Bill Gates Gets Emotional At Ballmer’s Last Meeting As CEO and 2 More Heavily Traded Stocks to Follow

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT): Current price $36.73

Appearing at Steve Ballmer’s final shareholders meeting as chief executive, Chair Bill Gates became a bit emotional while reading from his prepared remarks. The Microsoft co-founder said that progress is being made to find a replacement for Ballmer and he thanked him for serving as CEO for the past 13 years. Only Gates and Ballmer have led Microsoft since its founding in the mid-1970s and Gates grew teary-eyed while saying that both he and Ballmer are committed to ensuring “that the next CEO is the right person for the right time for the company we both love.”

 

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