"Here, with the stock market melting, we find Sun Microsystems
in most uncomfortable territory. It's got a stock market value of
$7.7bn, which means that the one-time lord of the servers is a
"Our friends on Wall Street warn that Sun needs to maintain at
least a $10bn market capitalization to stay in the large cap
territory and part of the large cap funds. Should Sun hang around
in $7bn country for too long, then a sell-off will start, making
things even worse on Sun investors. (In addition, a whopping 57m
shares, nearing 10 per cent of all out-standing shares, are already
shorting Sun, up from 25m last month...)"
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