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Microsoft's Quarter: One Big Tax Dodge

Microsoft delivers blowout earnings, and shares open lower the following morning. It seems bizarre, but it's part of a larger trend in technology stocks. And Wall Street's muted reaction is a sign that investors are finally catching on to Microsoft's game -- i.e., avoiding US taxes.

Microsoft Earnings: Solid Growth on Tech Refresh

Microsoft is expected to report revenue Thursday of $15.3 billion on $61.7 billion in sales for the last year. Microsoft shares remain priced at about $25 per share, where they've hovered for the last three years, compared with Apple shares which have increased by over 60% over the last year.