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Microsoft Earnings for Q1 2016 (Nasdaq: MSFT)

The 2016 Q1 Microsoft earnings, due out after the market close today, are likely to build on the momentum from the last quarter.

But the Q1 Microsoft earnings will contain only a glimmer of the catalysts destined to drive Microsoft stock higher over the next two years.

You see, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) has a new strategy.

Here's how this strategy will generate billions of dollars in future MSFT earnings...

Earnings

Amazon Earnings for Q3 2015 (Nasdaq: AMZN)

Amazon earnings for Q3 2015 come out after market close today, and Wall Street expects the retail titan to smash expectations.

Some investors predict the earnings report will push the stock price above the $600 benchmark.

And we have a specific strategy for profiting from AMZN stock after the report...

the fed

How Will Markets React to a Fed Rate Hike?

We know a Fed rate hike is coming soon.

What we don't know is how the hike will impact U.S. markets. Will the move rock traders, or will it be "business as usual"?

In the following video, retired hedge fund honcho and co-launcher of the Volatility Index Shah Gilani gives his prediction...

Biotechnology

Why Did Valeant Stock Drop 46% This Week (NYSE: VRX)

The Valeant stock drop has now reached nearly 46% this week. Today (Thursday), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. Inc. (NYSE: VRX) stock is down another 20% as shares trade near $95.

The worst Valeant stock drop happened Wednesday when shares fell 40% intraday amid a scathing report from Citron Research. VRX stock ended Wednesday's session down 19%.

Here's what caused the sell-off and why Valeant shares may have further to fall...

Earnings

The 5 Most Ambitious Google Projects After Q3 2015 (Nasdaq: GOOG)

Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL), formerly known as Google Inc. up until Aug. 10, is at the end of its third quarter 2015.

It's been an impressive 14 weeks for the innovation powerhouse. To start, GOOG stock is up more than 12% in Q3 alone. That's a $55 billion market cap increase — which means Google almost doubled the entire value of eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), worth $29.4 billion, in a single quarter.

As remarkable as that sounds, Google's stretch into truly surprising areas is the real standout story of its third quarter.

Here are five of the most ambitious Google projects in Q3 2015...

Technology

Microsoft Stock to Thrive on This "Borrowed" Strategy (Nasdaq: MSFT)

The chart for Microsoft stock over the past two years suggests the stock's solid run in 2014 peaked in early 2015.

In 2015, MSFT stock is up less than 3% and has zig-zagged a lot along the way. But don't be fooled. The Microsoft rebound is far from over.

That's because the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant has adopted a new, promising strategy.

Here's how this new strategy will generate billions of dollars in value for Microsoft investors...

Earnings

Why the Boeing Stock Price Is Higher Today (NYSE: BA)

The Boeing stock price traded up 2.4% to $142.15 today (Wednesday) after the company reported better than expected fiscal Q3 results and an optimistic full-year outlook.

Amid record deliveries of commercial planes, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) earned $1.11 billion, or $1.59 per share, in the quarter. Revenue jumped 9% to $25.8 billion.

But those earnings figures aren't the only reasons the Boeing stock price is climbing today...

Stocks

Weight Watchers Stock Price Up 30% Today (NYSE: WTW) – Is It a Buy?

After Oprah Winfrey announced a 10% stake in the company, the Weight Watchers stock price has soared.

WTW stock is selling for $18.25, up 62.79% from Winfrey's purchase of $6.79.

Money Morning subscribers should read on to find out if they should invest in WTW stock like Oprah...

Stocks

McDonald's Stock at New Highs, but Don't Follow the Crowd (NYSE: MCD)

Investors love McDonald's stock. But that doesn't mean investors should buy it.

McDonald's Corp. (Nasdaq: MCD) stock has been trading near all-time highs recently. But it hasn't done anything to warrant such investor enthusiasm, despite a much-ballyhooed turnaround plan.

Here's why people keep snapping up MCD stock anyway - and why you shouldn't...

IPOs

Should You Invest in the Match.com IPO? (Nasdaq: MTCH)

The Match.com IPO is preparing to launch.

On Oct. 16, Match Group Inc., the online dating segment of media firm IAC/InterActiveCorp, filed with the SEC to go public.

Here's what you need to know about the deal, including whether or not you should invest when it debuts...