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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

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  • Nov. 12, 2009, 10:32 AM
    Dow leaders after one hour: HD +1.2%. PFE +0.9%. WMT +0.8%. MSFT +0.8%.
    Laggards: CSCO -1.7%. TRV -0.9%. CAT -0.9%. MCD -0.6%.
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  • Nov. 12, 2009, 9:26 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) boots as many as 1M players from its Xbox Live gaming service on suspicions they modified their consoles to play illegally downloaded games. The move comes amid this week's release of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (ATVI), the most highly-anticipated Xbox game of the year. It's not clear how Microsoft detected the Xbox rigging.
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  • Nov. 11, 2009, 1:24 PM
    Experian Hitwise says Bing's (MSFT) search market share increased 7% in October, at the expense of rivals Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO), whose market shares fell 1% each. Google's share now stands at 70.6%, to Yahoo's 16.1%, Bing's 9.6% and Ask.com's 2.6%.
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  • Nov. 10, 2009, 7:58 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) chief Carol Bartz says the company is done with cost-cutting, and is now looking to hire. Bartz told CNBC Q4 is indicating growth, and added she expects regulatory approval for the search-ad deal with Microsoft (MSFT) in Q1.
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  • Nov. 5, 2009, 10:30 AM
    All 30 Dow components are in positive territory. Leaders: DD +2.6%. DIS +2.6%. AA +2.2%. MSFT +2%. CAT +1.9%. HD +1.9%. CSCO +1.9%. AXP +1.8%. UTX +1.8%.
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  • Nov. 5, 2009, 10:12 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer says he's interested in expanding the search engine partnership with Yahoo (YHOO) outside the U.S., if the combo gets regulatory approval.
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  • Nov. 4, 2009, 2:07 PM
    An unexpected layoff from Microsoft (MSFT +2.4%) of 800 workers, after the company had reached a target of 5,000 layoffs, as it faces lingering slow growth from the recession (and has yet to reap rewards from releasing its new version of Windows).
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  • Nov. 4, 2009, 1:09 PM
    Dow leaders: MRK +6%. DIS +2.8%. MCD +2.5%. MSFT +2.4%. BA +2.2%.
    Dow laggards: KFT -2.7%. AA -0.3%. DD -0.1%.
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  • Nov. 3, 2009, 10:30 AM
    Dow leaders after one hour: DD +0.7%. CAT +0.6%.
    Laggards: INTC -3.4%. HD -2.1%. MRK -2%. AA -1.3%. MSFT -1.3%. HPQ -1.3%. VZ -1.1%. PFE -1.1%. BAC -1%.
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  • Nov. 1, 2009, 5:08 PM
    Nearly two-thirds of U.S. money managers are bullish on stocks through the middle of next year, Barron's fall survey finds. Money managers expect three sectors to outperform: tech energy and health care. They're bearish on financials and consumer cyclicals, and netural on oil. Top stock pick: Microsoft (MSFT).
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  • Oct. 28, 2009, 5:47 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO) says that it has agreed with Microsoft (MSFT) to extend negotiation time on their search and advertising deal, which was to be executed by yesterday. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz: "We still have some things we want to nail down ... There's no 'out' here, the letter agreement is binding."
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  • Oct. 27, 2009, 5:00 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO), not wanting to be left out of the real-time search parade (Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG) deals), will soon launch their effort - but reportedly not through Twitter and Facebook pacts, but through partnering with OneRiot.
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  • Oct. 26, 2009, 1:34 PM
    Dow leaders: MSFT +2.5%. AXP +2.1%. TRV +0.2%. KO +0.1%.
    Dow laggards: BAC -3.7%. BA -3.5%. AA -3.4%. JPM -2.5%. DD -1.9%.
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  • Oct. 26, 2009, 10:40 AM
    Dow leaders early on: MSFT +3%. AXP +2.8%. CVX +1.9%. CAT +1.9%. XOM +1.6%. DD +1.3%. PFE +1.4%. MRK +1.3%. KO +1.3%. IBM +1.3%.
    Laggards: BAC -3.8%. JPM -1.6%.
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  • Oct. 23, 2009, 7:14 PM
    Carl Icahn resigns from Yahoo's (YHOO) board, saying there's "not a need at this time for an activist investor" and praising CEO Carol Bartz and the Microsoft (MSFT) deal. He says he's plenty busy these days. YHOO -1.9% AH. (previously: I, II)
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  • Oct. 23, 2009, 2:08 PM
    Dow leaders: MSFT +5.1%.
    Dow laggards: AXP -4.5%. DD -3%. BA -2.6%. DIS -2.5%. AA -2.4%.
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Company Description
Microsoft Corp is engaged in designing, manufacturing, selling devices, and online advertising to a global customer audience. Its products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices.
Sector: Technology
Country: United States