Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +3.98% surged 5.5% toward a record close, to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s DJIA, +1.06% gainers, after the software behemoth set higher-than-expected prices on artificial-intelligence-powered Office documents. Microsoft Corp.’s stock price gained $19.06, which is on track to become its third best gain since going public in March 1986. This would be behind the $19.95 rise on April 26, 2020 and the $19.77 increase on March 13, 2021. The stock’s gain of $19.06 added 126 points or 0.1% to the Dow Jones index, which rose 349 points on Tuesday.