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Description: News of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s retirement sent shares surging. Wall Street has criticized Ballmer for not moving into mobile quickly enough.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: August 23, 2013

Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/investing/2013/08/23/investing-the-buzz-microsoft-steve-ballmer.cnnmoney/index.html  

Questions for Discussions:

  • Why did Microsoft stock jump on the news that Steve Ballmer was going to retire?
  • Why have investors been disappointed with management decision-making?
  • What should Microsoft look for in a new CEO?

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