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Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Is Up 5.31% Now, Is It True Winner on the Market?

On Monday Microsoft stock experienced a 5% market rise. The global computer software firm is well-placed to outlive the coronavirus storm better than many other stocks.Global computer software firm, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) stock has experienced a 5% market rise on Monday. Since sliding during the coronavirus sell-off, the firm’s stock did not plunge into the red in the first quarter. However, the firm’s stock trades 17% below it high on February 17.In the firm’s fiscal...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Shares Rise 6.87%, Microsoft Cloud Services See 775% Spike

Microsoft (MSFT) stock rose by over 6% to trade at $159.99 on March 30. The spike is attributed to a 775% rise in the Microsoft Cloud services usage, as more people stay at home amidst coronavirus outbreak.Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares experienced a sharp uptick of 6.87% in the late European trading hours, to clinch at $159.99. The spike in stock is being attributed to the rise in usage of its services as the coronavirus outbreak pushes people to stay at home and find...

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AAPL, MSFT Stocks Down 10%, Sell-Off Threatens Apple and Microsoft Trillion-Dollar Values

Apple and Microsoft have lost around $400 billion each during the latest market sell-off over the last month. Analysts weigh in suggesting Microsoft a better buy over Apple at this stage.There’s bloodbath on Wall Street this week with almost all indices crashing to the tune of 5% and above every single day. While the Dow Jones crashed 10% on Thursday, bluechip company stocks also came tumbling down. Tech giants like Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) have also...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Down 2.51%, Two Employees Infected with Coronavirus

While the coronavirus fears are spreading in the U.S., many tech giants are under their influence as well. MSFT stock lost over 2% yesterday and continues falling in the premarket.Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported that two of its employees in Washington state have been infected with the coronavirus.Meanwhile, Microsoft stock yesterday lost 2.51% and fell to the level of $166.27. The current market cap of the company is 1.26 trillion. In the premarket, MSFT continues falling while...

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Microsoft (MSFT), Square (SQ) and Other Stocks Shifted Big in After-Hours Trading News

Some companies had their stocks in the news recently as prices changed for different reasons. And one of them is the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.At pretty much any point in time, the movement of the individual stocks in the equities markets all over the world easily makes news. Analysts are always with their ears to the ground, trying to figure out why certain stocks are performing the way they are. If they soar, most times, it’s a direct effect of certain market factors or decisions the...

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Davis Selected Advisors Prefers Intel (INTC) Stock to Microsoft (MSFT)

As part of its portfolio reshuffling strategy for 2020, investment giant David Selected Advisors decided to dilute its stake in Microsoft (MSFT) while simultaneously seeing a strong potential and increasing its stake in the Intel (INTC) stock.Since the beginning of 2020, the markets have been soaring massively making fresh highs every week. Earlier this week on Wednesday, both S&P 500 and Nasdaq made their record highs. While the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) continued to soar a...

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Bill Gates Overtakes Jeff Bezos to Become the World’s Richest Person as Amazon Stock Slides

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has taken over Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world’s wealthiest person. The Bloomberg billionaires index, which tracks the net worth of the world’s wealthiest, has indicated that Gates has overtaken Bezos based on an over 40% increase in his 1% stake in technology giant Microsoft and his investments in his family office Cascade. For the first time in two years, Gates has taken over the top spot after reports emerged that the United States Department of...

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Amazon Files to Challenge DoD’s Choice of Microsoft for JEDI Contract Suggesting ‘Political Influence’

Late last month, the United States Department of Defense announced that the much-discussed Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract, had been finally awarded to Microsoft. After the announcement, many including Amazon itself seemed sincerely surprised that the contract didn’t go to Amazon. Now, Amazon has decided to officially challenge the contract award.According to a Federal Times report, Amazon Web Services (AWS) officially filed with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims...

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Microsoft Wins the Pentagon $10 billion JEDI Contract in Battle with Amazon

Recently, on Friday, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) made it clear that they had chosen Microsoft over Amazon in their $10 billion cloud computing contract, also known as JEDI. With this contract, the Department of Defense will move its database to the cloud. However, this has left Amazon Web Services wondering as they were considered as leaders in the field, and the most likely winner of this contract.“We’re surprised about this conclusion. AWS is the clear leader in cloud computing,...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Posts Strong Earnings Growth While Azure Growth Rate Falls

Tech-giant Microsoft released its earnings report from their first quarter on Wednesday but MSFT stock hasn’t shown any bigger movements. At the time of writing, however, the stock in premarket went up by 0.64% to $137.24.The results were better-than-expected meaning earnings came to $1.38 per share, excluding certain items. Analysts expected $1.25 per share. Revenue was $33.06 billion that was slightly more than analysts’ expectations of $32.23.Revenue grew 14% in the first quarter of...

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