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New Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella showed Wall Street that even though he was a company insider, he was the right person for the job.

The stock is up 26% as investors applauded Nadella's cloud and mobile strategy. But Nadella's tone deaf comment about women may have overshadowed this.

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By declaring that women should not fight for raises because it would be "good karma" to trust the system, Nadella embarrassed Microsoft more than former CEO Steve Ballmer ever did with his crazy antics.

First published December 23, 2014: 6:14 AM ET

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