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Author: Shankar Iyer
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Microsoft recently secured a $10 billion Pentagon contract. It beat out cloud computing leader Amazon, which is contesting the results.
After its Q3 2019 earnings release on October 23, PayPal (PYPL) stock has climbed 6.23% through November 11. The stock opened at $102.97 on November 12.
Square closed at $63.79, 2% higher than the previous day's close, on November 11. It nearly touched $100 in September 2018 but has corrected since then.
Last week was slightly downbeat for Amazon (AMZN), which fell 1%. The stock was at its weekly high of $1,815 on November 4 and its weekly low on November 8.