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UC Santa Barbara graduate made some money on the Internet, and spent 2011 travelling the world. You can find his travel adventure blog at http://www.richtrek.com His financial blog is http://www.richmakesyourich.com
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  • Microsoft High Priced Purchases 0 comments
    Oct 9, 2011 3:40 PM | about stocks: MSFT, GOOG, YHOO
    When Microsoft purchased Skype for  8.5 billion, someone on the Skype side of the purchase stated, "Microsoft made a very compelling offer."  

    Translation- we ripped the shit out of them! I dont see how it's a justfiable purchase at the pirce they paid-- 

    But when they purchased a stake in Facebook, most analysts laughed and derided Ballmer. Now, obvioulsy, it looks like a brilliant investment and it just MIGHT help Softy take down Google! 
    http://seekingalpha.com/article/298471-google-in-social-media-it-s-all-about-the-data


    Stocks: MSFT, GOOG, YHOO
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