Byline: Stacy Mosher
The news never rests, and nowhere is it busier than on the Internet bulletin boards. This column excerpts the choicest messages on the latest deals. Postings are selected from several sources, including Yahoo!, Raging Bull, Motley Fool and Silicon Investor.
Disclaimer: Board postings are entirely the product of their authors, and The Deal assumes no responsibility for the veracity or accuracy of their content.
With few deals being offered, the hottest debate on the Internet bulletin boards centered on discouraging news.
Corning Inc. announced late Monday that it would absorb a $4.8 billion non-cash, non-tax deductible charge related to two acquisitions it made a year ago.
The Corning, N.Y.-based telecommunications equipment maker was obliged to eliminate the goodwill attributed to its purchase of optical filter maker NetOptix Corp. and of the optical components business of Italian tire maker Pirelli SpA. …