Skip to main content
No. of Recommendations: 1

First off, cool user name! second, cheers to you for serving our country!

As for eBay, funny you mention it - I was considering trying to start a round table discussion on them. It seems as though the internet / technology arena is not big enough for everyone...

see the recent fool article. (

or the fact that the paypal CEO walked away. (

color me concerned about their high-flying advertising (im sure most people have seen the "it" commercials on TV, or googled something and an ebay ad came up)... I see skype as a potential winner. i think the past has demonstrated that its hard to win in a cut throat business. im guessing its realitively easier to produce a cheaper skype alternative. margins wont stay juicy. skype does not have a large moat, as I see it.

do i think ebay is attractive at current prices? kinda. am i comfortable owning shares of a company in what is becoming a cutthroat business? not 100%. put ebay in my shopping cart. but dont take me to the checkout counter yet.


Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
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.
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.