Comments on: Friendliness isn’t insider trading http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Timothy Hatton http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/comment-page-1/#comment-6862 Wed, 16 Sep 2009 20:12:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/#comment-6862 eBay made a mistake by not buying the technology

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By: bcw210 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/comment-page-1/#comment-6484 Tue, 08 Sep 2009 05:14:50 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/#comment-6484 eric2008, this would not be considered material information that needs to be disclosed, unless maybe they already had some sort of secret agreement to settle the litigation. A mere ‘likelihood’ isn’t enough – and if the idea here is simply that this team has friendlier relations with JoltID and therefore expect that they might have an easier time reaching a settlement, I would say that it’s not even a ‘likelihood’ – perhaps more likely, but not anywhere near the level of certainty that gives rise to a filing obligation.

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By: husain http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/comment-page-1/#comment-6479 Mon, 07 Sep 2009 22:27:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/#comment-6479 we are not in the world of M&A as all people think. Its the time of buying shares and companies at a lower premium its all about buying in a discounted markets cash in dollars is a way a mean of power only for buying shares will we have a M&A pupple yes we will.

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By: eric20008 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/comment-page-1/#comment-6450 Sun, 06 Sep 2009 16:14:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/09/05/friendliness-isnt-insider-trading/#comment-6450 Of course there’s the obvious, which is that eBay is required to inform shareholders via SEC filings of any material information. The likelihood of settling the suit certainly would qualify. EBay’s value should Skype’s founders prevail has generated much Internet speculation and is a legitimate topic for discussion. Joe Nocera’s a respected journalist and his views are valued even if he’s not 100 percent right.

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