Microsofts stock surges to pace the Dows gainers after more analysts boost targets ahead of earnings – MarketWatch

Shares of Microsoft Corp
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MSFT, +2.57%.
surged 2.0% in morning trading, enough to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Averages.
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