Monster Worldwide (MWW) has long been seen as a buyout candidate. But with shares down 66% YTD...

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Monster Worldwide (MWW) has long been seen as a buyout candidate. But with shares down 66% YTD thanks to weak employment data and growing competition from LinkedIn (LNKD), the company is now especially enticing to some P-E firms, claims Bloomberg Businessweek. Some think a "strategic buyer" such as Google (GOOG) or a newspaper owner may also be interested.