Microsoft Corp. MSFT shares soared 7.4% to a new high in premarket trade on Wednesday. This was in response to better-than expected earnings and guidance. It was enough for the company’s MSFT shares MSFT to lead the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA’s early gainers. Microsoft’s stock is on course for its biggest percentage gain in 2022 since it grew 8.2%. However, the implied price increase would be a new record. The previous record was $19.77 (14.2%) on March 13,2020. Dow futures YM00 dropped 45 points or 0.1%, even though the implied price increase would add 134 points to Dow’s current price. S&P futures ES00 also showed little change ,…