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Shares of Microsoft Corp. shed 2.07% to $283.11 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 1.30% to 4,300.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.94% to 34,002.92. Microsoft Corp. closed $22.73 short of its 52-week high ($305.84), which the company reached on August 20th.

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The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Apple Inc. fell 2.46% to $139.14, Alphabet Inc. Cl A fell 2.11% to $2,673.19, and SAP SE ADR fell 1.60% to $133.77. Trading volume (30.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 22.5 M.

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