Marcial: 'An Excellent Deal' for Yahoo

Activist investor Carl Icahn, who has a pivotal 5% stake in Yahoo! (YHOO), is one of the few fans of the much ballyhooed search agreement that Yahoo signed with Microsoft (MSFT) on July 29. "I think it is an excellent deal, and Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz and her team did an excellent job under the circumstances," says Icahn, who has kept silent about the much criticized search deal until now.

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