Wow: the Story Behind LinkedIn Corp. Stock’s Huge 48% Move — The Motley Fool

What a difference a day makes! There's real Microsoft Dynamics!  #Social #BigData #Analytics

  • The Motley Fool owns shares of Microsoft.
  • The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends LinkedIn.
  • The $196 per share Microsoft agreed to pay LinkedIn is 50% higher than where shares were trading before the announcement.
  • Shares jumped as much as 48.3%, driven by a Monday morning announcement that Microsoft ( NASDAQ:MSFT ) reached a deal to acquire the social network for professionals for $26.2 billion.
  • LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner will remain at the helm, reporting to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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@KirkDBorne: “What a difference a day makes! There’s real Microsoft Dynamics! #Social #BigData #Analytics”


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Wow: the Story Behind LinkedIn Corp. Stock’s Huge 48% Move — The Motley Fool

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