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Microsoft (MSFT) +1.6% after David Faber reports ValueAct Capital has taken a $2B stake (0.8%)...

Microsoft (MSFT) +1.6% after David Faber reports ValueAct Capital has taken a $2B stake (0.8%) in the company. Shares are now up 5% since Mister Softee delivered mixed FQ3 results Thursday afternoon.
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  • Dmarque
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    Does anyone else hate the cute Mister Softee moniker? Getting pretty old and predictable Faber.
    22 Apr 2013, 10:42 AM Reply Like
  • kingcozzi
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    Wow a .8% stake, oh golly gee wiz, I bet Ballmer is shaking in his boots.
    22 Apr 2013, 10:59 AM Reply Like
  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Jeff Ubben from ValueAct speaking at 11:50 AM. It will be interesting to hear his case. He has a terrific record and excellent sense about value and catalysts to unlock that value.
    22 Apr 2013, 10:59 AM Reply Like
  • Whitehawk
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    Will he/ValueAct and the board show Steve Ballmer the door?
    22 Apr 2013, 12:32 PM Reply Like
  • quinnman
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    He obviously doesn't use Windows 8
    22 Apr 2013, 03:09 PM Reply Like
  • Dave Dunbar
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    Amazing. The I-Hate-All-Things-Micr... crowd has so permeated our culture, that even good news is treated with a sneer. I remember when the Star Trek series slammed Microsoft by creating The Borg. The Inside joke was that the Borg was supposed to represent Bill's Org, who was assimilating (supposedly) other people's ideas and adding them to Windows. Bill Gates pretty much had to quit Microsoft and be a philanthropist because everyone hated him so much.
    22 Apr 2013, 11:05 AM Reply Like
  • wiesje
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    the non-believers will be pilling in above 35 $
    22 Apr 2013, 11:14 AM Reply Like
  • 1mp1r3t4
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    The more, the merrier. Let that Microsoft stock price rise! It'll be pleasant to spend the cash in the future. When one hedge fund buys and makes it public, the rest follow. They're like the seals in San Francisco's wharf, they follow the crowd. Ka-ching!
    22 Apr 2013, 11:42 AM Reply Like
  • jetzoom
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    Was watching Fast Money the other day and one of the talking heads said his (her) biggest sell was MSFT...
    22 Apr 2013, 04:40 PM Reply Like
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