What can you say about Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)? The old software giant is about as nimble as an elephant. The monopoly in software operating systems allowed such a state, but the competitive landscape has changed dramatically. It’s only a matter of time for Microsoft to really feel the pain. The collapse in personal computing will take a big chunk out of Microsoft’s fat profits. The recent launch of Windows 8 is not likely to help much.
This is one stock you don’t have to worry much about appreciating. The future trajectory for this one is lower. This week’s earnings will simply be the next leg down for Microsoft.