Today's Video Update: Steve Ballmer calls it quits

Hello traders everywhere! Adam Hewison here, President of and Co-creator of MarketClub, with your mid-day market update for Friday, the 23rd of August.

The big news today of course is the announcement from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO, Steve Ballmer, that he's going to retire within the next 12 months. The news was enough to send the stock of Microsoft up over 7%, which is good news for shareholders.

In my opinion, one of the major reasons why the stock of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been unable to get going over the last decade is its failure to execute on any of the new technologies. Whether its online, mobile, phones, tablets or Windows 8, all of these efforts proved to be disappointments to investors and the market in general. Continue reading "Today's Video Update: Steve Ballmer calls it quits"

Poll: Would you buy or sell Microsoft today?

This morning Steve Ballmer announced his retirement as CEO of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) within 12 months. Mr. Ballmer owns about 4% of Microsoft and has been with the company for the past 33 years, but for the past 10 years, has missed many of the latest moves in technology.

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