Yahoo's (YHOO -1.8%) hiring of PayPal (EBAY -3.6%) CEO Scott Thompson has investors seeing the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Yahoo's (YHOO -1.8%) hiring of PayPal (EBAY -3.6%) CEO Scott Thompson has investors seeing the probable end of evaluation of strategic alternatives, but Wall Street analysts offer lukewarm praise. Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster believes the hire is a "slight positive" since it is "likely to refocus employees who had lacked a permanent CEO for months."