They just took it under $41 in January, you should have stepped in an bought when that occurred. That was a drop from $47+, those are the opportunities you need to look for an be prepared to step in when they occur. Trying to time a bottom can be challenging. Microsoft has already moved up about $3/share since then. You will still be asking the same questions when Microsoft gets over $44 and $45 per shares. . . "Will the MM's take it back to $43?". If you think Microsoft is going to go back up based on your best due diligence, then buy. If you think Microsoft will go low then wait. Use your best judgment, but don't expect to get good advice on a message board that no one pays to use.
I guess you struggle to intellectually grasp things that are slightly above your comprehension level, and to think, you were actually contemplating trying to get on Jeopardy.
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Benghazi is Hillary Clinton's Chappaquiddick moment, regardless of whatever spin they put on it, there was enough time to save the Americans that got killed there by personnel that were in reasonable proximity to Benghazi. There has not been a plausible explanation for why Americans were killed there.
Make it a flat tax straight across the board. That's the only way the middle class will actually get a break on their taxes.
Think the last real leader that the US had took a one way trip to Dallas and returned in the prone position not breathing.
Manufacturing and jobs move to the lowest provider for those services regardless of what the culture is, if more profit can be made under Communist rule, that is where the manufacturing goes. If more profit could be made back in the US than in China, manufacturing and jobs move back to the US. Do you honestly believe greed gives a hoot about culture? I think not.
Didnt BABA make Jack Ma the richest man in China to the tunes of multiple billions in 2014? Interesting how a freshly minted billionaire can quickly become so cheap to his employees. Ask his employees if they think Jack Ma is worth the billions he is worth now in 2014. Jack Ma is responsible that his company did not do well in 2014, it is his direction that the company either succeeds or fails, so punish the employees because Jack Ma did not execute a solid business plan to make his company grow.
It's a tough place to be if you are the one that is told to select who will become an ex-employee. More so in a bad economy.
It would be a challenge for any company to make a change in their OS offering in flight. One OS that adapts to any smart device, that is some very heavy lifting. There is one guarantee in technology, that is constant change. Change is accelerating, at times unpleasant, but it is what it id. Come to a mindset to adapt to change, don't lament "oh why oh why did they have to change". Embrace change (like anyone has a choice) and adapt quickly. One can only hope for is that whoever was involved in developing the change properly vetted it prior to rolling it out. Personally, I think is doing and admirable job at what they are doing. Some off the things that Microsoft did with the update to 8.1 on my smartphone has made experience with it better. One does however find constant change to be a bit of a grind at times. It is what it is.
Okay so you did what a competent PC shop in any company does, that is not a terribly complicated project and should go off as a non-event planned right.
Not everyone gets the opportunity to helps save their company some major dollars, I get that, so how about how many international IT conferences have you been invited to speak at? Not everyone gets those opportunities, I get that. So how about leading an IT project with staff from Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and North America are you leading? Not every one gets those opportunities, I get that. How many companies have offered to bring you into a company as a partner? Not everyone gets those opportunities, I get that. How many cost benefit analysis have you done where hundreds of millions of dollars worth of hardware and software were purchased? I get that, not everone gets those opportunities. How many data centers have you had the opportunity in building from scratch? Not everyone gets those opportunities, I get that. How many 24 hour help desks serving multiple locations both East and West of the Mississippi have you been involved in getting off the ground? Not everyone gets those opportunities, I get that. How many corporate standards have you been involved in that are adopted and supported? Not everyone gets those opportunities, I get that.
You aren't even in the same league with me. If you want to compare notes just how stupid you think I am, let's start with how much of a cost reduction in net operating cash you saved your company so far in 2015.
From the sounds of it, you aren't part of that elite club, oh well there in no shane in your having 1 year of experience that you repeated 43 times, there is no shame in that. Isn't retirement awfully close?