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Stock Market Today: July 20, 2017

07/20/2017 The U.S. stock market delivered a somewhat directionless, and ultimately mixed, performance today. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 29 points; the S&P 500 Index was off nominally; and the NASDAQ was higher by five points. Market breadth showed a divided session, with advancers just about even with decliners on the NYSE. Leadership was found in the healthcare and telecommunications names, which offset weakness in the industrials and basic materials issues.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Microsoft Third Quarter Fiscal 2017

04/28/2017 Software giant Microsoft posts better-than-expected earnings, fueled by strong demand for Office 365 and Cloud Computing services.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Microsoft Second Quarter Fiscal 2017

01/27/2017 Software giant Microsoft released solid December-period results.Investors cheered the latest report, sending MSFT shares higher.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Microsoft First Quarter Fiscal 2017

10/21/2016 Software giant Microsoft released solid September-period results. Investors received the latest report warmly, sending MSFT shares notably higher.
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Stock Market Today: July 20, 2016

07/20/2016 The major U.S. stock market indexes moved comfortably higher today, and in fact reached intraday records (in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500) on better-than-expected corporate earnings – with exceptional strength in technology and financial services. The past several weeks have seen financial markets surge past losses that mounted following the U.K.’s historic decision to leave the European Union.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Microsoft Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016

07/20/2016 Software giant Microsoft has released June-period results. The performance was strong and Wall Street liked what they saw, sending MSFT shares notably higher.
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Stock Market Today: June 14, 2016

06/14/2016 The U.S. stock market headed lower earlier this morning, but managed to pare its losses later in the afternoon. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 58 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off four points; and the NASDAQ was lower by just five points.
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Using the Value Line Report: Microsoft: Waking the Sleeping Giant

05/27/2016 Though a company like Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) should have no need for introduction at this stage in its lifespan, arguably one of the most pivotal and revolutionary technology companies in contemporary history, the world’s largest independent software maker does not appear to get the critical acclaim and the headlines that it did say 15 years ago. However, the recent stock price performance has not been particularly newsworthy over the past several quarters. Many investors may wonder what has been holding MSFT shares back.
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Stock Market Today: April 22, 2016

04/22/2016 The major U.S stock market indexes performed unevenly today, although the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average did manage to eke out gains for the week. Today’s performance stemmed from mixed corporate earnings and lackluster economic data, set against a bounce in the oil sector. Year to date, two of the three major indexes are in the green, with the NASDAQ remaining modestly negative.
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