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Will Windows 9 Be Able To Save Microsoft?
Microsoft stocks have been trending upwards in recent months as excitement has been building over new CEO Satya Nadella, and the future launch of Windows 9, the company's upcoming operating system.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Why Microsoft Isn't Shutting Down Xbox Music and Xbox Video
Xbox Originals may be a goner before it even launched, but some Xbox entertainment components are with Xbox fans for the foreseeable future.
Can Microsoft's Satya Nadella Learn Anything From GE's Jeff Immelt?
Jeff Immelt did not change much at GE until the Great Recession hit and then he started making some major changes that were needed at GE.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Microsoft PT Raised to $45.00 at Cowen and Company
The firm currently has a "market perform" rating on the stock. Cowen and Company's price objective points to a potential upside of 0.29% from the stock's previous close.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Edges Higher, Led by Microsoft
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is slightly higher ahead of the opening bell, buoyed by a 2% pre-market jump for component Microsoft Corporation after last night's earnings report.
Apple Inc. (AAPL) & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Earnings a Victory...
Apple Inc. reported impressive second-quarter earnings that have kept the tech industry going, awaiting to see the impact of its product cycle that set to receive a refresh in September with iPhone 6. MD & Senior Analyst, Daniel Ives, told CNBC that the second-quarter earnings were a victory for both Apple and Microsoft Corporation in the tech ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Expect Further Cuts at Microsoft Devices - Analyst
Microsoft's decision to drastically reduce the size of its Devices Group is unlikely to be the end of the blood-letting at what used to be the Nokia devices business, according to experienced and respected industry analyst Tomi Ahonen, who also believes Elop's days are numbered in his current role.
Microsoft: Time To 'Sell The News'?
When Microsoft rallies a point and a half in one trading session and then attempts to rally nearly another two points in premarket trading the following day, one has to wonder if it is time to sell the news.
Interesting August Stock Options for Microsoft
Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Microsoft Corporation .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Can Microsoft (MSFT) Surprise this Earnings Season?
Microsoft Corp. is set to report fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 results on Jul 22. Last quarter, the company posted a 9.7% positive surprise.
Investor's Business Daily
Microsoft Q4 Could See Upside From Cloud And PCs
Microsoft's fiscal Q4 earnings, out after the close Tuesday, could get a lift from a recovering PC market and possibly a strong performance from its cloud business.
Microsoft: Strengthening Its Future Strategy Is More Important Than Cutting 18,000 Jobs
Last week, Microsoft announced a major reduction of its global workforce. Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella informed his personnel by email that the company plans to cut 18,000 jobs over the next year.
Microsoft places tight restrictions on vendors
In an effort to improve internal efficiency and weed out subpar contractors, Microsoft Corp. on Friday placed tight restrictions on vendors.
Microsoft's top legal beagle extolled
That's according to a Sunday profile of Smith by the New York Times , which called Smith "one of the most influential voices inside Microsoft" and his deft political skills in Washington, D.C. have some lauding his "policy skills and general intelligence," including the head lawyer for Apple Inc. Last month, Smith talked about Microsoft stopping ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Microsoft Earnings Preview: Focus On Revenue Growth From Hardware And Cloud Services
Microsoft is set to announce its Q4 FY 2014 earnings on July 22 amid news that it's planning to cut as many as 18,000 jobs next year.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Of course, correlation does not imply causation
Early in 1994, Christie and Schultz published "Why do NASDAQ Market Makers Avoid Odd-Eighth Quotes?" noting that although the minimum price variation was an eighth of a dollar, the vast majority of quotes and executions occurred on quarters of a dollar.
Week Ahead: Inflation Data and Microsoft Earnings
A key inflation gauge, housing data and lots more earnings reports - notably from tech giant Microsoft just days after announcing massive layoffs - highlight next week's economic calendar.
The Impact of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)'s 18,000 Job Cuts
Microsoft Corporation announcement that it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs has caused shockwaves in the company especially so, on Nokia where two-thirds of the cuts are to be carried out.
Could Microsoft Steal Mobile OS Market Share From Apple And Google Via Cloud?
Microsoft's initiative to become a strong player in cloud will allow the company to steal Apple and Google's mobile OS market share.
Microsoft: Should Investors Continue Betting On A Turnaround?
With a freshly-minted CEO at the helm, Microsoft is on a solid run this year. The stock is already up more than 13% on the back of its smart strategies and consistent results, as Microsoft has beaten earnings estimates for three quarters on the trot.