Microsoft Demand Ramps Up and 3 Dow Movers Not to Miss

The Coca-Cola Company’s (NYSE:KO) shares have gained 11.9 percent thus far in the year, but an early morning report shows that shares of SodaStream (NASDAQ:SODA) have gone up by 38 percent in 2012, surpassing Coca Cola’s gain and Pepsico’s (NYSE:PEP) with 8.7 percent, according The New York Post.

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) is now the sole major network that has not supplied an update for Samsung’s Galaxy S III. AT&T devices have already gotten an update to Android 4.1Jelly Bean.

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Microsoft Corporation’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) is seeing a strong demand for its Windows 8 touchscreen PCs, says CNet. Two analysts at IDC and IHS iSuppli say that touch devices are selling beyond expectations and even that shortages due to the limited supply could develop.

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) reported randomized Phase 2 data which showed that PD-0332991 (PD-991) in combination with letrozole significantly extended Progression Free Survival, compared with letrozole alone in post-menopausal patients with estrogen receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer. For patients treated with the combination of PD-991 plus letrozole, median PFS was 26.1 months, representing a statistically significant improvement when compared to the median PFS in women who received letrozole alone, which was 7.5 months.

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