Climax Near for Microsoft, Yahoo?

Schachter, Ken
May 2008
Red Herring;5/2/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the status of the deal between Microsoft and Yahoo Inc. as of May 2, 2008. Robert Becker, an analyst with Argus Research, claimed that Wall Street foresees a 61% chance that a deal will close at $33. His formula is based on a current price for Yahoo of $28 and a price, if no transaction takes place of $20. Wall Street in New York, New York finds the silence about the negotiation of the deal as a bullish sign and put Yahoo Inc.'s shares $1.08, or 4 percent, to $27.92 in afternoon trading.


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