[FoRK] Balmer's Folly?

Owen Byrne owen at permafrost.net
Mon May 5 19:33:24 PDT 2008


Give it a little time. Yahoo is done, but it's going to take some time.
Ballmer will have the last laugh.
Cue shareholder lawsuits stage left...

Owen

On May 5, 2008, at 10:20 PM, Tom Higgins wrote:

> Reading the headlines and feeds today it seemed all about Yahoo  
> loosing big
> time. Thanks to
> kottke for bring the numbers home to roost.
>
> http://www.kottke.org/08/05/yahoo-stock-plunges
>
> The day before the offer
> YHOO = $19.18/share (market cap: $26.4 billion)
> MSFT = $32.60/share (market cap: $303.6 billion).
>
> After the bid falls
>
> YHOO = $24.37/share (market cap: $33.5 billion)
> MSFT = $29.08/share (market cap: $270.8 billion).
>
>
> Yahoo gains $7 billion
>  MS lost $33 billion.
>
>
> Yep, its seems its a bad day to be a bald headed sweaty little turd in
> Redmond.
>
> -tom(balmers folly, i hope that sticks)higgins
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