Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (3) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: youngsl One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 157076  
Subject: Re: Hubris? or sound strategy Date: 4/4/2000 8:06 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
>>> MSFT must therefore believe it can somehow pull this case out. There are grounds for an appeal, but this is a highly uncertain road - not one that I would bank on, and apparently, not one most shareholders would bank on considering the direction of the stock.

It's possible that considering the chaos today (that more than one analyst believes may indicate a "crash"), MSFT may be operating from the position that the DOJ simply won't be able to afford to do anything substantive.

We all know that political reality has its hand in the court system. Clinton/Gore, or whoever takes over in November, won't want their names permanently attached as the administration who brought about the next 1987.

As far as I can tell, the only government official who may be celebrating today is Greenspan... Well, he =said= he wanted the market cooled...
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (3) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next


Foolanthropy 2014!
By working with young, first-time moms, Nurse-Family Partnership is able to truly change lives – for generations to come.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Berkshire Hathaway

Buffett's Biggest Mistake
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.