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Licensing agreements gave Microsoft (MSFT) "free reign" to oversee the data processing activities of 45K EU officials, according to a probe by the European Data Protection Supervisor.Staff and agencies using Microsoft products "had insufficient clarity as to the nature, scope and purposes of the processing and the risks to data subjects to...
I believe that when buying stocks of a company it is always important to understand what is the driver of its capitalization growth. Otherwise, it is impossible to determine when these shares should be sold. Earlier, I evaluated Microsoft (MSFT) in terms of its multiples and the growth rate of...
(Bloomberg) -- Here’s a list of companies that are planning to halt spending on social media. Some have joined a boycott of Facebook Inc. after critics accused the social network of inadequately policing hateful and misleading content on its platform:Harley Davidson Inc. -- The motorcycle maker said in an email it was pausing Facebook ads in July “to stand in support of efforts to stop the spread of hateful content.” Pernod Ricard SA -- The French distiller of Jameson whiskey and Absolut vodka, which spends more than 1.5 billion euros ($1.69 billion) on advertising annually, is boycotting Facebook and some other U.S. sites through July 31 and working with partners on an app to help victims of online abuse.Daimler AG -- The Mercedes-Benz maker is pausing its paid advertising on Facebook ...
Wall Street closed higher and the Nasdaq reached an all-time closing high on Thursday as investors headed into their long holiday weekend buoyed by a record surge in payrolls, which provided assurance that the U.S. economic recovery was well under way. All three major U.S. stock averages advanced, with the benchmark S&P 500 posting its fourth straight daily gain. Massive stimulus and hopes for a speedy economic rebound have returned the S&P 500 and the Dow to 7.6% and 12.6% below their record highs reached in February.
Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) increased another 11.1% in June, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. With investments in personal computers, cloud, and video games, Microsoft continued to excel even while people were sheltering at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Microsoft has been so successful that it's closing physical retail locations for good.
Wall Street advanced on Thursday as investors headed into their long holiday weekend buoyed by a record payrolls jump, which provided assurance that the U.S. economic recovery was well under way. All three major U.S. stock averages were more than 1% higher, with the S&P 500 set to post its fourth straight daily advance and the Nasdaq on course to reach a second straight all-time closing high. Massive stimulus and hopes for a speedy economic rebound have returned the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to about 7% and 12% below their record highs reached in February.
Stocks moved off session highs but held solid gains Thursday afternoon as the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 300 points.
Wall Street rose on Thursday, with the Nasdaq hitting an all-time high, after a record-setting increase in monthly U.S. jobs pointed to a rebound in business activity following the easing of coronavirus-led lockdowns. The U.S. economy created 4.8 million jobs in June, the most since the government began keeping records in 1939, but layoffs remained elevated and market gains were capped by another spike in new virus infections.
Looking at the stock market today, the first thought that comes to mind is that it is divorced from economic reality Continue reading...