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Internet Stock Report: Corel: Linux Value Investing?

Dec 10, 1999, 18:03 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Taulli)

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"Yes, Linux fever is spreading -- affecting even stocks that have a remote connection to the popular operating system."

"However, investors need to be very careful. True, Linux is a fast-growing operating system. It's reliable, scalable and it's free. The system is modifiable by some of the smartest programmers around the world. Also, Microsoft is under extreme pressure from the Justice Department."

"Yet, there are some shaky companies, which are benefiting tremendously from the Linux movement, that may give investors heartache. One is Corel (CORL) . The company has a long-past, with much turmoil. Interestingly enough, the company has been trying to compete against Microsoft in the word processing and spreadsheet market -- of course, with little success."

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