Was Scott Thompson the Right Choice for Yahoo?

Former eBay (EBAY) PayPal President Scott Thompson wasn't on anyone's short-list of possible next CEOs for Yahoo! (YHOO).  The stock immediately traded down this morning on the news and then further declined during the conference call introducing him when Chairman Roy Bostock clumsily announced there would be no way that Yahoo! would be taken private.

From the early days after Bartz was let go in September, I was calling out Marc Andreessen and Peter Chernin as great next CEOs for the company. I still think both men would dramatically remake the company....772 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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