Earnings Outlook: For Microsoft, AI is the future, but the present is cloudy

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Expect Microsoft Corp. executives to discuss artificial intelligence a lot when they reveal recent financial results Tuesday afternoon, but the more important disclosure will be tucked away.

Microsoft MSFT has received a lot of buzz for incorporating ChatGPT into its products after another big-money investment into the generative AI product’s parent company, OpenAI. While the long-term prospects for AI-influenced products has excited investors, Microsoft will likely take months or even years to show the effects of that effort….