Members of Congress are personally investing tens of millions of dollars in the tech sector, with Microsoft and Apple leading the way, according to an analysis by Maplight, the California nonprofit that tracks money and politics. The …
With trading closed for the day on Wall Street, shares of Microsoft buoyed by today's launch of Halo 3 were up to $29.56, a 1.651% increase over yesterday's closing price. The increase doesn't quite match the grav lift of greenbacks …
Battle-weary Tosh, WDC mull peace treaty to end war over flash chip fab Pre-packaged software giant Microsoft saw its stock rating lowered to neutral by Goldman Sachs today, in response to the company’s sluggish entry into the tablet …
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen recently sold 10 million Microsoft shares for about $986 million, according to a report by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Allen sold the shares in three deals between Feb. 14 and Feb. 18. …
Wall Street expected Microsoft to post a slight gain in earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter, but that’s hardly what it delivered. Posting financials Thursday afternoon, Microsoft reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of 59 cents a share …
When insiders sell, most market watchers take it as a sign that the wheels are coming off. What to make, then, of Microsoft SVP Bob Muglia's latest stock move? Muglia, a stalwart cheerleader for Microsoft's Windows Vista, owns …
Microsoft Corp. will start giving shares of stock to employees instead of granting stock options and will record the expenses on its books. In a move that Microsoft Corp. says will help it continue to attract and retain key staff, the …
After a Jefferies Group analyst cut Microsoft's 2009 revenue forecasts, Microsoft's stock fell to its lowest levels since 1998. The projections were reduced due to "downward pressure on PC unit sales," not Vista or lawsuits. And indeed, …
Microsoft Corp. is trying to lift its stock price by boosting its dividend 25 percent, the largest increase since the world’s largest software maker started the quarterly payments seven years ago. The change announced Tuesday will boost …