Monday, August 1, 2016

Yahoo Collapse

In my last blog, I wrote about Verizon acquisition of Yahoo. Ref: 

With my financial market background, I did a fair analysis on Yahoo market history. We got to learn a lot as an individual and as a firm.

In 1998, Yahoo had the chance to buy Google for $1-2 Million in its nascent years ! They said Google's PageRank ain't worth the pennies !

In 2002, Yahoo had the might to buy Google for $5 Billion. They said Google is overvalued !

In 2008, Microsoft proposed to acquire Yahoo for $45 Billion. They said they are undervalued !

Now, Yahoo got sold to Verizon for a mere $4.8 Billion while Google is valued at over $500 Billion.

Moral: Never underestimate others and overvalue yourself ! You lose your own value in the process !


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