Why eBay Should Spin Off PayPal
The following video is part of our daily MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and advisors Ron Gross and Joe Magyer discuss the latest business news. Today the guys discuss eBay's latest earnings and PayPal, one of the company's most valuable assets. Joe makes the case that keeping PayPal in house for now makes sense, but that spinning it off in a couple of years will unlock even greater value for eBay.
Amazon.com and eBay are two companies poised to take part in an explosion of Internet traffic; the growth is at a level that traffic is expected to quadruple by 2015! The Motley Fool has compiled a new report called "The Motley Fool's Top Stock for 2011" that highlights a company that's set to profit handsomely from the booming amounts of data flowing across the Internet, no matter which company delivers the video. Thousands have requested access to this special free report, and now you can access it today at no cost. You can get instant access to the name of this company by clicking here -- it's free.
At the time this article was published Chris Hillowns shares, andMotley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying, shares of Amazon.com and eBay. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2011 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.