Posts Tagged ‘MSFT’


Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) shares are down about 2 percent to $11.50, with the stock nearly trading its average daily volume by 1:45 p.m. Eastern. The stock may be reacting to comments by Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) CEO Howard Stringer that he has no intention of cutting the price of the PlayStation 3 gaming [...]

Microsoft rises in premarket, with help from Goldman

Microsoft (Nasdaq – MSFT) is up about 2% in the premarket. Media including Reuters reports that the stock’s price target was raised to $29 from $25 at Goldman  Sachs, and it was added to the Americas Conviction Buy list.  

Price/Volume Spike Alert: Microsoft (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is trading up almost 2% in the earlybird pre-market hours before the NASDAQ starts updating quotes.  We have the market at $23.97 X $24.00 on over 126,000 shares as of 7:40 AM EST.  The news is that is one of the top pre-market analyst upgrades and downgrades after Goldman Sachs added [...]

Volume Spike: Microsoft Goes FUBAR (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is dropping the ball in a weird way.  The company decided to issue earnings pre-market rather than late after the close of trading.  It isn’t pretty.  The full news summary is here, but it missed earnings, predicted a decline in revenues, cut cap-ex, and slashed 5,000 jobs.  And to top it [...]

Microsoft Speculative Options Volume Picking Up (MSFT)

We have started to notice some of this last week, and today we are seeing continued speculative stock options interest in Micrisoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).  Microsoft is generally among the most actively traded stocks on NASDAQ, but because of its low valatility and longer term narrow trading band it is not usually in the most [...]


Ok, you have to to be getting just as miserably sick and tired of Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) as we are.  Yahoo! shares are on the run in pre-market trading on word that Microsoft (reported by WSJ) has spoken with News Corp. (NYSE: NWS) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and others [...]

Options Spike in Microsoft (MSFT, YHOO, GOOG)

It is rather no large surprise that we are seeing a huge volume spike in the shares of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) today.  Now that the company has walked away from Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and declared its merger interest as dead it is getting relief buyers back in.  At 2:15 PM EST we have [...]