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Speculator’s Corner: Microsoft’s (MSFT) Big Hardware Gamble

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Speculator’s Corner:  Microsoft’s (MSFT) Big Hardware Gamble

The big news in the corporate world last week was Microsoft‘s (MSFT) purchase of Nokia‘s (NOK) phone business.  This game changing deal has certainly gotten a lot of press.  So now, it’s time for my take on the year’s most important acquisition. To be more specific, I’m going to defend MSFT. You see, most of […]

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Is Microsoft A Smart Bet For A Short-Term Trade?

| October 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

The race for market share in smartphone operating system software is about to take an interesting turn. Symbian, which is heavily backed by Nokia (NOK), is the global leader with more than 40%.  And Research In Motion (RIMM) with its popular Blackberry is second at 17.5%. But both of them are under heavy pressure from […]

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Microsoft’s Bid For Yahoo

| February 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

The snow was falling hard on the mountains. From the lodge, our view of the peak at 13,000 feet had disappeared. The best snowfall in 30 years is what the locals were telling us – and more was on the way. Howard and I stood by the crackling fireplace drinking beers and talking about the […]

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