Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)

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NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 212.83
Open 216.33
Day Low/High 211.47 / 216.38
52 Wk Low/High 130.78 / 214.67
Volume 20.72M
Avg Volume 36.15M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 7.58B
Market Cap 1579.25B
EPS 5.10
P/E Ratio 34.71
Div & Yield 2.04 (0.94%)
Apple's Reported Work On Its Own Mac Processors Could Pay Off in Multiple Ways

Apple's Reported Work On Its Own Mac Processors Could Pay Off in Multiple Ways

Among other things, Apple's use of its own processors within future Macs could yield cost savings and boost MacBook battery lives.

Dell, Cisco and Others Offer Financing as Hardware and Software Deals Slump

Dell, Cisco and Others Offer Financing as Hardware and Software Deals Slump

IT giants are leaning on their balance sheets to convince reluctant customers to make new purchases.

Mea Culpa

Real bad short cover in last week!

Jim Cramer: 10 Stocks That Millennials Should Own

Jim Cramer: 10 Stocks That Millennials Should Own

A look at some names that Robinhood brokerage CEO Tenev tells us young people are buying.

One Trade Investors Should Make Monday

One Trade Investors Should Make Monday

It's possible you could wake up to M&A news one day and owning this stock will no longer be an option.

The ETF-ization of U.S. Markets, and My Macro View of Oil

The ETF-ization of U.S. Markets, and My Macro View of Oil

The vast majority of the universe of ETFs are vulnerable to market dislocations.

This Market Has Been Rangebound on Derivatives Exposure

This Market Has Been Rangebound on Derivatives Exposure

Friday is the April expiration for S&P 500 index options -- and that can explain more or less why the market has been so tightly pinned.

My New Multi-Group Portfolio Strategy for Trading the Pandemic

My New Multi-Group Portfolio Strategy for Trading the Pandemic

How has my book evolved since the Fed and Treasury rode into town? Here's how.

I Covered My High Beta Short Basket Just Now

Two days ago as the market roared higher I shorted a basket of speculative and high beta names (as well as taking short trading rentals in and ): Apr 14, 2020 ' 11:01 AM EDT DOUG KASS Fading the Move Into Growth * Shorting selected growth names now ...

Covered 2 Shorts

I have covered my and shorts in pre-market for small losses. I want to get longer and I will revisit the names later when I feel the time is right.

The Long and Short of It... Or, Rather, the Small to Medium of It...

"Just one more thing." - Lt. Columbo I almost forgot. With today's small long adds and the elimination of my SPY put position, I end the day between small-to-medium sized in net long exposure. (Closer to small than medium as I shorted a bunch of hig...

My Tactical Strategy

* Moved to net short this week Yesterday I added a number of trading short rentals (e.g., and ) and peeled off some Alphabet and Amazon  , after taking on a large put position late last week. I start the day net short, but with S&P futures -61 handl...

Divining Earnings, Stunning Rebound, Trading Amazon

Divining Earnings, Stunning Rebound, Trading Amazon

Are the markets ready for a pause in this dramatic rebound? We are several weeks behind Europe in battling this pandemic and U.S. numbers are far worse. Time will tell.

TSMC, Cadence and Others Benefit as Chip Design Activity Surges

TSMC, Cadence and Others Benefit as Chip Design Activity Surges

With each passing year, the amount of silicon being designed by hardware makers and cloud giants keeps growing.

We're Not Putting Stock in the Economy ... We're Putting It in the Fed

We're Not Putting Stock in the Economy ... We're Putting It in the Fed

The market has turned a blind eye to the economic challenges that lie ahead as the focus is on the government's massive creation of liquidity.

Fading the Move Into Growth

* Shorting selected growth names now With the S&P Index +63 handles and the Nasdaq +245 points, I have shorted at $170.84 and several other more speculative growthy names in the continued move from value to growth. (I already have good exposure in w...

PC Demand Isn't Quite as Bad as the Latest Shipment Estimates Would Suggest

PC Demand Isn't Quite as Bad as the Latest Shipment Estimates Would Suggest

China's COVID-19 outbreak weighed on both PC production and demand in Q1. But sales got a boost late in the quarter.

Market Fear Subsides as Virus News Improves

Market Fear Subsides as Virus News Improves

Some of the biggest and best gains have come after the silver lining came out from the dark clouds. This time should be no different.

Surreal Markets Demand Surreal Investing Tactics

Surreal Markets Demand Surreal Investing Tactics

It's time to put on your thinking cap and reject the group think investment strategies that have dominated the market for the past three years.

The Death of Capitalism

The Death of Capitalism

The seeds of this government takeover of markets were planted more than a decade ago.

4 Shaky Pillars of Market Support, Data in Control and Long-Weekend Trading

4 Shaky Pillars of Market Support, Data in Control and Long-Weekend Trading

These charts show activity is market positive for tech. Here is how I'm playing it.

Market Review, Adapting to Change, Notes on 4 Stocks, Trading Gilead Sciences

Market Review, Adapting to Change, Notes on 4 Stocks, Trading Gilead Sciences

Over the past month, 3 sectors have revealed themselves as market leaders: Technology, Healthcare and Consumer Staples.

5 Types of Companies Getting a Boost from Higher Gaming Activity

5 Types of Companies Getting a Boost from Higher Gaming Activity

Everyone from game publishers to chip developers to game-streaming websites appears to be getting a lift.

Jim Cramer: What Stands Out Now? There's an Appetite for Risky Debt

Jim Cramer: What Stands Out Now? There's an Appetite for Risky Debt

It could make the difference if the debt and equity markets remained thawed after a brief period of freezing.

The Coronavirus May Spur More Business Changes

The Coronavirus May Spur More Business Changes

Companies who have the ability to make changes for the future will find themselves ahead of the game and in a great position to thrive.

Jim Cramer: Food Companies Are the Winners in This New Stay-at-Home Movement

Jim Cramer: Food Companies Are the Winners in This New Stay-at-Home Movement

I think their sales are sustainable in part because we are scared to go to the supermarket but we know we have to because we can't go out much.

Some Optimism, Watching Oil, Trading Hain, Updating 4 Stocks: Market Recon

Some Optimism, Watching Oil, Trading Hain, Updating 4 Stocks: Market Recon

The presidential task force wasn't going to address the media Sunday. Then, they did. Actual news? Futures markets opened ahead of that, in the green, and went higher. That's interesting.

Restless Rally, Fiscal Stimulus and Trading Strategies

Restless Rally, Fiscal Stimulus and Trading Strategies

This precarious rally came on the back of oil production cut talks, but the equity markets remain in a downtrend.

Think Zoom Video Has Become Overvalued? Me Too

Think Zoom Video Has Become Overvalued? Me Too

This is a little bit of a 'look what we are all using,' without much of a 'what's their business model?'

Jim Cramer: Here Are Some Covid-19 Changes We Can Already Invest in

Jim Cramer: Here Are Some Covid-19 Changes We Can Already Invest in

Amid this crisis, we've changed our lifestyles and habits in ways likely to stay, even after the smoke clears.