Microsoft's shares are up significantly in early trading on Friday following news of CEO Steve Ballmer's impending retirement.
Microsoft's shares were up as much as 8 percent on Friday, landing at more than $35 per share before easing off a bit. As of this writing, Microsoft's shares are up more than 7 percent to $34.86.
The bump in share price was an immediate aftershock to Microsoft's announcement this morning that Ballmer will retire from his post within the next 12 months. Ballmer will stay on at the company until the board of directors appoints … Read more