FANG ? Microsoft ?

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Henrycool

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Jan 14, 2018 58 Comments

why is Msft not included or considered to be included as part of FANG

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  • Oracle / Sales hughef
    Because FANG stands for Facebook, Apple, Netflix, and Google lol
    Jan 14, 2018 4
    • Amazon / Eng cDgs64
      *Facebook, Amazon, Google, Netflix
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Oracle / Sales hughef
      Oops you right. I answered too fast
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Microsoft / Eng Harmar
      That's FAGN, idiot!
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Microsoft / Product
      Karsa

      Microsoft Product

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      Karsamore
      They make it faang to be inclusive of the babies at Amazon :)
      Jan 20, 2018
  • Facebook public
    Fang or faang is a cnbc term for high growth tech stocks. Msft is finally starting to move now but took 17 years to reach its last all time high.
    Jan 14, 2018 1
    • Google darklife
      I wondered how far I'd have to go for the first decent answer.
      Jan 15, 2018
  • Microsoft Gbiftuj
    It is about pay.
    Jan 14, 2018 15
    • Microsoft Gbiftuj
      Around 140 TC
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      Base ?
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      I know a friend who got hired for level 61 sde ... 130 base pay + 25 joining bonus + 30k RSU.

      What are ur thoughts about this offer ? Is it good to take it ?
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Microsoft Gbiftuj
      Looks like a standard offer. Base and joining bonus is not bad. I would ask for more stock if have leverage
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Microsoft / Eng y85xbjr
      These are lies
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      What makes u think these are lies ?
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Microsoft realfungi
      You also get yearly bonus based on performance (cash +stocks), I got around 15k worth of bonus last year and I'm in one of the junior sde levels
      Jan 17, 2018
    • Microsoft Sadella
      I got 80k worth of stocks and pretty good joining bonus for 61 and usual base. MSFT does pay well, bonus, 401k etc. You need leverage. FAANG was coined based on stocks.
      Jan 17, 2018
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      Level 61 for which role ?
      Jan 17, 2018
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      What was ur base and stocks comp ?
      Jan 17, 2018
  • Intel SEC
    MAGA - MSFT, Apple, Google, Amazon
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • Netflix idwO72
    We can rename it to FAGMAN if you’d like
    Jan 15, 2018 0
  • Microsoft / Eng windN
    as a blind poster once said, FANG isn’t relevant anymore.

    The new elites are:
    M-icrosoft
    I-tuit
    L-yft
    F-acebook
    s-napchat
    Jan 14, 2018 1
    • Salesforce / Eng
      occ2471

      Salesforce Eng

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      occ2471more
      Milfs. Perfect!!
      Mar 5, 2018
  • Apple / Eng
    DEADBEEF🍻

    Apple Eng

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    DEADBEEF🍻more
    Simple answer. Ballmer’s
    “Lost decade”. It’ll take Satya years and years to climb out of that hole.
    Jan 14, 2018 6
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      Could u explain more on that ?
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Apple / Eng
      DEADBEEF🍻

      Apple Eng

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      DEADBEEF🍻more
      Ballmer was CEO for a decade and the company missed every opportunity to buy competitors or enter new markets, which are now dominated by competitors. As a result the stock went nowhere for those whole 10 years. No investor saw a future outside of office and windows, which was losing more and more dominance while Apple, Google, and Amazon chipped away at the companies relevance and poached the talent out of Microsoft.

      Satya is very capable and is turning the company around. But it’ll take a while.
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Microsoft / Sales
      Happynoob

      Microsoft Sales

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      Happynoobmore
      It's a big ass ship to redirect, but I see some positives
      Jan 15, 2018
    • Illumina / Other
      GenomeKing

      Illumina Other

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      GenomeKingmore
      It is much more than just missing out on investment and diversification opportunities.

      Under Ballmer Microsoft adopted a culture where employees were incentivized to compete with each other instead of worrying about what Apple, Google, and others were doing to try to leap-frog them.

      https://www.vanityfair.com/news/business/2012/08/microsoft-lost-mojo-steve-ballmer
      Jan 16, 2018
    • Apple / Eng
      DEADBEEF🍻

      Apple Eng

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      DEADBEEF🍻more
      Oh yeah. Couldn’t believe I forgot stack ranking. That was truly awful.
      Jan 16, 2018
    • New / Eng itf7rfv
      https://youtu.be/Vhh_GeBPOhs this looks like a guy I want to work for 🤣
      Jan 19, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng y85xbjr
    All it has to do with is stock price growth. It was invented by Jim Cramer or something like that. Microsoft stock has done ok lately but was very stagnant for a long time, therefore, not in that club.

    The generally clueless denizens of Blind have warped it into meaning something else and those of you with your panties in a wad about it got duped.
    Jan 14, 2018 1
    • Microsoft / Eng
      Ex-Msft

      Microsoft Eng

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      BIO
      I came, I saw, I left
      Ex-Msftmore
      We should replace it with an engineering specific term. I suggest Microsoft, Apple, Netflix and Google Engineers, or MANGE.
      Jan 15, 2018
  • Airbnb / Eng
    :(){:|:&}

    Airbnb Eng

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    :(){:|:&}more
    These stupid ass terms like FANG and Big 4 need to go away.
    Jan 14, 2018 3
    • Microsoft C#
      Lol
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Apple shjufxbir
      FANG - Facebook, Airbnb, Netflix, Google. Now you can relax :)
      Jan 15, 2018
    • LinkedIn
      gaijin1

      LinkedIn

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      gaijin1more
      Like BRICS. Except for C I haven’t had a decent ROI on other foreign stock
      Jan 15, 2018
  • Autodesk / Eng
    Keep calm

    Autodesk Eng

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    Keep calmmore
    Let me rephrase it .. why was Msft not included or considered to be included as part of FANG
    Jan 14, 2018 7
    • SquareTrade / Eng
      Vjqw70

      SquareTrade Eng

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      Vjqw70more
      Because you can’t make a word with the letter M with the other FANG letters.
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      FAMG
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Autodesk / Eng
      Keep calm

      Autodesk Eng

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      Keep calmmore
      GAMF
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Microsoft / Eng kfbuf
      Because FANG is about stocks. And Big N is about software companies.
      Jan 14, 2018
    • LinkedIn ehqo86
      ill say microsoft should replace netflix in that group. netflix has way less market cap to be in that group
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Amazon Cincinatus
      F MANG
      Jan 15, 2018
    • Google darklife
      Lol@linkedinguy
      Jan 15, 2018
  • Microsoft / Product
    Freya ❤️

    Microsoft Product

    BIO
    Goddess of love and fertility, war and wealth
    Freya ❤️more
    I believe the point is they were all Internet companies. Thus, Microsoft wasn’t really relevant to the acronym.

    I think the more interesting question is why you care that Microsoft is not part of FANG. It doesn’t matter at all.
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • LinkedIn
    gaijin1

    LinkedIn

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    gaijin1more
    No idea why a streaming video company like Netflix is in that group.
    Jan 15, 2018 1
    • Netflix / Eng ricewater
      It's the stock that appreciates the most in SP500 for the last decade, that's why.
      Jan 15, 2018
  • Amazon / Mgmt good_bad
    GMAF
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • Amazon Popcorn
    Why don’t include Alibaba and Nvedia...look at their stock growth
    Jan 14, 2018 1
    • Uber / Eng
      [👈 👜 👉]

      Uber Eng

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      [👈 👜 👉]more
      The Chinese tech equivalent is BAT: Baidu, Alibaba. TenCent.
      Jan 15, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng h4r1
    Yup Nvidia is riding the AI wave.
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • IBM qidbf3
    It should be
    Snapchat , Twitter, Facebook , Ubisoft
    STFU

    And do you work !
    Feb 12, 2018 0
  • FAAMG, top 5
    Jan 17, 2018 0
  • Facebook Osmandias
    We used to call it FLG.
    Jan 15, 2018 0

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