Apparently, It Doesn’t Take Much to Be a Wall Street Analyst These Days June 26, 2006Posted by David Card in Media.
- Microsoft should acquire Yahoo! in order to fend off Google and solidify the software giant’s Internet presence, according to a Friday report by Merrill Lynch.
“The possible acquisition of Yahoo would be a strategic positive in our view,” said Justin Post, a Merrill Lynch analyst and author of the report.
Well…yeah. But why not just buy Google instead?
- A good second option, however, could be eBay, he added.
Golly, just a second option? I guess that’s why they get paid the big bucks.