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Why Activision Blizzard Stock Popped This Week

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Why Activision Blizzard Stock Popped This Week

Unless you've been disconnected this week, you might have heard about Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) $68.7 billion all-cash deal to buy Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) at $95 per share. Shares of Activision were up 25.2% week to date as of 9:55 a.m. ET on Friday, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. If approved, the deal would make Microsoft the third-largest video game company in the world behind Tencent Holdings and Sony.

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