Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Teams With Baidu

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Teams With Baidu

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Teams With Baidu

  • Microsoft will provide cloud services to companies using Baidu’s self-driving platform outside China
  • The project, named Apollo, has signed on 50 partners to build and improve the platform
  • A McKinsey report predicted 15 percent of new cars sold in 2030 could be fully autonomous

Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Company’s segments include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud and More Personal Computing. The Company’s products include operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games, and training and certification of computer system integrators and developers. It also designs, manufactures, and sells devices, including personal computers (PCs), tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, phones, other intelligent devices, and related accessories, that integrate with its cloud-based offerings. It offers an array of services, including cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software, services, platforms, and content, and it provides solution support and consulting services.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.

Short term: Prices are moving.

Intermediate term: Prices are trending.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 69.56.

The projected upper bound is: 75.61.

The projected lower bound is: 71.16.

The projected closing price is: 73.39.

MICROSOFT CP closed down -0.050 at 73.300. Volume was 11% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 73% wider than normal.

Open          High           Low           Close         Volume
73.090       73.390       72.660      73.300       26,435,296

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Overbought
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish

Moving Averages: 10-period           50-period         200-period
Close:                       70.94                  69.99                 64.61
Volatility:                14                        20                       18
Volume:                   20,377,468       24,825,634       24,979,408

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

MICROSOFT CP is currently 13.4% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is high as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of MSFT.O at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on MSFT.O and have had this outlook for the last 2 periods.

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 93.0648. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a buy 9 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 66.93. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 27 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 129.This is an overbought reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses below 100. The last signal was a buy 7 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 4 period(s) ago.

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John Heffernan

John Heffernan is an Analyst at HEFFX. John is a BSc in Economics with Honors from the University of Buckingham, and is a contributor on equities at Live Trading News.

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