Microsoft shares tread water even if they stay afloat

Ever since April, when computer tech guru Paul Graham declared that

Ever since April, when computer tech guru Paul Graham declared that “Microsoft is dead,” the debate has raged on. Meanwhile, the software giant’s shares (Symbol: MSFT) had a nice little contrarian run following Graham’s piece, crossing above $31 for only the second time since the bubble popped. It didn’t hold, though, and Gates and Ballmer’s progeny is back down in the $28-ish range it’s held for years.

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