Not really impressed with analysts

They just don’t seem to be as “in the know” as one would believe.. todays news stories:

 

Microsoft Exec Casts Doubt on DoubleClick Buy
Business 2.0 – San Francisco,CA,USA
Will Microsoft (MSFT) shell out $2 billion for DoubleClick to boost its online-advertising business? No way, says Microsoft executive Don Dodge.
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Microsoft to ‘acquire DoubleClick‘?
ElectricNews.net – Dublin,Ireland
DoubleClick, which is majority-owned by private equity firm Hellman and Friedman, is said to be exploring options and working closely with Morgan Stanley to
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Don’t Forget about Other DoubleClick Sale Cash
ClickZ News – New York,NY,USA
So, in today’s ClickZ News coverage of how a possible DoubleClick sale could affect the industry, I wrote that Hellman & Friedman stands to “nearly double
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DoubleClick mulls sale of the company
newratings.com – USA
Hellman & Friedman LLC, which owns a major stake in DoubleClick, is seeking a minimum of $2 billion for the company, the Wall Street Journal said.
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Doubleclick For Sale, And GoogleClick Coming Soon
Internet Financial News – Lexington,KY,USA
As the WSJ reports, apparently DoubleClick is looking for suitors, and Microsoft is one who is rumored to be interested. Its hard to know if that would be a
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Microsoft could buy DoubleClick
Inquirer – Harrow,Middlesex,UK
THE EXTREMELY shy and retiring softly spoken CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer is thinking of buying the Internet advertising outfit DoubleClick.
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Microsoft/DoubleClick Deal Seems Likely; Analysts Question $2B
Mediapost.com – Westport,CT,USA
A MICROSOFT PURCHASE OF DOUBLECLICK and its Dart technology would give Redmond a badly needed leg up in its battle against Google and add anywhere from an
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