Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) is a technology company that has been around since 1986 and was founded by Bill Gates. With a market cap of close to $300 billion, Microsoft is one of the largest companies in the world. The maker of the widely popular “Windows” operating system has run into difficulties due to competition, but its expansion into smartphones, tablets, and the “Xbox” gaming and entertainment system is driving renewed interest in Microsoft.


Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has already become a staple in many people’s lives, but investors of MSFT stock are not looking for past glory or current success; they want growth. Luckily, Microsoft does have something up its sleeve. MSFT Stock: Cloud…

When it comes to tech stocks, four-decade-old Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. However, that didn’t prevent MSFT stock from returning a solid 19.4% to investors in 2015. As the New Year begins, Microsoft’s stock price…

Despite Microsoft Corporation’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) success in desktop operating systems (OS), the same cannot be said for its smartphone business. With just three percent of the market share globally, the “Windows” OS for smartphones is losing big-time to Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL)…

Could This Be a Boost for MSFT Stock? Microsoft Corporation’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock price has climbed a decent 15.6% since the beginning of this year. With continuing adoption of Microsoft’s “Windows 10,” the dividend-paying company could become even more popular with…

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) reported its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 on Tuesday July 21st, reflecting its focus on cloud computing and enterprise growth alongside the painful unwinding of its Nokia deal. Shares of Microsoft dropped over four percent at…

The NASDAQ opened slightly higher on Monday July 20th, as Greece reopened its banks and started the process of paying off billions of euros owed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). European equities soared to six-week highs on Monday as…

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) announced that its new operating system, “Windows 10,” will be released on July 29 of this year. (Source: Windows, June 1, 2015.) For users currently running “Windows 7” and “Windows 8.1,” the upgrade to Windows 10 will…

One company that is consistently seeing its earnings estimates tick higher is Microsoft Corporation (MSFT). The stock has basically doubled since the stock market breakout at the beginning of 2013, and the company has been increasing its dividends significantly. Microsoft’s…

The financial media and analysts are talking endlessly about the state and fragility of the stock market and whether a bottom may be near. I discussed the vulnerability to the downside in my last article. If you missed it, you…

No doubt, trading volume for a lot of stocks has been on the decline, and while this is traditionally a sign of a market that’s topping out, this potential outcome would be well-deserved and no surprise. It’s the lull between…

The business climate appears to be changing at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT), as the company attempts to evolve from its roots as a maker of operating systems for personal computers (PCs) to a more dynamic business focused on the surging mobile…

Earnings estimates for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) are going up and the stock, which recently accelerated, finally looks like it has broken out of a 13-year consolidation. Microsoft has been an income play for quite a while. Currently yielding three percent,…

As I have recently discussed in this column, I am positive on the technology sector, yet there is also some obvious froth in these stocks, namely in the social media space. My freshman son in high school is currently producing…