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  • Seppo Sahrakorpi
    This is excellent, $NOK 's sugar daddy $MSFT is taking a massive beating but $NOK stays intact.
    7/19/13
    Reply (15)
    • Seppo Sahrakorpi: I would have assumed people also selling $NOK if/while they downgrade $MSFT. Clearly this is not happening, the upside pressure is
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    • Seppo Sahrakorpi: keeping $NOK stable. Or...options trader's are pinning the stock to $4 today, as I have learned thanks to SA commenters... :)
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    • Seppo Sahrakorpi: I tell you, people are digesting the Q2 report and many more are starting to see the light...
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    • colorado.: I'm amazed by the amount of money $MSFT is pouring into bing maps - maps that run on HERE!
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    • Leont68: yes for some reason at options expiration the share price gravitates to the nearest strike price.
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    • heatnup: Microsoft Money into HERE, just another reason to acquire it..............
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    • colorado.: @heatnup I'm sure $MSFT would love to acquire $NOK but the BOD, shareholders nor the Finnish government would not allow it imo.
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    • colorado.: Nokia is to the Finns as Smith and Wesson is to the USA. Many citizens might criticize the contemporary company but will never let go...
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    • colorado.: ...of such an important part of their heritage/history/legacy.
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    • heatnup: Maybe true, but those seem like small obstacles in the world of M&A, MSFT has a strong presence in Europe, maybe not beloved, but Strong
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    • heatnup: @Colorado I would only mention Anheuser Busch in the us as a comparison, say no more.
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    • colorado.: @heatnup I appreciate their clydesdales and nothing else. I prefer beer/foam at room temperature. And if one wants to experience...
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    • colorado.: ...rocky mountain water at its best then they'd tour the Coors plant in Golden for a light and wet pilsner.
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    • heatnup: Not sure of the point, but you mention Coors as well, Both Coors and Busch, as USA as George Washington, both sold to non US companies
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    • colorado.: Upstream feeder vs bottom stream feeder. Along continental divides of water flow/rights/etc.
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