the once-stagnant tech giant back on a course toward innovation and big returns. Read more…

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Close To The Top of Its Range

October 9th, 2015

microsoftRick Pendergraft:  After rising over 27% in 2014, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been range-bound in 2015. The stock is up just under 3% for the year. Read more…

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) May Have Found A New Source Of Revenue Growth

October 8th, 2015

microsoftDavid Zeiler:  Today’s (Tuesday) Microsoft event was a showcase for a lot of slick new devices, including new Lumia phones, new Surface tablets, and the company’s first-ever laptop.  But as impressive as they are, for Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) investors, the flashy new gadgets aren’t the only – or the most important – takeaway. Read more…

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