Is This Tech Portfolio Undervalued?
The following video is part of today's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Bill Mann and Jason Moser, discuss the latest business news. Shares of AOL soared today on news the company sold more than 800 patents to Microsoft for just over $1 billion. In this segment the guys discuss a few questions prompted by the deal. Did Microsoft get a bargain or overpay for the patents? What's the best way for investors to play the land grab going on in the world of technology patents? And are tech companies like Research In Motion good candidates for a similar deal?
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