Google's Skyrocketing Value & Today's First Analyst Day

In case you missed it, Google has now overtaken eBay as the highest-valued internet company out there. Google Surges Past eBay as Valuation Debate Rages from Reuters looks at what people thing about Google now being worth $56 billion -- making it nearly as large as people like Walt Disney and bigger than companies like GM and Alcoa.

Some analysts think that's fine -- others find it too much. Of course, Boggled by Google: Wall Street Way Off Mark explains that the analysts themselves have trouble accurately predicting how Google.

Perhaps the company's first "Analyst Day" being held today will help them. The press apparently aren't allowed, one media outlet trying to get in told me. But anyone can hear a webcast via the Google Investor web site.

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