Yahoo, MSN 'Will Die'

Bloggers weigh in on the prospects for a deal and for success if it does take place. Skepticism abounds

Shares of Yahoo! (YHOO) surged on May 4 after reports that the Internet giant may merge with Microsoft (MSFT). The stock, which closed at $28.18 on May 3, soared 17% to more than $33 a share, before closing at $30.98. News that Microsoft has intensified its pursuit of Yahoo and requested the company to enter formal negotiations was first reported by the New York Post. Neither company has provided public comment.

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