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According to Reuters' sources, Jerry Yang is looking to take Yahoo (YHOO) private with the help...

According to Reuters' sources, Jerry Yang is looking to take Yahoo (YHOO) private with the help of some private equity firms. A report of Yang's interest in such a deal first emerged in the week of Carol Bartz's firing. Could this be one of the "political issues" Alibaba's (ALBCF.PK) Jack Ma believes is thwarting his own buyout efforts? (more)
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  • untrusting investor
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    Sounds like a great idea. Take Yahoo private. Just wish the same could be done with much much more of the large public sector.
    9 Oct 2011, 06:48 PM Reply Like
  • JohnBinTN
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    Yang is an idiot, and he should have sold that lead balloon to MS when the chance presented itself.
    9 Oct 2011, 07:47 PM Reply Like
  • efdupuy
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    Agreed. Yang is a has been. He once had a good idea and then has been making the wrong decisions with investors money ever since. He managed to loose $27 billion of value when he turned down MS. Now this greedy SOB is going to do the same thing all over again.
    30 Oct 2011, 04:13 PM Reply Like
  • LKofEnglish
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    I used to work for a trucking company that got "taken private." it was a good way to "lose your money and your company" at the same time.
    29 Oct 2011, 02:43 PM Reply Like
  • Deepv
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    When you "sell the ASia assets" you ARE selling Yahoo, because that is where the lionshare of value is!
    29 Oct 2011, 05:41 PM Reply Like
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