Little guys come up short in 1st quarter | Taking Stock
Last updated 4/5/2017 at Noon
When I work on the quarterly numbers for Washington companies, I find myself rooting for the little companies, the startups and the ones that are just hanging on.
Most are companies that few would recognize. Many I have no idea what they actually do. I have no personal attachment; it is just a case of rooting for the underdog. And most quarters I am disappointed, as I was this quarter.
The big companies did well, and the statewide numbers grew nicely because of the biggest companies, particularly the big two.
Microsoft grew by more than $25 billion, and finished the quarter at almost $50...