Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> Ballmer goes to sort out Wall Street
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| According to the Seattle Times, the shy, retiring and unassuming Ballmer
>| has packed his knotted handkerchief with his favourite sarnies and headed
>| off to the Big Apple for two days.
> MSFT is down 1.5% today.
"Investors want him to respond to calls to boost the stock
by using Microsoft's $34.8 billion cash hoard to buy back
shares. They also want him to stop spending money on new products
and acquisitions next fiscal year."
Even the Wall Street folks have had enough, it would seem. They want
their money back, or at least, some of it. And the want MS to stop
losing money - could be tougher nut to crack. If these folks get their
way, Vista might not be released at all.
| Mark Kent -- mark at ellandroad dot demon dot co dot uk |
The seven year itch comes from fooling around during the fourth, fifth,
and sixth years.