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Why Microsoft Stock Was Down on Monday

Why Microsoft Stock Was Down on Monday

The decline came as investors grew worried about a weakening sales environment in key parts of Microsoft's business, including video games and productivity software. Microsoft is reportedly planning to raise prices on premium first-party gaming titles, and that news put investors' focus on its video game division, which is going through a bit of a growth hangover. Executives noted lower levels of playing hours when Microsoft announced fiscal first-quarter results in late October.