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Amazon (AMZN) roundup: 1) Bloomberg reports Amazon is in talks to buy Brazilian bookseller...

Amazon (AMZN) roundup: 1) Bloomberg reports Amazon is in talks to buy Brazilian bookseller Saraiva. Saraiva, which currently has a market cap of $356M, is both a publisher and retailer of books (online and via physical stores). The report appears to be pressuring MercadoLibre (MELI -3.5%), which has already fallen on worries Amazon will enter Brazil. 2) The WSJ observes Amazon is struggling to make its publishing efforts a success in the face of boycotts from many booksellers. (earlier: I, II)
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  • Isn't it ironic that MELI falls over $3.00 a share prior to any announcement about the AMZN purchase? And the world wonders why the retail investor will not enter the stock market. LOL
    surferdan
    18 Oct 2012, 02:06 PM Reply Like
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