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Apparently, It Doesn’t Take Much to Be a Wall Street Analyst These Days June 26, 2006

Posted by David Card in Media.

As it often does, I Want Media makes my day. According to a Forbes.com story it linked:

    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.

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