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July 24 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know
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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.
Microsoft's revenue star is in the cloud
Yesterday Microsoft released their quarterly financial statement and while the numbers weren't all that great in some segments their cloud offerings are going strong.
Black Hat Nixes Tor Talk; Microsoft Earnings; Big iPhone Orders
From Black Hat's canceled Tor presentation to Microsoft's solid quarter earnings, here's what you missed on Tuesday.
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
Google Spent $5 Million In Three ...
The Mountain View, Ca. company recently opened a Washington headquarters just steps from the Capitol.
Here's What The Buy Side Expects From Microsoft On Tuesday
Contributing analysts on the Estimize.com platform expect Microsoft to beat the Wall Street consensus by 5c per share and come in $176M under the Street's revenue consensus.
Nokia Lumia 930: About that free UK wireless bundle offer...
Nokia Lumia 930 , went on sale in the UK last week, and many were delighted by the promise of a free wireless bundle worth 130 - including a portable wireless charging pad, portable wireless speaker, and a 20 app voucher for the Windows Phone Store.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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 .
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.
Innovation challenges for IT firms
TOUGH TASK: Satya Nadella, the newly appointed CEO of Microsoft, has decided to phase out the Nokia X series phones to promote their indigenous Windows 8 platform resulting in massive lay-offs of several thousand employees As established technology companies become old and gear for a generational leadership change, the interesting phenomenon ... (more)
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
Do Massive Layoffs Really Benefit Companies?
Microsoft's recent announcement that it will cut 18,000 jobs was much higher than anyone expected.
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.