---- Microsoft Expected to Show Strong Profits Perfomance
engine - 11:48 am on Jan 23, 2008 (gmt 0)
Microsoft Corp is expected to report a sharp rise in quarterly profit this week, boosted by surging revenue as strong computer sales drive demand for its Windows operating system and Office software.
Investors will also look at its full-year outlook to see if the world's largest software maker can maintain momentum from a strong first quarter in the face of growing concerns over the U.S. economy. Microsoft reports fiscal second-quarter results on Thursday.