Anyone who traded in the late 90’s only referred to Microsoft stock as “Mister Softee.” It was stupid, as many stock nicknames were, but that’s what it was. And you seemingly couldn’t go a day without hearing “Mister Softee is making new highs!” from summer 1998 until early 2000.
I almost have PTSD from it.
Fast forward to today. Microsoft doesn’t get the same media attention today as it did back then, now being overshadowed by the Amazons, Facebooks, Googles, Apples, and Teslas, of the world. But the price action is definitely giving me flashbacks.
And the ASC research team has a gaudy 323 price target for Microsoft $MSFT over the next several months which has me interested in playing along with options. [Read more…]