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Companies

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

MICROSOFT Transforming from PC Software to Cloud Services AI, Deep Learning Giant / Companies / Microsoft

By: N_Walayat

This analysis will now seek to update potential buying levels for AI stocks during Q2 of where stocks could trade down to in terms of technical support levels during the anticipated general stock market correction of about 15% that should be imminent.

Top 5 AI Stocks are all primary, the ordering of which is arbitrary for instance of the 3 Google, Amazon and Microsoft it's a toss up of which comes first. For instance If I was compiling the list today then I would likely put Amazon at No1 ahead of Google. So keep in mind that the rankings are more in terms of primary, Secondary and Tertiary rather than their number order.

3. MICROSOFT (MSFT)

I have owned microsoft stocks for over 2 decades! So a favourite of sorts. Yes it was dead for a decade but as soon as the world started waking up to AI in the Mid 2010's it started rocketing higher, literally going parabolic, a trend that continues to this day!

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Companies

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Microsoft is Crushing the S&P 500, Secret Trait Of Stocks That Soar 1,000%+ / Companies / Microsoft

By: Stephen_McBride

Microsoft (MSFT) has been on a tear over the past year. Shares of the software pioneer have jumped 70% since last February—triple the S&P 500’s gain, as you can see:


Keep in mind, Microsoft is the furthest thing from a volatile penny stock. It’s a $1.39 trillion company—the second biggest stock in the world.

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Companies

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Microsoft Made the Same Move That Launched Amazon 3,848% / Companies / Microsoft

By: Stephen_McBride

Have you seen Microsoft stock lately? It’s shot off like a geyser, tripling in value in the last few years.

You rarely see such humongous companies soar like that. Since 2015, Microsoft has added $800 billion to its market cap—the equivalent of 5.5 Netflix’s!

In this article, I’ll let you in on Microsoft’s “master plan” that’s driving its stock to the moon. As you’ll see, the company has quietly gone “all in” on one lucrative but under-the-radar business. Amazon made this same move in 2006 and leapt 3,848%, as you can see below:

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

MICROSOFT Stock Investing in AI Machine Intelligence Mega-trend 2020 and Beyond / Companies / Microsoft

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The juggernaut that is Artificial Intelligence continues to rumble along towards an inexorable future, one that most still fail to grasp the magnitude of the changes that are just around the corner as humans think in linear terms whilst the AI trend is EXPONENTIAL. Where developments that even the proponents of AI thought would take several years are taking place in mere MONTHS! That is the power of the unfolding AI MEGA-TREND!

AI has already CHANGED THE WORLD! EXPONENTIALLY! You have an AI super computer right in your pocket for likely less than £1000!

Especially, when one marries AI with other big world changing tech mega-trend "Quantum Computing"! Put the 2 together and we are literally going to see an explosion in SUPER INTELLGENCE that would soon far exceed that of human intelligence, following which it won't be that many years before the AI exceeds the intelligence of the sum of ALL humans! For better or worse, that's the path we are on.

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Last Chance to Get Microsoft Windows 10 for FREE! / Personal_Finance / Microsoft

By: HGR

The next 5 days could be your very last chance to grab a copy of Windows 10 Home or Premium for FREE!

All you need is an old computers Windows 7 licence key, then you can either upgrade or do a fresh install of Windows 10 for FREE!

This video takes you though the process from start to finish including several obstacles to over come that you could face. But usually it should not take more than an hour from start to finish.

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Companies

Sunday, January 05, 2020

Last Chance for FREE Windows 7 Upgrade to Windows 10 in 2020 / Companies / Microsoft

By: HGR

Here's how to successfully UPGRADE your Windows 7 system to Windows 10 for FREE! This video takes you though the process from start to finish including several obstacles to over come that you could face.

This upgrade Works for ALL versions of Windows 7.

And you may only have a couple of weeks to get the FREE upgrade to Windows10, as Microsoft will cease making updates available as of 14th January 2020 as part of it's Windows 7 end of life programme which could also mean Microsoft shuts down it's Windows 7 upgrade servers.

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Personal_Finance

Monday, December 23, 2019

Windows 7 Last Chance to Update Before Microsoft End of Life Support 14th Jan 2020 / Personal_Finance / Microsoft

By: HGR

Microsoft will cease making updates available as of 14th January 2020 as part of it's Windows 7 end of life programme. Here we find out what to expect when one updates a Windows 7 PC that has NOT been updated for over 5 years!

So like us, if you have been putting off updating your Windows 7 system in case it introduces instabilities then it's a case of update now or never!

Find out if updating a Windows 7 system for the first time in many years survives 108 recommended updates or not, and how long the process is likely to take as we countdown to Windows 7 End of Life.

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Companies

Saturday, July 20, 2019

MICROSOFT Cortana, Azure AI Platform Machine Intelligence Stock Investing Video / Companies / Microsoft

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Are you ready for the exponential machine intelligence mega-trend?

In this series of videos I present my Top 10 AI stocks to invest in to profit from the exponential machine intelligence mega-trend.

My Top 10 AI stocks are ranked in terms of risk vs reward and volatility. So I consider my Top 5 stocks as primary, then the next 3 as secondary and the last 2 as far more risky tertiary stocks. And remember that when investing in the stock market that your capital is at risk. There are NO SURE BETS!

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Companies

Thursday, June 27, 2019

MICROSOFT - MSFT Stock Investing to Profit From AI Machine Learning / Companies / Microsoft

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Where to invest to profit from the exponential machine intelligence mega-trend. I have ranked these stocks in in terms of risk vs reward and volatility. Do remember that when investing in the stock market that your capital is at risk. There are NO SURE BETS!

If you've not already done so then watch my following video from November 2016 which illustrates why everything will start to change exponentially by 2021.

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ConsumerWatch

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Don’t Keep Your Personal or Financial data on a Windows 10 Machine! / ConsumerWatch / Microsoft

By: Paul_Behan

Well not if you want to keep it private. Like many people I was surprised at the Edward Snowden revelations a few years ago. Nothing has seemed to change and in many cases things have got worse. Some corporations are in partnership with government agencies in regard to collection of data. Whilst the government has the right to collect data to try and protect is citizens from harm, in my opinion this data collections has gone way too far and is now breaching personal liberties.

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Companies

Sunday, August 02, 2015

What Microsoft’s Dismal Earnings Report Really Tells You / Companies / Microsoft

By: ...

MoneyMorning.com Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: The markets are quiet right now, even the typically volatile technology sector. But as the saying goes, past is prologue. Recent events surrounding Microsoft Inc. (NYSE:MSFT) presage big investment opportunities to come.

Microsoft’s latest earnings report landed with a resounding thud last week, catching millions of investors by surprise and prompting yet another round of debate about where to invest your “tech” dollars.

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Companies

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Should Stock Investors You Buy Microsoft On the Dip? / Companies / Microsoft

By: AnyOption

Microsoft has had a rocky relationship with investors over the years, especially the last one. If you look at the numbers over the last two years, it looks like the stock has soared with a 48.59% increase. But if you take a look at the last year alone, it’s up only 5.37%. Year to date it’s even worse at 1.79%.

To say the company has struggled to stay innovative amid competition with the likes of Apple and Google is an understatement. There’s a cartoon that’s been floating around the internet for years showing two small children representing Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox fighting it out, while another small child representing Windows Explorer is off in the corner eating glue.

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Companies

Friday, May 01, 2015

Your Best Stock Investment in the "Cloud" Is Right Here / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Michael E. Lewitt writes: Last week, investors drove up the market valuations of both Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) by tens of billions of dollars based on excitement over the companies' "cloud computing" hosting businesses.

For both companies, cloud revenues and growth were the catalyst of the big moves.

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Companies

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Here’s Why Microsoft Stock Is Poised to Bounce Back / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Michael A. Robinson writes: Last week’s second-quarter earnings report from Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) disappointed Wall Street and plenty of other investors – and they punished the company by slashing its share price by 10% in one day, on Jan. 26.

However, that just makes the Microsoft story – which I began two weeks ago – more interesting.

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Companies

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Why Microsoft Stock Will Provide Major Investing Returns / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Michael E. Lewitt writes: On January 26, software giant Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) announced a disappointing quarter that sent Microsoft stock reeling by 10% on three times its normal trading volume.

It was the second major technology "miss" Wall Street had to digest in the last week's time, coming after a disastrous earnings release by IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM).

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Companies

Friday, October 03, 2014

Bill Gates Says he's 'very happy' / Companies / Microsoft

By: Bloomberg

Bill Gates sat down with Bloomberg Television anchor Erik Schatzker at the Sibos conference in Boston today, where they discussed Microsoft's strategy, the Ebola outbreak, his philanthropic efforts, financial payment systems in Africa and more.

On whether Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is moving fast enough, Gates said, "I'm very happy with what he's doing. I see a new sense of energy. There's a lot of opportunity there, some things the company isn't the leader on, and he sees that he needs to change that."

On Ebola hitting the U.S., Gates said, "...the fact that this Dallas patient was identified, the contacts are being traced, I feel confident the CDC is very much on top of that. I wish every country had a health system like that...the US government's really stepping up on this and I think that is going to let the world get on top of it."

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Companies

Friday, August 15, 2014

The Biggest Lesson from Microsoft’s Recent Battle with the US Government / Companies / Microsoft

By: Casey_Research

By Nick Giambruno, Senior Editor, InternationalMan.com

A court ruling involving Microsoft’s offshore data storage offers an instructive lesson on the long reach of the US government—and what you can do to mitigate this political risk.

A federal judge recently agreed with the US government that Microsoft must turn over its customer data that it holds offshore if requested in a search warrant. Microsoft had refused because the digital content being requested physically was located on servers in Ireland.

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Companies

Friday, July 25, 2014

Why Microsoft Old Tech Stock Is Relevant Again / Companies / Microsoft

By: DailyGainsLetter

George Leong writes: The other day I talked about my growing optimism toward Apple Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL) under the stewardship of CEO Tim Cook.

Now, I’ve noticed that a similar situation appears to be unfolding at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT), which is currently under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella. Nadella is transforming the former Wall Street darling into an enterprise-driven company that’s focused on capitalizing on new technologies, rather than simply on operating systems, as my stock analysis indicates.

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Companies

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Why Microsoft Will Continue to Rebound, Huge Upside Potential / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

William Patalon III writes: Just under a year ago, Capital Wave Forecast Editor Shah Gilani said it was time to buy Microsoft Corp. (NasdaqGS: MSFT).

It was a surprising call. The once-great software giant had become a moribund also-ran, and Wall Street clearly saw no future for the Redmond, Washington-based company.

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Companies

Friday, June 27, 2014

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Stock's Forgotten Muscle / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Michael A. Robinson writes: We've talked a lot about the importance of targeting growth stocks as a great way to become financially independent.

In fact, growth is one of the five rules that my tech-wealth-building strategy uses to identify the best profit opportunities.

But you can't ignore "value" stocks - especially since "special situation" plays such as corporate turnarounds can generate windfall gains for your portfolio.

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Companies

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Future of Microsoft Stock Hinges on the Cloud / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

David Zeiler writes: In his first “report card” since taking the reins of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) in February, CEO Satya Nadella showed why he was exactly the right choice to get MSFT stock moving again.

Microsoft beat expectations when it reported earnings yesterday (Thursday) after the market close mostly on the strength of its cloud computing products – Nadella’s area of expertise, and the single most promising business segment for the Redmond-Wash.-based tech giant.

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Companies

Friday, September 06, 2013

Nokia Deal Could Mark the Last Chapter for Microsoft / Companies / Microsoft

By: Vitaliy_Katsenelson

As a value investor I used to spend a great deal of time in Microsoft hell – on one hand there was the company with enormous cash flows, an incredible return on capital, a huge moat, a cash-rich balance sheet, and trading at single-digit multiples (if you adjust for cash).  But on the other hand it threw away cash away for multi-billion-dollar acquisitions, followed up by inevitable write-offs.  Its founder and chairman was not interested in running the company, so he delegated to his best friend, who has been wrong at every single technological inflection point, and quite frankly not a very good leader.  Every few years the company airbrushes its old products (think of Office), calls it an upgrade, and goes on charging subscription fees; but new products quite frankly … suck.  Microsoft's competitors are getting better, and while a strong balance sheet helps in bad times, it is not a competitive advantage against competitors that have even more cash.

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Companies

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Why I Like Microsoft’s Proposed Acquisition of Nokia’s Cell Phone Business / Companies / Microsoft

By: Profit_Confidential

George Leong writes: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) is finally doing something that I have been calling for over the past several years. With CEO Steve Ballmer set to leave the company (read “Why Microsoft May Finally be Set to Turn its Fortune Around”), the former Wall Street favorite is making plans to aggressively expand its presence in the growing mobility market. How? Through its proposed acquisition of the cell phone business Nokia Corporation (NYSE/NOK), a deal valued at up to $7.2 billion, in an effort to expand in a sector dominated by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

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Companies

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Microsoft: Look at This Chart Before You Decide to Invest / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: Judging from the 7.28% "Ballmer Bounce" that followed his announcement, the markets love the idea of long-suffering Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stepping down.

So do a lot of investors who believe now - finally - it's time to buy Microsoft.

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Companies

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Why Microsoft May Finally Be Set to Turn Its Fortune Around / Companies / Microsoft

By: Profit_Confidential

George Leong writes: Steve Ballmer’s run as the head of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) is winding down after his somewhat surprising decision to exit the company within a year.

Yet the move may make the difference between Microsoft being a mediocre technology company or a technology company blazing ahead of its competitors, right at the forefront of technological advances.

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Companies

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Why the Microsoft Reorganization Plan Won't Fix What's Wrong / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

David Zeiler writes: With a Microsoft reorganization plan expected to be announced on Thursday, investors at this point must be wondering: will it matter?

Shareholders of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) have only recently gotten a glimmer of hope. Microsoft stock had languished in the $25-$30 range for more than a decade until this year, which has seen MSFT pop about 30%.

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Companies

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Is Microsoft Stock Price About to Break Out of Its 10-Year Slumber? / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

David Mamos writes: Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is the world's largest software company. It's also the world's largest afterthought for most investors.

"It's an ancient relic," they say, "Apple and Google are the only games in town."

Or there is always this complaint: "Microsoft has no attractive products and there is no growth"...blah, blah, blah.

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Companies

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Microsoft Stock Investing for Growth and Income / Companies / Microsoft

By: Charles_Carnevale

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMicrosoft Has Been A Better Business Than It Has A Stock, But That Is About To Change

Currently Microsoft (MSFT) is attracting a lot of attention thanks to its launch of Windows 8 and many exciting new products based on this important upgrade. However, within all this attention there is a lot of negative bias applied to this blue-chip technology behemoth.  Consequently, the goal of this article is to provide the truth about Microsoft, the company and the stock. 

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Companies

Friday, November 16, 2012

Big Blast-Off for Microsoft Windows 8 / Companies / Microsoft

By: Doug_Horning

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleRecent days have seen a blizzard of Microsoft-related activity, as a host of new products has blanketed the marketplace.

First and foremost: the release of Windows 8, the most radical change in MS's flagship operating system in 17 years. The Redmond behemoth wants you to switch over, and fast. If you don't want to swap your old computer for one with the new OS pre-installed, the company has put an attractive $39.99 price out there for an in-place, downloadable upgrade (or $69.99 if you want a disc mailed).

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Companies

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Why Windows 8 Made Me Sell Microsoft Stock / Companies / Microsoft

By: Vitaliy_Katsenelson

I sang love serenades to Microsoft in the December issue, but a few weeks ago we sold our shares of Microsoft. Because we believe the stock is undervalued, that decision was not easy. What changed? A very important part of my thesis was the success of Windows 8, an operating system that Microsoft made for both PCs and tablets. When I saw Windows 8 demonstrated in early 2011, it looked like a very innovative, un-Microsoft-like product. Windows 8 was very important for Microsoft’s response to Apple’s iPad — a tablet that was deservingly stealing market share from low-end laptops. Windows 8 was supposed to take Microsoft to the next level, leapfrogging Apple and Google.

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Companies

Saturday, June 02, 2012

Is Microsoft About to Get Left in the Dust? / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMichael A. Robinson writes: Boy, Microsoft should have paid more attention to all those bright young hackers. A lot more.

Back in November 2010, when Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled its Kinect product to the public.

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Companies

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Microsoft Kinect is Virtual Goldmine / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMichael A. Robinson writes: Not long ago, the future of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was slipping through its grasp.

Then it introduced Kinect.

Today, the tech giant is using Kinect to win big on a breakthrough that will literally touch millions of lives.

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Companies

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Microsoft Strikes Back at Apple and Google With Windows 8 / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleDavid Zeiler writes: Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) has radically retooled its flagship product, Windows 8, to fight for a bigger piece of a mobile computing market currently dominated by its rivals.

Microsoft unveiled a beta version of Windows 8 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week.

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Companies

Friday, December 16, 2011

Microsoft Is Not as Boring as it Appears / Companies / Microsoft

By: Vitaliy_Katsenelson

I am bored and exhausted. I am on my third cup of coffee, but my lack of excitement has not changed, as I am about to explain why the sleepiest, most boring stock in the universe—Microsoft Corp.—offers a very compelling reward with very reasonable risk.

Microsoft was the bright light in the tech firmament in the 1980s and ’90s. Then it got too successful, overconfident, lazy and uncreative, and started making bad products and wasteful acquisitions. Worthy competition eventually emerged from the likes of Apple and Google, and Microsoft had to fight for its existence and relevance.

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Companies

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Microsoft Ready for a Rebound on Mobile Revolution? / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleDavid Zeiler writes: There are monopolies. And then there's Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT).

With its Windows operating system installed on virtually all of the world's PCs - the market share peaked at about 95% - Microsoft became synonymous with the personal computer revolution.

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Companies

Friday, April 15, 2011

Microsoft-Nokia Deal Doesn't Guarantee a Spike in Smartphone Market Share / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleDavid Zeiler writes: While two major research firms predict that the February deal struck between Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Nokia Corporation (NYSE ADR: NOK) will result in a huge jump in smartphone market share for Windows Phone, such gains won't come easily - if at all.

The two companies announced on Feb. 11 that they would jointly enter the mobile smartphone market - in what some might call a "shotgun marriage" - with Nokia making the hardware and Microsoft proving the operating system (OS).

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Companies

Monday, November 08, 2010

Microsoft Sitting on $44 Billion in Cash, Time for Investors to Buy? / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleJack Barnes writes: The last time I recommended Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), Bill Clinton was in the White House. But it's time to take another look at the "cash-flow-engine" that Bill Gates built - and to explain why Microsoft is a "Buy" in today's stock market.

Microsoft is one of the safest investments in the world, but the software giant's stock price has done essentially nothing for the last 10 years. But the company is still a monopoly, has no debt, and continues to generate a torrent of cash.

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Companies

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Will Give Microsoft a Boost / Companies / Microsoft

By: Money_Morning

Don Miller writes: Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled a lineup of smartphones that use its revamped Windows Phone 7 mobile-operating system in its boldest move yet to return to prominence in the mobile business.

The new operating system, which it spent two years developing, is the software giant's latest assault on the crowded smartphone market, where it has struggled to gain a foothold.

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Companies

Monday, October 11, 2010

Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 7 Operating System for Smart Phones / Companies / Microsoft

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Microsoft plays catch-up by rolling out its Windows Phone 7 operating system for smart phones that aims to retake market share lost to Apple, RIM, Nokia and Google.

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Companies

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Comparing DELL to MSFT When Added to Goldman Buy List / Companies / Microsoft

By: Mike_Paulenoff

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleFriday, Goldman Sachs raised Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) to its Conviction Buy List, which could have a meaningful impact on the technology sector, and possibly the overall market.

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Monday, April 28, 2008

Microsoft Emerging Market Growth Threatened by Rampant Software Piracy / Companies / Microsoft

By: Mike_Caggeso

Earlier this month, Microsoft Corp. ( MSFT ) announced its second "Fair Play Day" in 14 Latin American countries, where investigations led to the seizure of more than 160,000 counterfeit copies of Microsoft software. The contraband had an estimated street value of $18.2 million.

This is just the latest attempt by the software giant to try to stem the rising tide of counterfeit products that costs the company millions of dollars annually in some of its most promising markets.

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