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Selling Off Yahoo Japan Stake is Suddenly the Easiest Option

2:34 am on Nov 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I guess the timing of this with the Yen so high might be good for their books.

As Yahoo Ponders Its Fate Endlessly — Selling Off Yahoo Japan Stake Is Suddenly Its Easiest Option [allthingsd.com]

It’s no small irony, then, that perhaps its only easy move right now and the one most likely to happen soon — and which could temporarily assuage its always restless shareholders — is to finally settle a long and arduous effort to sell its Japanese assets.

Sources close to the situation said that this deal — as has been reported — is closer than any other that Yahoo is contemplating.