Microsoft's Optimistic View

January 2008
Red Herring;1/25/2008, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Microsoft Corp. to increase its earnings outlook for 2008. The company also reported a 79% increase in its profit for the second quarter of 2008. Such results, according to industry analysts, serve as a good indication for technology firms. The company's stocks reported a 4.5% in the after-hours trade and a 4% increase in regular trade. Microsoft also reported a total net profit of $4.7 billion for the second quarter.


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