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Ultimate Street Fight: Yahoo

Yahoo has been dead money for years. Is there any good reason to put money to work in this stock, now?

Fast Money newcomer Josh Brown of TheReformedBroker.com says it’s a "buy" due to the value of its assets. "The Asian stuff is worth the market cap right now," he says. "Whether an offer comes from a competitor or a private equity buyer it could be worth double (if valued) by the sum of the parts."

Meanwhile, BGC tech analyst Colin Gillis thinks you should run in the other direction. "Revenue growth has been anemic and strategically Facebook just surpassed Yahoo! in uniques." In other words, the fortunes of this company just go from bad to worse.

Who makes the better argument? Watch the video and find out now!
















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TRADE UPDATE: BANK OF AMERICA

Watch the video below for our conversation with Chris Whalen who decided not to upgrade Bank of America after he told us on Monday he intended to raise it to a 'Neutral.'






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For James West
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