When investors look at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock, many are still thinking it's the same company that Bill Gates built and ex-CEO Steve Ballmer may have destroyed if he was not replaced by current CEO Satya Nadella.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) shares went up 4.96% or +0.30 points to reach at $6.14 during the course of session. The stock traded in the range of $5.92 - $6.18 during its most recent trading session.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) easily beat Wall Street's estimates on both the top and bottom lines in a quarter driven by cost cuts and revenue gains in critical areas like cloud computing and subscription services.
U.S. stock futures are trending higher this morning on the heels of a few outstanding quarterly corporate earnings reports. At the top of the list is Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), with MSFT stock up over 5% following a better-than-expected quarter.