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News Billionaire Icahn battles Yahoo board over buyout

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 11 Jun 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. [USRF]Obiwan

    [USRF]Obiwan New Member

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    I think he (Icahn) is a wise man.
     
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    HitmanAdski New Member

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    Perhaps shareholders should side with a billionaire rather then a board of directors that have lost 21% income.
     
  4. Mentai

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    But the board of directors are also billionares?
     
  5. Hugo

    Hugo Ex-TrustedReviews Staff

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    Maybe, but almost a quarter less billionaire than two years ago ;)

    I don't think a Microsoft/Yahoo! merger is a good thing, but I want Yahoo!'s shareholders to make a decision based on the full facts...
     
  6. Andy Mc

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    hand bags at dawn much?
     
  7. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    when was the last time i visited yahoo?? maybe 7 years ago.......
     
  8. Andy Mc

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    More like 10 for me..........
     
  9. wolff000

    wolff000 I am here to steal your secrets.

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    Yahoo is a sinking ship and they would have been better off accepting the buy out. They may be able to last 4 or 5 more years but I think that is a stretch. Although even with a merger I don't think they can overtake Google.
     
  10. LordPyrinc

    LordPyrinc Legomaniac

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    Yah...Who?

    There is only Google.
     
  11. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    The problem with this is that Icahn is an investor and has only his own financial best interests at heart. Maybe I'm niaeve, but I think the current managament of Yahoo cares at least a little about their user base, and I don't believe that the same can be said for either Icahn or Microsoft.
     
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