[LINK] Microsoft gets away with one
Sat, 14 Sep 2002 19:09:23 +1000
> From: Rachel Polanskis
> On Sat, 14 Sep 2002, Malcolm Miles wrote:
> > On Sat, 14 Sep 2002 13:30:39 +1000 (EST), you wrote:
> > >There is something very fishy - thir stock price is continually
> > >increasing, even after some setback due to the market
> > >crashes and the events of 2001.
> > I can't see any evidence of its stock price "continually
> > increasing". Two years ago it was $60.31, a year ago is was $51.17
> > and now it is $47.15.
> I did say "even after some setback due to the market crashes
> and the events of 2001".
But a year ago it was higher than it is today, having dipped even lower.
y&l=off&z=m&q=l MSFT is tracking DJ and NASDAQ fairly well.
> The fact is that their stock price is quite strong for a tech company
> compared to many others taking a big hit at the moment.
> I wonder why this is?
That's like wondering "Why is RHAT so strong when SUN is weaker?"
> You seem to know a lot about Microsoft, Malcolm - you even
> jump to their defence on a very regular basis! Just out of
> the blue, do you work for Microsoft in some capacity? :)
AFAIK, Malcolm works for a very large customer of Microsoft. What
exactly is wrong if someone who knows "a lot" about Microsoft writes
something to clarify a misconception? I prefer that to an uninformed
comment any day.
(who has no MSFT shares)
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