In case you missed it earlier today, not everyone is taking this recession thing laying down.
International Business Machines Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. are negotiating a takeover that values Sun at $9 to $10 a share, people familiar with the matter said.
Personally, we like the world better with an independent Sun. There's no standing in the way of progress, however. (Or an 80% premium).
IBM, Sun Said to Be Discussing Deal at $9 to $10 [Bloomberg]