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“Sell, sell, sell!!!”

“Dude, what are you doing?”

“I’m selling my Yahoo stock. It just shot up from $10.71 to $12.20 because Jerry Yang left Yahoo’s helm. If I sell now before it drops again, I can get some tacos at Jack in the Box.”

Google Finance shows that Yahoo is rising from its infamous $10 stock, and this may not be the end of the Yang Bang….wait…wait..it just dropped 3 cents…I would finish this post, but I need to go sell my Yahoo stock before it drops back down to $10…

Actually, there is a steady rise. A good sign? Perhaps…

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Google announced today that it would not be going steady with Yahoo. They couldn’t get over the prenup, and some of Google’s friends were concerned about this relationship. So, Google thought long and hard about it. They even tried to give it one more shot, but today Google just wants to be friends.

The breakup was done in a noisy restaurant…meaning today everyone doesn’t care unless you’re covering yesterday’s election, Prop 8, and the Senate race results.

What does this mean for Yahoo? Well, it means that Jerry Yang and David Filo have to start thinking about the future of their company. This is the second big hit this week after Yahoo announced it would be shutting down its streaming video site Yahoo Live.

Here’s a pic of the cloud from the website Brandtags.net. People are shown a brand (in this case Yahoo’s logo) and they write down the first word they associate with the Brand. Yahoo’s results page show words like “dead,” “lame,” and “not google.”

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So, good luck, Jerry and David. You guys just weren’t ready for a grown up relationship. I know, your hearts are broken. But there are other fish in the sea.

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