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Google Stock Goes From "Buy" to "Sell" Following Motorola Acquisition

Google Stock Goes From "Buy" to "Sell" Following Motorola Acquisition

Not everyone seems to think that Google's Motorola acquisition decision was a good one. Standard and Poors, one of the biggest credit ratings agencies -- the same people who downgraded U.S credit -- saw fit to downgrade Google's stock rating from "buy" to "sell".

According to an article at Mashable, S&P equity analyst Scott Kessler sees the acquisition as an enormous risk which could adversely impact Google's "growth, margins and balance sheet".

He also thinks that buying a truckload of patents from Motorola definitely won't stop Google from being sued. So the question now is, what exactly is Google planning to do?

(Via Mashable, WSJ)

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