Archive for February, 2008

A game to get higher price, Yahoo rejects Microsoft

As expected Yahoo Inc.’s board is set to reject Microsoft Corp.’s $44.6 billion takeover bid with an official announcement on Monday’s morning. Yahoo’s board was merely doing their job with this decision as analysts expect the board members to at least do whatever in their capacity to force Microsoft to raise their offer price. The […]

... written on Feb 10 2008

Stocks Investing for Year of Rat – can feng shui tells?

Every year you can read without fail the stock markets forecast from feng shui experts, especially when you enter the yearly Chinese New Year (such as today which officially is the Year of Rat). FinanceTwitter received numerous emails asking which sector to watch out (more like what stocks I predict would move and could make […]

... written on Feb 08 2008

Google panicked, Yahoo to nag and Microsoft to borrow

Yahoo might hates Microsoft and Microsoft in turns hates Google but Google hates Microsoft even more. Looks like a love (or rather hate) triangle relationship, don’t you think? In theory if Microsoft were to leave Google alone without putting a stick between Google’s legs everything would be calm. Microsoft would continue dominating the personal computers’ […]

... written on Feb 05 2008

How much could Primus Pacific expand EON Capital?

Despite its highest offer to buy RHB (Rashid Hussain Bhd) at an offer price of RM1.97 a share and RM5.00 a share for RHB Capital Berhad (KLSE: RHBCAP, stock-code 1066), EON Capital Berhad lost the bid to a lower but government-linked entity EPF (Employess Provident Fund) which only offered RM1.80 and RM4.80 a share respectively […]

... written on Feb 04 2008

Yahoo hates Microsoft but Resistance is Futile

Almost every blog that I visited has the story about the Microsoft and Yahoo in the making – probably the deal of the year 2008. A mind-boggling $44.6 billion offer with half of it in cash that will indeed drains Microsoft’s cash reserve, some reports said this is perhaps the last thing Bill Gates’ empire […]

... written on Feb 03 2008

Reasons Yahoo should accept Microsoft’s $44.6B offer

Let’s continue with internet search engine story and the consequences from their own screwed-up. One day after Yahoo screwed, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT, stock) leaped in joy and pounced on the little pig which lost its way when the latter announced today an offer Yahoo shareholders may find hard to refuse. Microsoft Corp offered to […]

... written on Feb 01 2008

A penny less sent the Google Stock plunging

It appears after Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO, stock) screwed with its earning announcement, Google followed although with a smaller magnitude. While Yahoo reported a 23 percent drop in its fourth-quarter profit, Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, stock) registered a higher profit of $1.41 billion – 14% jump compared to last year. Google also announced earnings for […]

... written on Feb 01 2008

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