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MSFT - Microsoft Corporation
$227.55
1.60(0.71%)8:26:27 PM 1/25/2021
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers. Microsoft ranked No. 21 in the 2020 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue; it was the world's largest software maker by revenue as of 2016 and is considered one of the domestic Big Five technology companies. Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800. It rose to dominate the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by Microsoft Windows. The company's 1986 initial public offering , and subsequent rise in its share price, created three billionaires and an estimated 12,000 millionaires among Microsoft employees. Since the 1990s, it has increasingly diversified from the operating system market and has made a number of corporate acquisitions, their largest being the acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in December 2016, followed by their acquisition of Skype Technologies for $8.5 billion in May 2011.
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    Microsoft (MSFT) Raises Price of Xbox Live Gold Subscription

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    01/22/2021MSFT
    Tech Bulls Look to Upcoming Earnings to Remedy ‘FANG Fatigue’

    (Bloomberg) -- After lagging behind the broader market for months, the world’s largest technology stocks suddenly perked up this week ahead of earnings. All it took was a reminder from Netflix Inc. that there’s still plenty of opportunity for growth.The five biggest technology companies posted their best week in nearly three months in a rally sparked on Tuesday by Netflix, which added two million more subscribers than Wall Street was expecting. The megacap gains were led by Alphabet Inc., Apple ...

    01/22/2021MSFT
    Microsoft Boosts Price of Xbox Live Gold, Sparking Gamer Outrage

    (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. is raising the price for subscriptions to Xbox Live Gold, its paid online gaming platform, doubling the cost for an annual pass and prompting swift outrage from users.The price bump brings the cost of a six-month subscription to $60. Last year, Microsoft removed the option for a full-year subscription at that price from the online store. The cost for a monthly subscription also increased, jumping 10% to $11.The move pushes the price of Xbox Live Gold closer to Xbox...

    01/22/2021MSFT
    Expert on earnings season: 'Expensive stocks can get a lot more expensive'

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    01/22/2021MSFT
    Xbox Live Gold is getting a big price hike

    In what feels like an attempt at kicking some bad news under the rug on a Friday, Microsoft announced this morning that the price of Xbox Live Gold is going up. The six-month plan is going from $40 to $60 — but only for new customers, says Microsoft. The good news: the price hike on the six-month plan only impacts new customers.

    01/22/2021MSFT
    Tech shares could retake market reins as earnings heat up

    A bevy of major U.S. earnings reports next week led by Apple, Microsoft and Facebook could help technology and growth stocks reassert their dominance after a recent run by banks, energy and other potential beneficiaries of an economic reopening. That shift has stalled in recent days as investors weighed lackluster outlooks from big banks and a blockbuster quarterly report from Netflix that lifted its shares by 17%. Next week's crop of fourth-quarter results - with about a quarter of the S&P 50...

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    Dow Slides As Pelosi Gets Set To Trigger Trump Impeachment; Microsoft Passes Buy Point

    The Dow Jones tumbled as it was confirmed Nancy Pelosi will move ahead with the impeachment of former President Donald Trump. Microsoft stock rose.

    01/22/2021MSFT
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    01/22/2021MSFT
    Why Microsoft and 5 Other Software Stocks Could Still Be Buys

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