It's a bad idea to break up Microsoft (MSFT), Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates tell investors, even...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

It's a bad idea to break up Microsoft (MSFT), Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates tell investors, even if shares are down 14% this year. "A breakup doesn’t make sense because the computer industry is consolidating," Ballmer says. “It creates economic dis-synergies.” Microsoft is -1.6% at $25.78.