Today, Andrew discusses Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT ) , a stock that has outperformed the Dow so far this year. Its dominance within operating systems allows the company to post some impressive margins, and the Windows 8 Phone release could provide a boost as well. But its failure to break into the search and tablet markets means Microsoft lost out on opportunities for further growth. Andrew believes a decision on Microsoft depends on your personal investment strategy.
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