Icahn does not have your interest in mind, he's only in it for himself. On the other hand, if Warren Buffet announced he and Berkshire Hathaway were staking a position in eBay, that would be another story.
Othewise, get in now and you're just going to be another bagholder.
Correct. Everyone is entitled to their opinion about whether or not EBAY is good for shorts or longs. But, the one fact remains - currently, this company is NOT RUN like a long term...it's agenda has been Q to Q. Have to take that into consideration.