Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Delivers With Dividend Hike and Important Change to Board of Directors

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has done rather well under the leadership changes that have been made by CEO Satya Nadella. The company confirmed on Tuesday that it was increasing its ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

As summer began to wind to a close, short selling perked up, at least among the most shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq. The stock at the top of that ...
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Winners and Losers If Trump Carries Out Threat to Cut Off Trade With China

President Donald Trump apparently did not get Teddy Roosevelt’s memo about speaking softly and carrying a big stick. Of all the threats that he has made since his tenure as ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to The Wall Street Journal, Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) will cut staff at its ABC television operation. Like most traditional media operations, its revenue is under pressure from ...
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Cisco, Goldman Sachs Prop Up DJIA on Wednesday

August 30, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday following a good report from ADP on new jobs and a stronger-than-expected second estimate of second-quarter GDP. Looking ahead, the primary economic data ...
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Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana Devices Will Soon Talk to Each Other

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Wednesday morning that, sometime later this year, users will be able to open Microsoft's Cortana voice control software from Echo ...
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Apple Shares Surge 47% in Past Year, Pulling Away From Other Tech Giants, as Market Cap Hits $825 Billion

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) market cap hit $825 billion last week, up 47% over the past year. The surge makes it nearly impossible that the market caps of other large ...
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10 Companies with the Biggest 2016 Share Buybacks

As the U.S. economy clawed its way back from the depths of the financial crisis, the stock market recovered too, only more quickly. Partly that was because of public companies' ...
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Is There a Buyer for Ford?

The recent report that a China-based buyer made an offer for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) got us thinking about whether there might be a buyer somewhere interested in ...
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Apple, Microsoft Lift DJIA Monday

August 14, 2017: Markets opened higher again Monday as last week's geopolitical cool down. There was no significant economic data released today. Only the energy sector is trading lower today ...
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Microsoft, Cisco Systems Buoy DJIA on Friday

August 11, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday and equities traded in the green for the entire day. Inflation remains low and traders may be thinking that the Fed may put ...
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Microsoft Loses Consumer Reports Recommendation on 4 Laptops

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) took a hit on Thursday after the consumer advocacy group Consumer Reports said that it would be pulling its recommendation for four Microsoft laptops. This opposition ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Perhaps it was the summer heat, but the moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between July 14 and July 31 suggest that short sellers still ...
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The 5 Candidates Most Likely to Replace IBM CEO Rometty

The turnaround at International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) led by "Ginni" Rometty, who took the job at the start of 2012, has faltered, flailed and failed. Earnings have dropped ...
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Can Amazon Break Facebook, Google Stranglehold on Advertising?

Now that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has laid waste to traditional brick-and-mortar retailing, leapt to the top of the heap in cloud-storage and invented a whole new sector of voice-controlled ...
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