- Words: 3221
- Length: 10 Pages
- Topic: Business
- Paper #: 59504727
("Gates, Bill," 2007) the company is in fact considered a regional financial backbone, in the Seattle-Redmond area where its world headquarters are. The whole region and to some extent the whole world takes notice when Microsoft announces financial strategies and changes or when stocks rise or fall.
The software maker said it would buy back $20 billion through a tender offer set to be completed on Aug. 17. The company