MySpace, Yahoo Swap? Worst. Deal. Ever.

Link: Report: Murdoch ponders MySpace, Yahoo 'swap' -

"Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is discussing swapping social networking
Web site MySpace for a 25 percent stake in Yahoo, The Times newspaper

Remember when East Germany and West Germany merged and they set the exchange rate at 1:1 and it wound up crushing the German economy to the point where it became known as the "Sick Man of Europe"?   That's the kind of effect Yahoo buying MySpace at a valuation of $9+ billion would be.