Weil's View on Finance, Afternoon Edition

Here is some of what I've been reading this afternoon.

Good afternoon, View fans. Remember that nice pop in Microsoft's stock price last month after Steve Ballmer said he would retire as head of the company? Well, almost all of the gain disappeared today after Microsoft said it would pay $7.2 billion to buy Nokia's mobile-phone business. Seems he couldn't leave well enough alone. And on that note, on to today's afternoon reads.

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