• A strong Microsoft


    Will Fastie

    By Will Fastie

    Microsoft’s FY24 Q1 numbers are excellent and will please investors, but results in certain sectors may spell future trouble.

    These days, decoding financial statements can be very difficult, much more so than during my time as a securities analyst in the ’90s. Complicating matters today are strained economies, inflation, political uncertainty, post-pandemic recoveries, supply-chain disruption, and currency fluctuations.

    Despite all that, Microsoft’s first-quarter financial results justify optimism.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.44.0, 2023-10-30).